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DCI Center for Prostate & Urologic Cancers Blog provides updates, organizational announcements, the latest in funding opportunities and information on upcoming conferences and symposiums. This blog also highlights inspiring patient stories and the accomplishments and achievements of faculty and staff. Subscribers are invited to submit story ideas and other news of interest. Email submissions and feedback to Jessica Hyland, Editor-In-Chief.

2019 Men's Health Screening

Get in the game — know your scores. Duke Cancer Institute's Office of Health Equity (OHE) and its partner Lincoln Community Health Center will offer FREE prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 8. Men between the ages of 45 and 75, who have never been diagnosed with...

Doctors Take A Plunge For Cancer Research

Ready for a good soaking, oncologists from the DCI Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers and colleagues from around Duke Cancer Institute participated in taking a chilly plunge on May 16, 2019, to raise funds and awareness for breakthrough prostate urologic cancer research. “We couldn’t have...

The OncoPig Cancer Model

Join us for a presentation by Lawrence Schook, MD, Edward William and Jane Marr Gutsgell Professor of Animal Sciences and Radiology at the University of Illinois, on "The Oncopig Cancer Model (OCM): A Platform for Transitional, Translational and Transformative Advances in Cancer Research." Location...

Controversies In Prostate Cancer Treatment & Screening (3.27.19)

Social scientist Jenny Donovan, PhD, FMedSci, a visiting scholar at the Durham VA Health System's Cooperative Studies Program Epidemiology Center (CSPEC) and Duke University, will deliver a talk on "Randomized trials for controversies in prostate cancer treatment and screening: recruitment and...

Zhang To Speak On Kidney Cancer At Patient Forum (3.2.19)

Save the Date: Urologic oncologist Tian Zhang will be speaking to patients about the ever changing first line strategies for mRCC (metastatic renal cell carcinoma) on March 2, 2019, at the Kidney Cancer Patient and Survivor Conference, to be held at The Friday Center, room Dogwood A/B, at 100...

Duke Hosts Urologic Assembly & Urologic Cancer Symposium

Duke Urology will host the 51st annual Leading Edge Urology: Duke Urologic Assembly & Urologic Cancer Symposium from March 28 — 31 in Orlando, Florida. This educational conference features lectures by Duke faculty and guest urologists, medical and radiation oncologists. “At Duke, we have...

#MoDukes Ready For Movember

It's the time of year when things get a little hairy. In recognition of Movember, the month otherwise known as November, men far and wide are growing mustaches to help raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer research. The Movember Foundation, an Australian-based organization that launched the...

Biden Cancer Community Summit Hosted At Duke Cancer Center

On Sept. 21, former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, MD, will host the National Biden Cancer Summit in Washington, D.C. The summit will focus on the patient’s journey — from prevention to a cancer diagnosis, through treatment and into survivorship — and...

Get In The Game. Know Your Scores.

According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Moreover, men of African descent are 73 percent more likely to develop prostate cancer than Caucasian men and are nearly 2.3 times...

The Truth About Black Men's Health: Your Time to Talk, Our Time to Listen

June is Men's Health Month. In recognition, the Men's Health Council of Durham County and Duke Cancer Institute Office of Health Equity are collaborating to host "The Truth About Black Men's Health: Your Time to Talk, Our Time to Listen." This forum will address health issues relevant to men in our...

Free Prostate Cancer Screening (9.8 and 9.9.18)

Men between the ages of 45‐75 who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer, are invited to come and get a free onsite prostate cancer screening; including prostate specific antigen (PSA) and digital rectal exam (DRE), at the locations and times listed below. Free blood pressure exams,...

MoDukes Raise 36K For November

Growing mustaches in November is fun, but ask any MoDuke and he will tell you — the hairy endeavor benefits a serious mission to support men's health. For the past six years faculty and staff from Duke University and Duke Health have formed teams to support the Movember Foundation 's annual...

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