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E.g., 2018-06-17
April 12, 2017

Dr. Rachel Greenup Receives Health Policy Scholarship

Congratulations to Rachel Greenup, MD, MPH , Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, for being selected as a recipient of the Health Policy Scholarship provided by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. The scholarship will allow Dr...Read more
April 11, 2017

Duke Surgery Advanced Practice Providers Recognized by PDC

Congratulations to the following Advanced Practice Providers on your most recent accomplishments! Maryellen Kelly, DNP, CPNP, Pediatric Urology : Publications and Presentations Evaluation of Spina Bifida Transitional Care Practices in the United States. Presented at Spina Bifida World Congress, San...Read more
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