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About Duke Cancer Center
Our doctors are recognized leaders for their roles in developing new drugs, cancer vaccines, and novel approaches to treating cancer and related symptoms through our ongoing clinical trials. We are also part of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers dedicated to improving patient care.
We combine the latest research advances with compassionate care to provide you with an individualized cancer treatment plan for the stage and type of your cancer. We don’t just treat your cancer; we treat your whole person.
- Bladder Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Glioblastoma and Other Primary Brain Cancers
- Gynecologic Cancers
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The Duke Cancer Center was designed with input from patients, families, and caregivers to ensure you and your loved ones experience a welcoming, supportive and healing environment.
Registration is designed to improve flow and effortless navigation of the facility. You will check in with our patient service associates as you enter the building, and will receive a pager, which provides additional privacy and allows for visiting other areas of the Cancer Center until notified to come to your appointment.
Patients may receive chemotherapy outdoors in our rooftop garden area if their treatment regimen allows.
Beginning in the soaring central atrium, the Duke Cancer Center’s common spaces foster a feeling of comfort and relaxation. Clinics offer spacious, comfortable waiting areas featuring large windows and natural light. Host stations can be found in waiting areas where volunteers provide beverages, light snacks and information about patient resources.
The Quiet Room provides a tranquil space where patients and their families can take time to reflect, relax, meditate or pray. The Quiet Room inspires peace, quiet and spiritual meditation for individuals of all faiths.
The Belk Boutique, located on the ground floor of the Duke Cancer Center, offers trendy wigs styled in the latest fashions, chic head wraps, turbans, scarves and hats, cosmetics and other accessories to help enhance a patient’s self-image during cancer treatment. The boutique offers private consultation rooms for fitting wigs, prosthetic devices, and surgical garments.