April Newsmakers

Two Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Duke Today)

A New Way of Looking at Melanomas and Renaissance Paintings (Duke Today)
Features Warren Warren, PhD

Doctors Say Deadly Infections Can Come from Getting a Prostate Exam (ABC WAAY-31)
Features Thomas Polascik, MD

IBM’s Watson Can Now do in Minutes What takes Cancer Doctors Weeks (Business Insider)

Tick-Borne Diseases – Menace in our Midst (Shelter Island Reporter)
Features Neil Spector, MD

QDACT: A Web-Based Tool Shines a Light on Quality Palliative Care (Oncology Issues)
by Arif Kamal, MD, Amy Abernethy, MD, and colleagues

A CEO’s View On Cancer, Virus-Based ‘Cures,’ And ’60 Minutes’ Vs. Reality (Forbes)

Exercise Slows Tumor Growth and Improves Chemotherapy (Cancer Therapy Advisor)
Features Mark Dewhirst, DVM, PhD


Low-Dose Consolidation Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Unfavorable Hodgkin Lymphoma (International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Statistics
by Yuan Wu, PhD, and colleagues

Focal Therapy of Prostate Cancer: Making Steady Progress Toward a First-Line Image-Guided Treatment Modality (Current Opinions in Urology)  
by Thomas Polascik, MD

Comparison of Native Light Daily Smokers and Light Daily Smokers Who Were Former Heavy Smokers (Nicotine and Tobacco Research)
by Laura Fish, PhD, MPH, Kathryn Pollak, PhD, and colleagues

Making Progress on Progression in Metastatic Prostate Cancer (Journal of Clinical Oncology)
by Andrew Armstrong, MD and Susan Halabi, PhD