After taking care of pediatric cancer patients in Tanzania, Kristin Schroeder, MD, MPH, and Nelson Chao, MD, MBA, established the International Cancer Care and Research Excellence Foundation (iCCARE) in 2014, a nonprofit whose mission is to give any child diagnosed with cancer the same chance of a cure regardless of where they live. Funded primarily through individual donations, iCCARE covers treatment costs for BMC pediatric cancer patients and provides other resources and support, including a hostel where they and their families can stay while receiving treatment.

For the last 20 years, Duke Bone Marrow Transplant program patients have been holding annual reunions. The first reunion, held in 1996, was attended by 20 attendees. This year's celebration, held in September, was attended by 400.

Nelson Chao, MD, Donald D. and Elizabeth G. Cooke Cancer Research Professor and chief of the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, will present his research at the Department's Research Seminar Series on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Duke Hospital Room 2002.

Nelson Chao, MD, MBA, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Hematol

Internationally recognized for its novel approaches to treating leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, the Duke Cancer Institutes’s Adult Bone Ma

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the U.S.

David Lenat is one of the first patients in the world to benefit from a new clinical trial of at-home bone marrow transplant led by Nelson Chao, MD

Several Medicine faculty and trainees were in the news this week.

Nelson Chao, MD, MBA, professor of medicine, immunology and pathology, and chief of

Nelson Chao, MD, chief of the Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, was interviewed for a story about bone marrow donation.


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