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Stroke Care at Duke

Read about the innovative approaches taken by Duke doctors to treat cancer -- and the people whose lives have been affected.

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Stroke Survivor Becomes Advocate for Stroke Awareness and Heart Health
Stroke Survivor Becomes Advocate for Stroke Awareness and Heart Health

When 44-year-old Raleigh resident Andy Beal suddenly became disoriented and weak in the middle of the night, he didn’t realize he was experiencing a “mini-stro ...

Fast access to stroke procedure saves Wilmington woman’s life and health
Fast access to stroke procedure saves Wilmington woman’s life and health

Duke Raleigh Hospital is one of a handful in NC that offers lifesaving thrombectomy for stroke. Dara Damery got transferred there from Wilmington just in time. ...

Telestroke technology speeds Danville woman to lifesaving stroke treatment
Telestroke technology speeds Danville woman to lifesaving stroke treatment

All Juanita Grant remembers is talking on the phone in her Danville, VA, apartment. Then she woke up at Duke University Hospital and learned she’d had a stroke ...

Duke Telestroke Network Improves Stroke Care, Patient Outcomes at 5 NC, VA Hospitals
Duke Telestroke Network Improves Stroke Care, Patient Outcomes at 5 NC, VA Hospitals

Patients at Duke Telestroke Network hospitals get the immediate care they need and, when necessary, are transferred faster to hospitals providing advanced proc ...