Patient Advisor Shares Her Story

Katrina Cooke, co-chair of the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Oncology Patient and Family Advisory Council, recently shared her inspirational story about how she turned a diagnosis  of metastatic breast cancer into an opportunity to be a role model and source of support for others.

Read how Katrina gives back to the community in countless ways all while continuing to undergo a cutting-edge treatment plan at Duke Cancer Institute.

“In partnership with DCI senior leadership, we make sure that we’re working on initiatives that will help improve patient experience at DCI. It could be as simple as the language in forms or brochures to patient messaging with COVID-19 and cancer. I love the passion in the group and I enjoy giving back whenever I possibly can.” – Katrina Cooke

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