The patient care provided at the Duke Cancer Institute wouldn’t be possible without the efforts of the hundreds of nurses who work in our many specialty areas.
The Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant (ABMT) unit is a 16-bed unit that cares for patients throughout the transplant continuum. The Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinic is best described as a day hospital.
Our research nurses work within our disease based programs that span the care continuum. They collaborate with others on the multidisciplinary team and serve as the clinical liaison between the principal investigator and clinical staff.
Our inpatient oncology nurses have the opportunity to work on either a 31-bed acute leukemia and lymphoma unit or on a 31-bed solid tumor unit.
Nurses in many of our clinics work in a primary care nursing model where nurses work with specific physicians and disease sites to provide consistent care to patients.
The Oncology Treatment Clinic (OTC) is an outpatient, hospital-based infusion center that provides cancer therapies to adults with many different types of cancer or infusion services for non-oncology patients.
Radiation oncology nurses at the Duke Cancer Institute practice in a primary care nursing model where nurses work with specific physicians and disease sites to provide consistent care to patients.
The Duke Oncology Network (DON) operates at eight clinical sites across North Carolina. Two nurse practitioners and 49 nurses are responsible for providing care at these affiliate locations.
Our master’s prepared advanced practice nurses serve as role models, educators, and mentors within the DCI.
We have clinical nurse specialists who collaborate with our unit based leadership on practice, education and research initiatives and nurse practitioners that provide comprehensive care to our patients across the care continuum and in our breast survivorship clinic.