December Newsmakers

January 6, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

Duke hospital makes treatment of certain cancers more convenient (WRAL Channel 5)
Features Junzo Chino, MD

Financial Toxicity’ Can Lower Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life (Health Canal)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS 

Researchers map paths to cancer drug resistance (AAAS EurekAlert!)
Studies find molecular pathways involved in melanoma drug resistance (Melanoma News Today)
Features Kris Wood, PhD 

Hospital’s expanded cancer center a win for patients (The Daily Dispatch)
Features Duke LifePoint

New imaging detects more prostate tumors (WRAL.com)
Features Rajan Gupta, MD

Slotkin Receives Society of Toxicology Education Award (medschoolblog.edu)
Features Theodore Slotkin, PhD, professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology in the Duke University School of Medicine

Duke Medicine Launches Online Version of Clinical Practice Today (heraldonline.com)
Published by Duke Medicine, Clinical Practice Today is an online resource for healthcare professionals

Most elderly breast cancer patients receive unnecessary radiation (MNT)
Features Rachel C. Blitzblau, MD, PhD