Advancing Health Together
In the world of health, we live in a time of unprecedented breakthroughs in biomedical science, education, technology and health care. New challenges and opportunities change our expectations of well-being and longevity.
With your help, Duke Health stands enviably positioned to take advantage of and pursue these possibilities. Every day, your dollars are translating today’s breakthrough discoveries into lifesaving care.
Why do perfectly good cancer treatments suddenly stop working? Researcher and lymphoma survivor Kris Wood is finding answers.
“One day, patients will have access to regenerative medicine treatments that will circumvent the complications of organ donation,” says Sharlini Sankaran, PhD, executive director of Duke’s Regeneration Next Initiative. “We will be able to use our bodies’ own innate repair mechanisms to eliminate the wait time, cost, and limited supply of organ transplantation. Instead of transplanting organs, we will know how to repair our own.”
A large number of options for advanced prostate cancer is what drew James "Jimmy" Barnes to Duke Cancer Institute, after having been treated at UNC-Chapel Hill for more than a decade.
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Care, heal, teach, discover—that’s what your gifts empower Duke Health to do. Your generosity keeps us vigilant and innovative, able to take on urgent challenges and promising opportunities.