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DCI Centers of Excellence bring together multidisciplinary teams of nationally recognized specialists to move the needle in cancer research and treatment. Members of these unique, innovative Centers represent basic science, clinical research, patient care, and education. Our mission is to discover new approaches to research and treatment care that push the boundaries of what we know now.

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Our mission is to reduce the burden of cancer and promote health equity in the Duke Cancer Institute catchment area and beyond.

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A new series from Medscape "Better with Age: Improving Breast Cancer Care in Older Adults" featuring Duke and UNC clinicians, launched in March and continues through this fall. So far three of four video episodes are available to watch. They are as follows: Episode 1: The Difference Age Makes || Episode 2: Front and Center || Episode 3: Tailoring Treatment || Episode 4: Upgrading the Assessment (coming soon). Series screenshots include: Gretchen Kimmick, MD (top right); Rebeca Shelby, PhD (bottom right); Gretchen Kimmick, MD, studies a breast image (bottom left, left); physical therapist Lisa Massa, CLT, PT, WCS (bottom left, right)

Better With Age: Improving Breast Cancer Care in Older Adults

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