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Rex Colle Bentley

Professor of Pathology
Duke Box 3712, Durham, NC 27710
216A Davison Bldg, Durham, NC


Outcome-based research on pathology of endometrial carcinoma, including prognostic significance of histologic features of endometrial carcinoma, variants of endometrial carcinoma, definitions of atypia and well-differentiated carcinoma, and collaborative studies of oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in endometrial carcinoma.

Endometrial pathology, especially as it relates to molecular/genetic alterations in neoplasms.

Ovarian pathology, especially as it relates to molecular and genetic alterations in neoplasms.

Improving accuracy of radiographic screening for breast cancer, by careful patho-radiographic correlation and study of improved imaging techniques (especially ultrasound).

Use of electron microscopy as a diagnostic and research technique.

Objective measures of pathology resident performance.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Pathology · 2012 - Present Pathology, Clinical Science Departments
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 1986 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Harvard University · 1986 M.D.