Category Archive: Conferences and Events

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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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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Mar 03

DCI Seminar Series (3.22.17)

Kristopher Sarosiek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present “Primed for life or death: dynamic regulation of apoptosis in cancers and healthy tissues” at the next DCI Seminar Series, which will be held on Wednesday, March 22. Sarosiek pursued graduate training in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the University of …

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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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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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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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Feb 15

Seminars in Women’s Cancer Series Features Laura Havrilesky, MD (2.23.17)

The Duke Cancer Institute’s Women’s Cancer Program will host a talk by Laura Havrilesky, MD, on “Women’s preferences in ovarian cancer treatment decisions” on Thursday, February 23, at 5:00 p.m. at the Trent Semans Center, rm. 4067. Havrilesky is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Duke University School of Medicine. The event is part of …

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Feb 15

Duke Debates: Hematologic Malignancies (4.21.17)

A Duke Debates conference on “Controversies in the Management of Hematologic Malignancies,” presented by the Duke Cancer Network in collaboration with Duke Cancer Institute, will be held Friday, April 21, through Sunday, April 23, at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. This educational program is directed toward oncologists, hematologists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurse …

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Feb 09

Local 5K To Deliver CRUSHing Blow

Members of the Duke Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Program is ready to deliver another CRUSHing blow to colorectal cancer as they prepare to lace up and step out for the Fourth Annual CRUSH Colorectal 5K Run on Saturday, March 25, in Durham. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is one of the most common …

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Feb 09

Duke Hospice To Host Venetian Carnival

The 15th Anniversary Duke Hospice Gala, a Venetian Carnival, will be held on April, 1, at the Sheraton Imperial RTP, Durham. The black tie optional event will feature food, music and dancing. The annual gala helps raise money to support the mission of Duke Hospice in providing services to families throughout nine counties in North Carolina. …

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