Karen E. Butler

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Name: Karen E. Butler
Date registered: April 30, 2014

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  1. Kastan, Modrich Elected Fellows Of The AACR Academy Class Of 2017 — March 17, 2017
  2. André To Retire After More Than 20 Years Of Service — March 15, 2017
  3. Be The Match — March 14, 2017
  4. Miller Named Administrative Director — March 13, 2017
  5. Goins Competes For Woman Of The Year — March 13, 2017

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Mar 17

Kastan, Modrich Elected Fellows Of The AACR Academy Class Of 2017

Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD, executive director, Duke Cancer Institute, and Paul Modrich, PhD, recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, have been elected as Fellows of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Academy Class of 2017. The AACR Academy serves to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/kastan-modrich-elected-fellows-of-the-aacr-academy-class-of-2017/

Mar 15

André To Retire After More Than 20 Years Of Service

Duke Cancer Institute congratulates Alison André on her retirement from the Duke University Health System. Alison André first came to Raleigh Community (now Duke Raleigh) Hospital in 1991 as a weekend physical therapist during graduate school before joining the team full time as the director of Sports Medicine and later director of Rehabilitation Services. She …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/andre-to-retire-after-more-than-20-years-of-service/

Mar 14

Be The Match

You’re invited to Be The Match on Friday, March 17, at Duke Hospital Medical Library on the 8th floor of Duke North in Durham, North Carolina. This is your opportunity to be involved — to transplant hope. On Feb. 14, David Zaas, MD, president, Duke Raleigh Hospital, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Support and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/be-the-match/

Mar 13

Miller Named Administrative Director

Nolan Miller, MHA, was recently named administrative director for Duke Cancer Institute’s Thoracic, Endocrine Neoplasia, and Head & Neck programs. In his new role, Miller will provide overall administrative leadership for the programs. This will include program development, space and facilities planning, and collaborative leadership to support the clinical, academic and research missions of these programs across …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/miller-named-administrative-director/

Mar 13

Goins Competes For Woman Of The Year

Jennifer Goins, a program coordinator for Duke Department of Immunology, has been nominated to compete in The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2017 Woman of the Year campaign. Goins hopes to help bring leukemia, a disease to which she lost her two-year-old nephew, to its proper end. “It is a devastating loss for my sister, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/goins-competes-for-woman-of-the-year/

Mar 13

Thomas LeBlanc Appointed AAHPM Fellow

Thomas LeBlanc, MD, MA, MHS, was recently appointed a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). LeBlanc, a cell therapy and hematologic malignancies specialist as well as a medical oncologist and palliative medicine specialist, was also recognized by AAHPM in 2015 as an Inspirational Leader Under 40. According to the American Academy of Hospice …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/thomas-leblanc-appointed-aahpm-fellow/

Mar 07

Lung Cancer Initiative To Host Evening of Hope Gala

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina will host its 10th Annual Evening of Hope Gala at the North Ridge Country Club, in Raleigh, on Saturday, April 1. The event includes dinner and a live auction. More than 219,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer each year. It is the leading cause of death among American …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/lung-cancer-initiative-to-host-evening-of-hope-gala/

Mar 01

March Ushers In $5 Discount For Duke Faculty & Staff

During the month of March organizers are offering a $5 discount to Duke faculty and staff registering for the 24th Annual Angels Among Us. The annual run takes place Saturday, April 29, at Duke University. The certified 5K begins at 8 a.m. Survivor recognition takes place at 10:30 a.m. and the 3K Walk starts at 10:45 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/march-ushers-in-5-discount-for-duke-faculty-staff/

Feb 27

Duke Cardio-Oncology Publications

Cardio-oncology is the evolving discipline focused on the intersection of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. Cardiovascular diseases increase the risk of complications of cancer treatment, and cancer treatment itself can cause cardiovascular diseases. On average, 20 percent of patients receiving certain classes of anticancer therapies may experience cardiac adverse effects that manifest as either an …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/duke-cardio-oncology-publications/

Feb 17

Lookin’ For A Cure Sets Sights On A Breakthrough

Organized by the non-profit A Cure In Sight, Lookin’ For A Cure 5K and Fun Walk/Bike Ride, an ocular melanoma benefit, will take place on Saturday, March 18, at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park Pavilion in Durham. This year’s Lookin’ For A Cure registration includes admission to the Duke vesus Wake Forest baseballgame that immediately follows the run. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://sites.duke.edu/dukecancerinstitute/lookin-for-a-cure-sets-sights-on-a-breakthrough/

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