Duke Cancer Network

Delivering nationally-recognized cancer resources in local communities

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The Duke Cancer Network collaborates with organizations to bring excellent cancer care to their communities.

With more than twenty years working with our affiliates throughout the eastern United States, the Duke Cancer Network is backed by the resources of the Duke Cancer Institute, ranked among the top four percent of U.S. centers designated as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Duke Cancer Network has expertise in building value-based programs that define best practices and enhance quality to best serve the needs of your community. We specialize in multidisciplinary models of care and offer access to clinical research and subspecialty services including surgery and palliative care.

Our Approach

Our affiliations are tailored to meet the needs of each program and begin with an initial cancer program assessment with a report of customized findings and programmatic recommendations. Our spectrum of service and affiliation models includes:

  • Clinical Research and Education Affiliations: Our team conducts regulatory and clinical research audits and supports policy development, access to Duke investigator initiated and cooperative group trials, faculty presentations, tumor board and CME/CE programming.
  • Cancer Program Affiliations:  We work with our cancer affiliates on program development and enhancement by defining best practices while improving quality. We offer access to evidence-based guidelines and practices, education, CME/CE and research support.  Service differentiators include multidisciplinary models of care, subspecialty programmatic advisory support including surgery, palliative care and other supporting disciplines as well as clinical research offerings.  As a comprehensive service offering, co-branding as a Duke Health affiliate is available to our cancer program affiliates.
  • Clinical Affiliations: For regionally-based hospitals, clinical affiliations may be an option and include all of the services of our cancer program affiliation in addition to Duke physician coverage for affiliated oncology services.

 

The Duke Cancer Network Team

Linda M. Sutton, MD
Medical Director, Duke Cancer Network
Renee Muellenbach, RN, MSN
Assistant Vice President, Duke Cancer Network
Elizabeth Abernathy, MSN, APRN, AOCNS
Director, Clinical Practice Nursing Education and Research
Caroline Hester, RN, BSN, MHA
Senior Director, DLP Program Affiliation, Clinical Affiliation and Practice Management

Upcoming Cancer Events

Jul 28Duke Cancer
Duke Cancer Review 2017
Friday July 28th- Saturday July 29th
______Multidisciplinary Teams: Creating the Difference in Cancer Care______ Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary, NC
Aug 2Duke Cancer
Wednesday Aug 2, 4:00pm
________Duke Cancer Network: Monthly Education Series August 2017 ________ _____Fertility Concerns for the Cancer Patient: What is the woman to do?_____ Presented by Jennifer L. Eaton, MD, M.S.C.I. Medical Director, Assisted Reproductive Technology Director, Oocyte Donation Program Duke Fertility Center ***For Affiliate members only***
Aug 25Duke Cancer
Friday, August 25 at 7:55 a.m.
_________The Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd Cary, NC 27513_________ *** For Affiliate members only*** -- Please register by August 14th

Latest Cancer Network News

Jul24CDK4/CDK6 Inhibitors Show Promise in Advanced Postmenopausal Breast CancerDr Linda Sutton's discusses the role of CDK4/CDK5 inhibitors for the treatment of breast cancer pati…
Jul21Luncheon honors SRMC Staff and Gibson familyLuncheon in Lumberton honors the staff, including Dr Marvaretta Stevenson, at Southeastern Health's …
May15Dr Linda Sutton and Dr Donette Vicente published in Coping with CancerDr. Linda Sutton and Dr. Donette Vicente discuss Nourishing Your Emotional Health during Breast Canc…
Duke Cancer Network Affiliates

 

To learn more about The Duke Cancer Network or to talk with a member of our team, call 919-419-5000, email affiliationnetworks@duke.edu or complete the form below.

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