February Newsmakers

WATCH: Caring House provides comfort to patients at Duke Cancer Institute (WNCN)

WATCH: Victory Ride raising money for cancer research (ABC 11)

What to Say When You Meet the Angel of Death at a Party (The New York Times)
Features Kate Bowler, PhD, Duke Divinity School, who's battling stage 4 colon cancer 

Episode 5: Kate Bowler on the presence of God in the face of death (Faith & Leadership)
Features Ray Barfield, MD

Enlisting Dogs in the War on Cancer (American Veterinarian)
Features William Eward, MD, PhD

The Future of Bladder Cancer Treatment (Cure Today)
Features Daniel George, MD

Patients With AR-Positive TNBC May Benefit From Enzalutamide Treatment (Targeted Oncology)
Features P. Kelly Marcom, MD

Balancing Hospice Utilization With the Need for Transfusion in Leukemia (AJMC)
Features Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD

Reaching Out: Cancer Program-Community Collaborations for Health Equity (ACCC)
Features Nadine Barrett, PhD

WATCH: Dr. Stinchcombe Discusses the PACIFIC Trial for NSCLC (OncLive)
Features Thomas Stinchcome, MD

WATCH: Dr. Blackwell Discusses Tucatinib in HER2+ Breast Cancer (OncLive)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD

WATCH: Dr. Zhang Discusses Neoadjuvant Therapy in Kidney Cancer (OncLive)
Features Tian Zhang, MD

WATCH: The Role of Transplant in Myeloma (OncLive)
Features Cristina Gasparetto, MD 

WATCH: Impact of Maintenance Therapy in Myeloma (OncLive)
Features Cristina Gasparetto, MD

WATCH: Treatment Guidelines for Relapsed/Refractory ITP (OncLive)
Features Ivy Altomare, MD 

Leveling the Odds: How Two Duke Professors Are Giving Families in Tanzania a Better Chance of Beating Cancer (Duke Global Health Institute)
Features Nelson Chao, MD

2018 Pioneer: John Sampson (The Chronicle)
Features John Sampson, MD, PhD

Wilson Medical Center becomes Duke cancer affiliate (The Wilson Times)
Features Duke Cancer Network 

LYME SCI: Using the lessons of cancer to target Lyme disease (lymedisease.org blog)
Features Neil Spector, MD

WATCH: Dr. Gasparetto on Efficacy of Selinexor Combination in Multiple Myeloma (OncLive)
Features Cristina Gasparetto, MD

Thyroid Cancer Rates Are Rising For An Infuriating Reason (Forbes)
Features Peter Ubel, MD

LISTEN: Stats + Stories: Were The Cancer Clusters Real? Statistical Support For Evaluating Public Policy (WYSO, Miami)
Features David Banks, PhD

Let there be darkness (Duke Nicholas School of the Environment)
Features William Schlesinger, PhD

A Mutational Timer is Built into the Chemistry of DNA (Duke Today)
Features Hashim M. Al-Hashimi, PhD 

Hospital Music ‘A Reminder That There’s Life’ (Duke Research Blog)

Quin Houff Returns To Daytona, Looks to Repeat and Improve Performance From One Year Ago (Speedway Digest)
Features Duke Cancer Institute


Genomic Landscape of Cell-Free DNA in Patients with Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Discovery. published online Dec. 1, 2017. Strickler JH, Loree JM, Ahronian LG, Parikh AR, Niedzwiecki D, Pereira AAL, McKinney M, Korn WM, Atreya CE, Banks KC, Nagy RJ, Meric-Bernstam F, Lanman RB, Talasaz A, Tsigelny IF, Corcoran RB, Kopetz S.

XIAP regulation by MNK links MAPK and NFkB signaling to determine an aggressive breast cancer phenotype. Cancer Research. 2018 Jan. 19. Evans MK, Brown MC, Geradts J, Bao X, Robinson TJ, Jolly JK, Vermeulen P, Palmer GM, Gromeier M, Levine H, Morse MA, Van Laere S, Devi GR

Collaborative Practice Model: Improving the Delivery of Bad News; Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2018, Volume 22, Issue 1. Pamela N. BowmanKim Slusser, Deborah “Hutch” Allen.

Price Transparency for Whom? In Search of Out-of-Pocket Cost Estimates to Facilitate Cost Communication in Cancer Care; PharmacoEconomics, Nature. Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Shelley Fuld Nasso, S. Yousuf Zafar.

Engaging African Americans in Research: The Recruiter’s Perspective. Ethnicity & Disease, Vol 27(4), Autumn 2017. Barrett, N., Ingraham, K., Vann Hawkins, T, Moorman, P.G.