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The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship program provides clinical and laboratory training in hematology, medical oncology, and bone marrow transplantation. Program resources include more than 70 full-time faculty in the Divisions of Cell TherapyHematology and Medical Oncology. The Fellowship has an average of 21 fellows in different stages of training.

The missions of the Duke Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program are to:

  • Train future leaders in the fields of hematology and medical oncology;
  • Provide outstanding clinical training in all areas of hematology and medical oncology while maintaining compliance with policies and procedures of the ACGME and ABIM; and
  • Instill lifelong passions for patient care and a vigorous pursuit of new knowledge through basic, translational and clinical research. 
The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center treats more than 6,000 new cancer patients each year and is consistently recognized as the top cancer hospital in the southeast.  Duke University Health System opened ia new state-of-the-art Cancer Center in 2012 and is moving forward with construction on Duke Medicine Pavillion, which will be completed in 2013.

Carlos M. deCastro, MD 
Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
Professor of Medicine 
Division of Medical Oncology
Duke University Medical Center