Duke Cancer Institute Blog http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/ en REACH Equity Talk: DCI's Mitchell Presents on Obesity http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/reach-equity-talk-dcis-mitchell-presents-obesity Nia Mitchell, MD, MPH, will presents: "Developing a Framework for Integrating Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) into Community Health Centers." Mon, 13 Apr 2020 18:53:33 -0400 REACH Equity 164337 Duke SoM Celebrates 2020 Faculty Award Recipients http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-som-celebrates-2020-faculty-award-recipients DCI members Joseph Moore, MD, and Jatin Roper, MD, are among the awardees. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:34:56 -0400 Duke University School of Medicine 163188 DCRI to Expedite Study of COVID-19 Prevention in Healthcare Workers http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/dcri-expedite-study-covid-19-prevention-healthcare-workers PCORI has funded up to $50 million to evaluate hydroxychloroquine as a preventive drug for the novel coronavirus. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:28:50 -0400 Duke Health News 161153 Setting a Trap for Drug-Resistant Cancers http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/setting-trap-drug-resistant-cancers Kris Wood, PhD, and team, are investigating how to turn a tumor’s strength – its drug resistance – into a weakness. This research was published in Nature Genetics. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:35:10 -0400 Alissa Kocer 160862 Crawford a Speaker at Virtual Workshop for Caregivers (4.22.20) http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/crawford-speaker-virtual-workshop-caregivers-42220 This free workshop is for people living with cancer, their families, partners, caregivers, friends and health care professionals. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:34:53 -0400 160860 April Newsmakers http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/april-newsmakers-3 Here's a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured by the media and in academic journals. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:32:46 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 160859 Zoom In: Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/zoom-duke-unc-tobacco-treatment-specialist-training-program-68-616 This leading comprehensive evidence-based tobacco treatment training course for healthcare professionals and the public health sector is now 100% online. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:39:42 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 160569 Hereditary Prostate Cancer Linked to Family History of Breast, Ovarian Cancer http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/hereditary-prostate-cancer-linked-family-history-breast-ovarian-cancer If mothers, sisters and daughters have a history of breast and ovarian cancers, a man's risk for prostate cancer is also significantly increased. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:05:09 -0400 Sarah Avery 159295 Duke Starts Novel Decontamination of N95 Masks to Help Relieve Shortages http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-starts-novel-decontamination-n95-masks-help-relieve-shortages Duke Health research and clinical teams have confirmed a way to use existing vaporized hydrogen peroxide methods to decontaminate the masks. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:56:48 -0400 Sarah Avery 159294 Duke Joins First National Effort to Test a Potential COVID-19 Therapy http://prev.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-joins-first-national-effort-test-potential-covid-19-therapy The clinical trial of a potential COVID-19 therapy gives hospitalized adult patients with significant symptoms an option to participate. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:02:39 -0400 Duke University School of Medicine 158580