September Newsmakers

Bone marrow transplant recipient meets stranger who saved his life (Duke Medicine Blog)
Duke Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Bone marrow recipient meets man who saved his life at Duke (WNCN)
Duke Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Duke bone marrow recipient meets his donor (The News & Observer)
Duke Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Duke Medical Center Hosts Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion (Time Warner Cable News)
Duke Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program

A Silent Killer: Five Things All Women Should Know About Ovarian Cancer (ABC 11)
Features surgical oncologist Angeles Secord, MD

Researchers expanding use of poliovirus for cancer treatment (The Chronicle)
Features Matthias Gromeier, MD; Daniel George, MD; and Smita Nair, PhD

Hahn Receives ASTRO Members Awarded Fellows Designation (ASCO Post)
Features Carol A. Hahn, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

LeBlanc receives Sojourns Award (Duke Medicine)
Features Thomas LeBlanc, MD

Carolina Perspectives: Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Walk (

Komen grants $3 million to research at Duke, UNC (

Mammograms Save Lives (Upper Michigan Source)
Features Linda Sutton, MD, Duke Cancer Network

Duke To Host Breast Cancer Awareness Meet (


A randomised non-comparative phase II trial of cixutumumab (IMC-A12) or ramucirumab (IMC-1121B) plus mitoxantrone and prednisone in men with metastatic docetaxel-pretreated castration-resistant prostate cancer. (UROTODAY
by Maha Hussain, Dana Rathkopf, Glenn Liu, Andrew Armstrong, Wm Kevin Kelly, Anna Ferrari, John Hainsworth, Adarsh Joshi, Rebecca R Hozak, Ling Yang, Jonathan D Schwartz, Celestia S Higano

Focal, whole-gland cryo yield similar cancer control (Urology Times)
by Melissa Mendez, MD

Quantification of the Iodine Content of Perigastric Adipose Tissue by Dual-Energy CT: A Novel Method for Preoperative Diagnosis of T4-Stage Gastric Cancer (Plos)
by Qing-Yi Wei, Duke Cancer Institute