Winter 2023 Magazine
Duke Cancer Institute oncologists blaze the trail
By Julie Poucher Harbin, Duke Cancer Institute
In October 2022, gynecologic oncologists Brittany Davidson, MD; Haley Moss, MD, MBA; and Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, MSc, participated in national-level events under the auspices of the White House Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The focus was on breast and gynecologic cancers.
By Alexis Porter, Duke Health News Office
Non-Hispanic Black patients are less likely to receive guideline-appropriate treatment for ovarian cancer than non-Hispanic white patients, significantly affecting their treatment quality and survival chances.
The study, appearing online in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, was led by Duke Health researchers Mary Katherine Anastasio, MD, a resident in Duke Ob/Gyn, and Tomi Akinyemiju, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences.
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Read about Duke Ob/Gyn's newsmakers in 2023, including national awards, grants and research programs and featured publications.