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March 28, 2017

Study Shows How BPA May Affect Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Study is the first to identify how chemicals might encourage deadly cancer’s growth The chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, appears to aid the survival of inflammatory breast cancer cells, revealing a potential mechanism for how the disease grows according to a study led by researchers in the Department...Read more
Brian Gilmore, MD, General Surgery Resident
March 22, 2017

Duke Surgery Resident’s Research Funded Through NIH

Brian Gilmore, MD , General Surgery Resident, was selected as a recipient of the Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F32) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH accepted Dr. Gilmore’s grant proposal, “The Role of Muscle Progenitor Cells in Muscle and Vascular...Read more
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