December Newsmakers

The sole survivor: Fort Lee woman beats the deadliest form of brain cancer (
Features Henry Friedman, MD; and Beth Perry, RN

Triangle scientists accept their shared Nobel Prize in Sweden (The News & Observer)
Features Paul Modrich, PhD

Experimental Headgear Extends Lives of Patients With Brain Cancer (NBC Nightly News)
Features John Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, MHSc

Scientists Study Whether Hyperthermia Treatment Makes Chemo More Effective (The Wall Street Journal)
Features Brant Inman, MD, MS

Blackwell receives Duke Distinguished Alumni Award (Duke University School of Medicine)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

Duke's plans for former Cancer Centers of N.C. site (Triangle Business Journal)

Who Can Delay Breast Cancer Treatment? A New Math Model Adds Clues (Time)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

New study allows for at-home stem cell treatments (
Features Nelson Chao, MD, MBA

Palliative Care: Time for Hematology to Step Up (ASH Clinical News)
Features Thomas LeBlanc, MD

Understanding Healthcare Costs: Patients Talk $$ With Providers (MedPage Today)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD

Tim Upchurch: Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Participant (Duke Health)
Features Michael Morse, MD

Reading labels can help reduce cancer risk from red meats (
Features Ellisabetta Politi, RD, LDN

Tamoxifen, Anastrozole Chemoprevention Reduces Invasive Breast Cancer Risk (Cancer Therapy Advisor)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

With Early Breast Cancer Treatment, Less May be More: Studies (Time)
Features Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Breast-conserving surgery plus radiation increases survival rates for women with early-stage cancer (Washington Post)

Predicting cancer's growth from few clues (Science Daily)