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Rachel Greenup,
March 16, 2017

Reducing Radiation Could Safely Cut Breast Cancer Treatment Costs

A shorter regimen is scientifically sound, but most women still get the longer therapy More than half of older women with early stage breast cancer received more radiation therapy than what might be medically necessary, adding additional treatment and health care costs, according to a study led by...Read more
Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, PhD
March 15, 2017

Humanism in Medicine Award Presented to Duke Surgery Faculty Member

The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award is presented annually to a Duke faculty member who embodies the characteristics recognized by the award: compassion, sensitivity, respect for patients and colleagues, and clinical excellence. Sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, this honor...Read more
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March 8, 2017

Duke Announces Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology

The Duke University Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology Training Grant has 3 positions available for 2-year research fellowships. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree and be in good standing or have completed a clinical training program that supports eligibility for...Read more
Debra Sudan, MD, Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery
February 20, 2017

Duke Liver Transplant Program Has Nation’s Best Outcomes

According to newly released data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Duke’s transplant center has the nation’s best outcomes for adult liver transplants from deceased donors. The center performed 98 transplants in 2016—the most in North Carolina—and is among the nation’s most...Read more
February 13, 2017

Gayathri Devi, PhD, Presents at Inflammatory Breast Cancer Conference

Gayathri Devi, PhD , Associate Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, was invited to the Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program 10th Anniversary Conference as a guest speaker and chair of the general session. Held February 11-12, 2017, the conference targeted...Read more