1. Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
2. Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
• To extend & improve the quality of life for the patient with cancer, to
extend & improve the lives of populations with cancer or at risk for
cancer, & to contribute to society via cancer research.
• To perform research of the cause, prevention, treatment, & cure of
cancer & associated conditions.
• To serve as a focal point for discovery, development & delivery of
novel concepts in cancer detection, prevention & treatment to
patients & to society.
3. 2009 Estimated US Cancer Deaths*
Lung & bronchus 30% Men Women 26% Lung & bronchus
Prostate 9% 15% Breast
Colon & rectum 9% 9% Colon & rectum
Pancreas 6% 6% Pancreas
Leukemia 4% 5% Ovary
Liver & intrahepatic 4% 4% Non-Hodgkin
bile duct lymphoma
Esophagus 4% 3% Leukemia
Urinary bladder 3% 3% Uterine corpus
Non-Hodgkin 3% 2% Liver & intrahepatic
lymphoma bile duct
Kidney & renal pelvis 3% 2% Brain/ONS
All other sites 25% 25% All other sites
ONS=Other nervous system.
Source: American Cancer Society, 2009.
4. North Carolina is ranked ninth in
the number of deaths from
cancer estimated in 2009:
1. California 54,600
2. Florida 41,270
3. Texas 36,030
4. New York 34,190
5. Pennsylvania 28,690
6. Ohio 24,350
7. Illinois 23,220
8. Michigan 20,450
9. North Carolina 18,550
5. Duke Cancer: Research & Clinical Care
Research Activity: 291 Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
members receive over $458M in Research Funding.
Each year, more than 42,000 patients with cancer seek treatment
Duke physicians see more than 7,164 new cancer patients annually
at Duke University Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, & Durham
6. Duke Cancer: Research & Clinical Care
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center is a partner to hospitals and private
practices throughout North Carolina and the Southeast in order to provide
patients with the highest quality of cancer care.
More than 13,000 cancer patients have access to services offered by the
Duke Oncology Network, a collaborative effort by the Duke University
Health System and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.
7. Community Memorial Health Center
St. Mary’s Hospital
Virginia Oncology Associates
Person Memorial Hospital Maria Parham Medical Center
Durham VA Granville Medical Center
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Carolinas Medical Center Northeast
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Scotland Memorial Hospital Columbus Regional Healthcare
Southeastern Regional Medical Center
South Carolina Oncology Assoc.
Coastal Cancer Center
Beaufort Memorial Hospital
Program Development Affiliate
Florida Hospital Cooperative Group Affiliate only
Medical Oncology Clinics/Practices
Palm Beach Cancer Institute Radiation Oncology Practices
Duke Oncology Network
Sites of Service & Affiliation Type 7
8. Increase in number of cancer cases predicted
More than 1.5 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the
United States in 2010.
14% increase in new cancer cases in NC from 2006-2011.
21% increase in new cancer cases in the Triangle from 2006-2011.
9. 2007 - 2012 New Cancer Case Growth
21% to 36%
14% to 21%
10% to 14%
6% to 10%
State and local burden of cancer
-3% to 6%
Person Warren Northampton
Warren Northampton Gates
Watauga Wilkes Granville
Mitchell Avery Forsyth Guilford
Franklin Bertie Chowan
Davie Alamance Durham
Alamance Durham Nash
MadisonYancey Martin Washington
Wake Tyrrell Dare
McDowell Burke Iredell
Randolph Chatham Wilson
Haywood Buncombe Catawba
Lincoln Cabarrus Montgomery
Cabarrus Montgomery Lee
Macon Transylvania Mecklenburg
Union Hoke Cumberland
Hoke Cumberland Jones
2007-2012 New Cancer Case Growth
21% to 36% 14% to 21% 10% to 14% 6% to 10% -3% to 6%
10. Duke Breaks Ground on New Cancer Center
Duke Medicine has embarked on the construction of the new Duke Medicine
Cancer Center, which will be dedicated solely to the care of patients with cancer.
11. Cancer Center will serve growing number of patients
New Duke Medicine Cancer
Center is scheduled to open in
2012 to serve the increasing
number of patients seeking
treatment for cancer at Duke.
12. Duke planned this new facility to bring all of the people and
the expanded services into one convenient and welcoming
Internal renderings of the new Duke
Medicine Cancer Center.
13. Duke Medicine Cancer Center
Number of Floors: 7
Square Footage: 267,000
Construction Begins: 2009
Construction Complete: 2012
3 clinical floors
140 clinical exam rooms
75 infusion stations
Radiation oncology services
Consolidates cancer services into one location
Provides new multidisciplinary team spaces
Connects to 14,000 square feet of renovated space in the Morris Cancer Clinic
Includes a concourse connection to new Duke Medicine Pavilion
Patient and Family Amenities
Outdoor rooftop terrace
Retail pharmacy and Café
Dedicated, private space for clinical trials consultation
14. Duke Medicine Cancer Center
Current Facilities Duke Medicine
Clinic Exam Rooms 79 140
Infusion 37 spaces 75 spaces
Radiation Oncology 5 linear accelerators 8 linear accelerators
15. Visit dukecancerfund.org
The Duke Cancer Fund is the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Annual
When you give to this fund, you provide unrestricted dollars we can apply
quickly and dramatically to critical work needed now:
1. speeding regulatory approval of novel therapies and patients.
2. funding frontier research and innovative treatments.
3. enabling leading-edge cancer surgeries and procedures.
4. attracting and energizing the brightest young researchers.
Best of all, your donation will foster working partnerships between our
patients and our scientists, pushing out the frontiers of cancer research
while giving patients the gift of another cherished month, another treasured
season, another priceless year.