Winship Magazine | Fall 2011

Winship Magazine

Treatment options once were limited for patients with multiple myeloma. Winship researchers have helped change that.  Read more >

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From the Executive Director

Names in the News
▪ 
Fadlo R. Khuri, MD, becomes Editor-in-Chief of Cancer 
▪ World renowned surgeon William C. Wood, MD, to share his talents in Africa. 

Discovery
▪ Old marker may give new insight into outcomes in kidney cancer
▪ Lung cancer screening available for heavy smokers aged 55 to 74
▪ Reprogramming Ewing sarcoma
▪ Low-dose CT scans decrease lung cancer mortality
▪ Vaccine shows benefit for melanoma in Phase III trial
▪ Double-team could block escape route for triple-negative breast cancers

Hope | Shifting the treatment paradigm
Winship researchers are pressing hard on new lung cancer treatments, bringing hope to patients of the nation’s biggest cancer killer.

Compassion | Smoothing the way
Nurse navigators lighten the load, coordinate care and explain important medical information.

Translation | A time of hope
Treatment options once were limited for patients with multiple myeloma. Winship researchers have helped change that. 

Imagination | Poised for takeoff
Pilot projects are soaring at Winship, propelled by new gifts – and brilliant research.

Courage | Going the extra miles
Bone marrow transplant survivor Bob Falkenberg raises money and awareness by pedaling 1,700 miles. 

Caring
▪ Winship Win The Fight 5K a runaway success! 
▪ Patient Assistance Fund
▪ More briefs...

 

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Winship Magazine is published by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, a component of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University.

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