Portion of New Duke Medicine Circle Opens Dec. 5 (http://construction.dukemedicine.org/)
Dec. 1, 2011
As part of preparations for the opening of the new Duke Cancer Center in February, a portion of the new Duke Medicine Circle will open to vehicular traffic on Dec. 5.
Understanding Aggressive Breast Cancers Could Ease Racial Disparities in Death Rates (DukeHealth.org)
Sept. 20, 2011
Some aggressive breast cancer tumors that disproportionately strike African-American women are known to take up blood sugar very rapidly. Now researchers from the Women's Wellness Program at Duke University have found a similar tendency in premalignant breast cells from high-risk African-American women.
Costly Blood Clots More Common than Expected Among Cancer Patients (DukeHealth.org)
Sept. 19, 2011
An analysis of more than 30,000 cancer patients has shown that blood clots are a more common complication than doctors may realize, causing additional hospitalizations and driving up the cost of care, according to a study led by a Duke Cancer Institute researcher.
Duke Team Finds New Clues to How Cancer Spreads (DukeHealth.org)
June 27, 2011
Cancer cells circulating in the blood carry newly identified proteins that could be screened to improve prognostic tests and suggest targets for therapies, report scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute.