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Improving prostate cancer detection

A new technology that fuses MRI with ultrasound images is changing prostate cancer biopsies. Duke doctors are also using it to differentiate prostate cancer [...]

January 15, 2015
Colon cancer screening

With about 135,000 new cases diagnosed each year, colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States, just behind malignancies of the lung, [...]

August 26, 2013
Preventing and treating gynecologic cancers

Andrew Berchuck, MD, is director of gynecologic oncology at Duke, and a past president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the leading organization of [...]

August 26, 2013
Duke cancer care in Wake County

Wake County residents can now access Duke Medicine cancer care and the latest in cancer care technology at three new Duke facilities: Duke Cancer Center Macon [...]

November 11, 2014
Thyroid cancer: successful treatment requires experience

Thyroid cancer is rarely fatal, but it is still a frightening diagnosis. Learn why successful treatment of thyroid cancer requires knowledge and experience.

September 24, 2013
Building better breast cancer treatments

A first-of-its-kind, late-stage breast cancer treatment developed at Duke delivers potent chemotherapy directly to cancer cells while leaving healthy cells [...]

September 24, 2013\Staff
Two paths to prostate cancer treatment

Experts tell us that treating cancer is about treating the person, not the disease. When it comes to the prostate, men have a wide range of treatment options [...]

January 30, 2015
Whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with early-stage pancreatic cancer, the most important decision you can make is where to go for treatment. Twenty to 30 percent of [...]

October 20, 2015
What you should know about prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men, other than skin cancer. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates that one of every six [...]

August 26, 2013
Lung cancer screening saves lives

Helen Wadford sings the Duke team's praises for helping her beat stage 4 lung cancer.

September 18, 2013
Statins may reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Men who begin taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins after prostate-cancer surgery are less likely to have a recurrence of their cancer, according to [...]

July 08, 2014
The silver lining in a breast cancer diagnosis

Like many women, Jean Costa found her breast cancer diagnosis to be the beginning of a journey.

September 19, 2013