Discovery Could Reduce Chemotherapy's Side Effects (DukeHealth.org)
Mar. 11, 2012
A team of researchers at Duke University has determined the structure of a key molecule that can carry chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs into cells, which could help to create more effective drugs with fewer effects to healthy tissue.
Heart Disease May Be a Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer (DukeHealth.org)
Feb. 8, 2012
In a large analysis of men participating in a prostate drug trial, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute found a significant correlation between coronary artery disease and prostate cancer, suggesting the two conditions may have shared causes.
Portion of New Duke Medicine Circle Opens Dec. 5 (http://construction.dukemedicine.org/)
Dec. 1, 2011
As part of preparations for the opening of the new Duke Cancer Center in February, a portion of the new Duke Medicine Circle will open to vehicular traffic on Dec. 5.
Understanding Aggressive Breast Cancers Could Ease Racial Disparities in Death Rates (DukeHealth.org)
Sept. 20, 2011
Some aggressive breast cancer tumors that disproportionately strike African-American women are known to take up blood sugar very rapidly. Now researchers from the Women's Wellness Program at Duke University have found a similar tendency in premalignant breast cells from high-risk African-American women.