Oct. 6, 2023
WAGA-TV: Falcons event promotes cancer screenings
FOX 5 Atlanta featured Winship medical oncologist Jane Meisel, MD and cancer survivor Alexandra French, in an interview discussing the importance of breast cancer screenings and making that "Crucial Catch".
Sep. 24, 2023
NPR: As psychedelic-assisted therapy grows, so does interest from a new group: chaplains
Winship’s Director of Spiritual Health Rev. Caroline Peacock comments on a podcast for NPR on the interest of health care chaplains in clinical research exploring the therapeutic potential of psychedelics, such as psilocybin found in mushrooms, in treating a range of conditions from PTSD to depression.
Sep. 8, 2023
The Guardian: More awareness needed to tackle rise of cancer in young people, says oncology expert
Winship investigator Dean Jones, PhD, is quoted in The Guardian on the number of carcinogens causing early onset cancer. His team was shortlisted for Cancer Grand Challenges funding from Cancer Research UK.
Sep. 7, 2023
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Watch: Take a tour through Emory’s new massive Winship cancer center
A recent Georgia law requires that women are notified after a mammogram regarding dense breast tissue. Winship breast imaging expert Mary Newell, MD, spoke with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution to discuss what this means, and how could that impact future cancer screenings and health.
Sep. 5, 2023
WebMD: What to Know About the Rare Cancer That Killed Jimmy Buffett
Winship dermatologist Travis Blalock, MD, comments for WebMD on the warning signs of Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare form of skin cancer.
Aug. 31, 2023
USA Today: Blood cancer multiple myeloma, once a death sentence, is now highly treatable. Here's why
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD, comments for USA Today on the numerous advances in treating multiple myeloma over the past decade and the recently approved immunotherapies now available to patients.
June 22, 2023
WGXA-TV: Happy Sipping: Two Georgia centers for children granted $17k each through Dunkin' Iced Coffee Day
Dunkin' Joy In Childhood Foundation selected Emory Proton Therapy Center as one of two Georgia Iced Coffee Day grant recipients. The center will use the gift to spark joy in pediatric patients by providing a pediatric graduation space for patients and their families.
May 3, 2023
Public Broadcasting Service: Your Fantastic Mind | Glioblastoma, Proteomics, and Brain Science in Cows
In the this episode of Your Fantastic Mind on Georgia Public Broadcasting, Winship neurosurgical oncologist Edjah Nduom, MD, highlights clinical research that is using the brain’s immune system to treat the elusive disease, glioblastoma.
May 3, 2023
Rough Draft Atlanta: Emory unveils ‘innovative’ Winship Cancer Institute in Midtown
Rough Draft Atlanta's Dyana Bagby writes about the opening of Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown and how its innovative design will enable patients with cancer to receive nearly every aspect of their care in one building.
May 2, 2023
WAGA-TV: First look inside the new Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown
FOX 5 Atlanta's Paul Milliken shares a first look inside the new Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown, Atlanta’s newest oncology care center.
May 2, 2023
WABE: Emory Midtown unveils new Winship Cancer Institute
WABE highlights the launching of Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown, a new comprehensive cancer center designed to improve cancer care and provide new opportunities for cancer research.
May 2, 2023
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Watch: Take a tour through Emory’s new massive Winship cancer center
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Helena Oliviero visited Winship at Emory Midtown for a sneak peek at Atlanta’s newest oncology care center set to open May 9.
April 24, 2023
WAGA-TV: New Georgia law could make it easier for cancer patients to get access to personalized cancer care
Following the Georgia Legislature's passage of a bill requiring insurance providers to cover the cost of biomarker testing, FOX5 Atlanta spoke with Winship Executive Director Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, about the role of biomarker testing in guiding treatment decisions for patients with cancer. Ramalingam previously advocated for the importance of biomarker testing at a March 2022 meeting of the Georgia House of Representatives’ Health and Human Services Committee.
April 11, 2023
NBC News: Promising new AI can detect early signs of lung cancer that doctors can't see
Winship researcher Anant Madabushi, PhD, was quoted in an NBC News report about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to detect early signs of lung cancer.
Feb. 15, 2023
PBS Medical Stories: Kenny's Story: Going the Distance – Multiple Myeloma
When Kenny, an ultra-runner, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, his friends were surprised as they considered him the healthiest guy in the room. See how Kenny finds the strength to go the distance in this PBS Medical Stories docuseries episode also featuring his Winship hematologist, Dr. Sagar Lonial.
Feb. 13, 2023
WSB-TV: Researchers working to identify GA neighborhoods with dangerous levels of cancer-causing gas
Winship medical oncologist Jennifer Carlisle, MD, speaks to WSB-TV about radon, a gas that is a leading cause of lung cancer and can be found in some Georgia homes and neighborhoods.
Feb. 9, 2023
Health.com: Ovarian Cancer Prevention: Should You Consider Getting Your Fallopian Tubes Removed?
Winship gynecologic oncologist Susan Modesitt, MD, was interviewed by Health.com about whether women should consider getting their fallopian tubes removed to prevent ovarian cancer.
Feb. 1, 2023
Sports Illustrated: Hawks Announce Black History Month Assist Challenge Details
Winship Executive Director, Suresh Ramalingam, MD, comments on the fifth annual Black History Month Assist Challenge, an initiative between Winship, the Atlanta Hawks and the Prostate Cancer Foundation in recognition of Black History Month, which supports prostate cancer research funding and raises awareness about prostate cancer screening, particularly among Black men.
Jan. 23, 2023
WAGA-TV: 'My goal was to stamp cancer out of my life': FOX 5's Aungelique Proctor shares surgery update
FOX 5 Atlanta's Aungelique Proctor is back on the air just over a year after doctors found a large tumor in her stomach. She spoke with FOX 5’s Beth Galvin about her experience and the care she received from Winship’s surgery and oncology teams at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
Dec. 29, 2022
USA Today: Rep. Jamie Raskin's lymphoma diagnosis is serious but curable. Here's what to know.
U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin announced in December that he was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell #lymphoma. In this USA Today video, Winship hematologist Edmund K. Waller, MD describes the disease and potential treatment outcomes.
Dec. 27, 2022
U.S. News and World Report: Obamacare May Have Helped Extend Lives of Young Cancer Patients
Research led by Winship investigator Xu Ji, PhD, and colleagues found that young adults with cancer, especially those who are Hispanic or Black, had better outcomes because of coverage available to them under the Affordable Care Act.
Oct. 19, 2022
Allure Magazine: There’s a lot in the news about hair relaxers and uterine cancer: how worried should we be?
Winship gynecologic oncologist Susan Modesitt, MD, comments for Allure magazine about a study finding chemical hair straighteners may increase the risk of uterine cancer and helps to ease concerns by putting the risk described in the study findings into context.
Oct. 6, 2022
Georgia Public Broadcasting: 'There is no reason for Black women to have such high maternal mortality rates,' says health leader
Winship researcher Lauren McCullough, PhD, MSPH, commented for Georgia Public Broadcasting on how her team found pronounced racial disparities among those who died of breast cancer in an article about what health care systems leaders had to say about racial disparities in access to quality health care in Georgia.
Sep. 16, 2022
CBS News: New abortion laws jeopardize cancer treatment for pregnant patients
Winship neurosurgeon Edjah Nduom, MD, was quoted in CBS News about how abortion bans impact cancer treatment for pregnant patients.
Aug. 27, 2022
Wall Street Journal: HEALTH Scientists to Study Pig-Organ Transplants in Brain-Dead People for Longer Periods
Winship ethics researcher, Rebecca Pentz, PhD, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, about the ethics of pig organ transplants in people who are brain dead.
Aug. 26, 2022
Medscape: Nearly Half of Cancer Deaths Worldwide Linked to Preventable Factors, Study Shows
In a study featured in Medscape, Emory School of Nursing postdoctoral fellow Yufen Lin, PhD, RN, used a network analysis to identify relationships between depression, fatigue, sleep trouble, pain and cognitive dysfunction, the five most common and distressing psychoneurological symptoms reported by patients with head and neck cancer undergoing IMRT.
Aug. 25, 2022
Health: Nearly Half of Cancer Deaths Worldwide Linked to Preventable Factors, Study Shows
Winship and Rollins School of Public Health researcher Colleen McBride, PhD, comments for Health on the role of cultural norms along with risky behaviors as a cause of preventable cancers.
Aug. 23, 2022
Health: What to Know About Enhertu, the First Targeted Treatment for HER2-Low Breast Cancer
Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD, was quoted in a Health article about a new targeted therapy for HER2-low breast cancer.
July 30, 2022
Popular Science Magazine: Everything you need to know about UPF sun protection
To best protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet light, wear both UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) clothing and broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF greater than 30. In Popular Science magazine, Winship dermatologist Travis Blalock, MD, advises that both are necessary defenses against skin cancer.
July 6, 2022
New York Times Magazine: The Quest by Circadian Medicine to Make the Most of Our Body
Winship radiation oncologist Zachary S. Buchwald, MD, PhD, was featured in a New York Times Magazine cover story about the potential to harness circadian rhythms to improve health outcomes. Last year, a study by Buchwald and colleagues showed that patients with metastatic melanoma had worse outcomes when at least 20 percent of their immunotherapy infusions were given in the evening. (Subscription required.)
June 9, 2022
MDAtl.com: Study Shows Promise in Treating Kids’ Untreatable Cancer
A new observational study, led by Winship investigator Dr. Kelly Goldsmith and her pediatric oncology colleagues at Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, shows that the majority of high-risk pediatric cancer patients had a genetic alteration in their tumor which could influence how they’re treated.
June 6, 2022
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: LaGrange man battles Stage I colorectal cancer -- how Emory helped him
A history of colorectal cancer in his family caused 45 year old Steven of LaGrange, Georgia to stubbornly get a colonoscopy. The colonoscopy saved his life, finding three precancerous polyps and one malignant polyp. Steven now is under active surveillance for his cancer under the watchful care of his Winship colorectal surgeons.
May 25, 2022
WAGA-TV: Georgia childhood cancer survivor becomes pediatric cancer nurse
Julia York, who was treated for a childhood brain tumor by Winship radiation oncologist Natia Esiashvili, MD, is starting her career as a pediatric hematology/oncology nurse in Alabama. York and Esiashvili were featured on FOX 5 Atlanta.
May 22, 2022
Weekly Check-up Atlanta: Dr. Susan Modesitt of Emory Healthcare
Susan Modesitt, MD, director of Emory's Division of Gynecologic Oncology, discussed gynecologic, hereditary and obesity-related cancers on an episode of WSB radio's Weekly Check-Up Atlanta with Bruce Feinberg, MD.
May 16, 2022
Georgia Public Broadcasting: Researchers seek to understand factors in racial disparities among heart disease, cancer patients
Winship researcher Lauren McCullough, PhD, MSPH, spoke to Georgia Public Broadcasting about a virtual forum taking place tomorrow, May 17, inviting breast cancer survivors, caregivers and other advocates to participate and to share personal experiences with researchers to better understand people’s health journeys.
May 1, 2022
Medpage Today: Immunotherapy Before Head and Neck Surgery Doesn’t Add to Complications
In this Medpage Today article, Winship head and neck surgeon Nicole Schmitt, MD, comments on research showing definitive surgery can be conducted safely after neoadjuvant immunotherapy of head and neck cancer.
April 21, 2022
Medpage Today: Bradley Carthon, MD, on More Equitable Care in Prostate Cancer
Winship medical oncologist Bradley Carthon, MD, PhD, talks to Medpage Today on strategies for providers and institutions to help promote more equitable care access environments and continued decreases in prostate cancer disparities.
April 18, 2022
WGCL-TV: Emory Winship Cancer Institute opens first immediate cancer care center
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD, and Winship Advisory Board Member Pamela R. Rollins are quoted in this CBS 46 story on the opening of The Rollins Immediate Care Center, the first of its kind in Georgia, providing acute care for patients with cancer at Winship experiencing cancer-related symptoms.
April 7, 2022
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: As the nation emerges from pandemic restrictions, some are left behind
Winship patient Steve Chesley is one of the estimated seven million Americans with weakened immune systems who are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19 illness and death. Chesley and his doctor, Amelia Langston, MD, are featured in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about safely navigating the ongoing pandemic amid widespread easing of COVID-19 restrictions. (AJC subscription required.)
March 22, 2022
WABE Radio: Emory researchers explore the connection between redlining and environmental hazards
Winship and Rollins School of Public Health epidemiologist Lauren McCullough, PhD, and doctoral student Leah Moubadder joined Rose Scott on the Closer Look radio show to discuss research that sheds light on the connection between redlining in Atlanta, air pollution and breast cancer.
Nov. 23, 2021
WAGA-TV: FOX 5 Atlanta's Aungelique Proctor discusses stomach cancer diagnosis
Winship medical oncologist Maria Diab, MD is interviewed on FOX5 Atlanta about news reporter Aungelique Proctor's recent diagnosis of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
Nov. 23, 2021
Medical World News: Deep Dive: Into the Holiday Season at Emory University's Cancer Center
In an interview with Medical World News, Chris Zorn, clinic operations administrator at Winship Cancer Institute's Clifton campus, offers insights into helping patients navigate family holiday visits and discussed how his clinic promotes holiday cheer in a personalized way.
Nov. 2, 2021
SELF: 6 Things All Black Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer
Winship specialists Mylin Torres, MD, and Lauren McCullough, PhD, are among the experts in this SELF article diving into how breast cancer affects Black women, and offering a few ways to address it.
Nov. 1, 2021
WSB-TV: Jovita Moore’s doctor says she hoped her cancer battle could help someone in the future
In this story for WSB-TV, Winship neurosurgeon Edjah Nduom, MD, talks about the importance of continued research to help patients with glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor.
Oct. 28, 2021
WABE Radio: "Closer Look" guests discuss early screenings, diagnosis and surviving breast cancer
Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD was on WABE's Closer Look radio program to discuss the psychological toll that breast cancer has on patients as well as family members, and strategies on how to cope.
Oct. 18, 2021
WABE Radio: Emory epidemiologist’s research explores breast cancer disparities for Black women
Winship and Rollins School of Public Health epidemiologist Lauren McCullough, PhD, joined Rose Scott on the Closer Look radio show to discuss breast cancer disparities for Black women in Georgia.
Oct. 17, 2021
11 Alive's Atlanta & Company: A&C PLUS: Emory Proton Therapy Center
Patient experience manager Jessica Knepp appeared on 11Alive's Atlanta & Company with Christine Pullara to talk about the advanced care available at the Emory Proton Therapy Center for patients with specific cancers.
Oct. 17, 2021
Weekly Checkup Atlanta: Dr. Kevin Kalinsky of Emory Healthcare
Winship breast oncologist Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, appeared on the Weekly Checkup Atlanta radio show to discuss the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign and the importance of breast cancer screenings during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Oct. 2, 2021
WAGA-TV: Atlanta Falcons put spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship medical oncologist, Dr. Keerthi Gogineni encouraged FOX5 Atlanta viewers to get their mammograms and talked about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.
Sep. 29, 2021
OncLive Inside the Practice: Inside the Practice: Inside Oncology Urgent Care
In an interview for OncLive’s Inside the Practice series, Charise Gleason, MSN, NP-BC, AOCNP, chief of advanced practice providers at Winship, discussed the role of an immediate care clinic for addressing urgent care needs for patients with cancer.
Sep. 27, 2021
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Executive Profile: Dr. Suresh Ramalingam pursues cancer research and patient care
In an executive profile for the Atlanta Business Chronicle published on Sept. 24, Suresh Ramalingam, MD, discusses career and family, his new role as executive director, and priorities for advancing cancer research and care in Georgia.
Aug. 19, 2021
MedPage Today: Conor Steuer, MD, on immunotherapy options for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
In an article for MedPage Today, Winship thoracic oncologist Conor Steuer, MD highlights how current immunotherapy approaches are providing patients with promising options in treating non-small cell lung cancer.
July 26, 2021
Cure Today: Common Questions on Medical Marijuana
Patients with cancer may seek medical marijuana for multiple reasons. In an interview for Cure Today, Winship palliative care specialist Ali Zarrabi, MD, says patients often want to try cannabis as a way to feel more in control of their treatment.
July 16, 2021
HealthCentral: 8 Questions About Chemo and Lung Cancer, Answered
Winship thoracic oncologist Conor Steuer, MD discusses how chemotherapy continues to play a role in the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
July 7, 2021
Cure Today: VA Adds Bladder Cancer as Potential Effect of Agent Orange Exposure
Agent Orange exposure impacted millions of U.S. military personnel during the Vietnam War. The chemical may have led to bladder cancer diagnoses later in life. Winship urologist Vikram M. Narayan, MD comments for Cure Today.
May 25, 2021
WebMD: Prostate Cancer: Talking to People About Your Diagnosis
About 1 in 8 men learn that they have prostate cancer sometime during their lifetime. Winship urologist Christopher Filson, MD weighs in for WebMD on how men can reach out for help and support after receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis.
May 13, 2021
Jewish Journal: JScreen Is Making Cancer Genetic Testing Accessible
JScreen, a national public health initiative based at Emory University, announced a program that offers at-home testing for more than 60 cancer susceptibility genes linked to certain hereditary risks.
April 23, 2021
WebMD: Multiple Myeloma and Your Relationships
In an interview with WebMD, clinical social worker Kendelle Miller, LCSW, shares insights for patients with multiple myeloma including how to navigate new dynamics with partners, family members, and coworkers following a diagnosis.
April 22, 2021
11 Alive News: What's the future of the J&J vaccine?
Winship hematologist Manila Gaddh, MD comments on the potential issuance of warning labels for blood clotting on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
April 22, 2021
WebMD: Inside a Doctor's Visit
In this WebMD video, Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD and breast cancer survivor Christen Chandler visit to discuss Christen's journey with her treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
April 12, 2021
WSB-TV: 'It's your life.' Cancer patients urge others to keep doctor appointments amid COVID-19 pandemic
In this story for WSB-TV, Winship head and neck cancer patient Rob Logan talks about the importance of receiving his treatments despite the current pandemic and encourages others not to delay their care.
March 10, 2021
GPB News: New At-Home Genetic Test Shows Risk Of Multiple Types Of Cancer
A national public health initiative based out of Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Human Genetics recently announced a new program that offers at-home testing for 63 cancer susceptibility genes associated with hereditary risks for breast, ovarian, prostate, colorectal, skin and many other cancers.
Jan. 28, 2021
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta Hawks launch ‘Black History Month Assist Challenge’ for prostate cancer awareness
The Atlanta Hawks launch prostate cancer awareness campaign in partnership with Prostate Cancer Foundation and Winship Cancer Institute. Adam Marcus, PhD, Winship interim executive director, comments for Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jan. 27, 2021
11 Alive News: Atlanta Hawks help battle prostate cancer during Black History Month
Winship medical oncologist Bradley Carthon, MD, PhD appears in segment on the Atlanta Hawks' prostate cancer awareness initiative during Black History Month.
Jan. 21, 2021
WebMD: The Link Between Chronic Inflammation and Lung Cancer
Winship thoracic oncologist Conor Steuer, MD comments for WebMD on the relationship of long-term chronic inflammation and lung cancer, and describes the triggers that cause inflammation.
Jan. 13, 2021
Atlanta Jewish Times: Is There a Jewish Link to Cancer?
Winship experts leading advancements in cancer detection and innovative therapies share their insights about a Jewish genetic predisposition to certain cancers such as breast and ovarian cancer.
Nov. 24, 2020
Atlanta Jewish Times: Lymphoma Research at Winship Led by Dr. Jonathon B. Cohen
Winship hematologist Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS is featured in the Atlanta Jewish Times discussing his inspiration in caring for patients with lymphoma, his research of new treatment options, and about the support from his family and community.
Oct. 27, 2020
MedPage Today: PET-Guided Radiation Boosts Post-Postatectomy Outcomes
Winship radiation oncologist comments for MedPage Today on a study presented at the 2020 American Society for Radiation Oncology that found image-guided radiotherapy with the advanced PET radiotracer fluciclovine (Axumin) reduced treatment failure rates in men with recurrent prostate cancer following surgery.
Oct. 25, 2020
Weekly Checkup Atlanta: Drs. Rebecca Seidel and Karen Godette of Emory Healthcare
Winship radiation oncologist Karen Godette, MD, and breast imaging expert Rebecca Seidel, MD, appeared on the Weekly Checkup Atlanta radio show to discuss breast cancer prevention, screening, and early state therapy, and also discuss radiation including protons in more advanced disease.
Oct. 10, 2020
WAGA-TV: Falcons to honor cancer survivor during first game open to fans
A Winship cancer survivor, Tess who's battled breast and lung cancer over the last year is honored by the Atlanta Falcons during their game against the Carolina Panthers as part of Crucial Catch month.
Oct. 2, 2020
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Researchers in Atlanta tackle breast cancer disparities
The Atlanta Business Chronicle interview Winship Cancer Institute and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing investigator Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, on health disparities for Asian-Americans with breast cancer. Dr. Im developed a support program to improve survivorship among Asian Americans.
Sep. 17, 2020
Forbes Magazine: A New Approach To A Deadly Breast Cancer Offers Hope To The Black Women It Affects Most
In an interview with Forbes, Winship investigator Karmella Haynes, PhD discusses engineering chromatin proteins to develop novel therapies for triple-negative breast cancer.
Aug. 31, 2020
WSB-TV: Death of Chadwick Boseman showing need for better understanding of colon cancer
In a WSB-TV news story on actor Chadwick Boseman's recent passing due to colon cancer, Emory Healthcare gastroenterologist Jennifer Christie, MD, talks about how cancer researchers are looking at new ways to understanding why colon cancer is affecting younger people.
Aug. 31, 2020
WAGA-TV: Doctors, advocates urged communities of color to get screened for colon cancer
Emory Healthcare gastroenterologist Jennifer Christie, MD, comments for FOX 5 Atlanta in a news story on prevention and screening recommendations for African Americans, who are at higher risk for developing colon cancer.
July 30, 2020
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Scottrade founder Rodger Riney gives Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute $7.8M
The Atlanta Business Chronicle highlights the $7.8 million gift from the Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation to fund multiple myeloma research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
July 16, 2020
Fox News: Lung radiation helps coronavirus pneumonia patients recover faster, study says
A study by Winship radiation oncologists suggests lung low-dose radiotherapy may reduce severe inflammation associated with coronavirus and improve patients' outcomes.
June 23, 2020
NBC Nightly News: Nightly News: Kids Edition (June 23, 2020)
10-year-old Brigid's mom was treated for breast cancer by her Winship care team at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. As a thank you, Brigid made bracelets and wrote letters in crayon for the Winship oncology nurses who cared for her mom. She shares her heart-warming story in this NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Kids Edition. (Segment starts at 7:04)
May 22, 2020
The Cancer Letter: Funerals, church choirs, poultry plants fuel COVID-19 in rural Georgia - threatening Atlanta with a second spike
Winship hematologist Amelia Langston, MD comments for The Cancer Letter on a story examining how the COVID-19 coronavirus has uniquely impacted communities in Georgia, both urban and rural.
May 17, 2020
WSB-TV: Dunwoody girl crafts beaded bracelets to thank local nurses
Brigid, 10-year-old daughter of breast cancer patient Amy Quinn, gave 100 hand-made bracelets and wrote thank you letters to the nursing staff who cared for her mother at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. Her story was featured on WSB-TV's People 2 People program.
April 30, 2020
WGCL-TV: Cancer In Times of COVID: Melissa's journey
CBS 46 news reporter Melissa Stern describes her journey with breast cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD, appears in the story.
April 28, 2020
CNN: Small pilot study looks at low-dose chest radiation for Covid-19 patients
Winship radiation oncologist Mohammad Khan, MD, PhD appears in a CNN story about a small pilot clinical trial conducted at Winship to explore whether low dose chest radiation therapy may improve lung function in certain critically ill Covid-19 patients.
April 9, 2020
Al-Jazeera: How US cancer patients are navigating new coronavirus anxiety
Winship hematologist Amelia Langston, MD, shares how to help keep COVID-19 virus at bay and recommends patients with cancer create a protective cocoon around them and asks family members to stick to social distancing rules.
March 19, 2020
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Virus forces hard choices for Georgians living with weakened immunity
Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD comments for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on balancing the risk of pausing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments against the risk of contracting COVID-19.
March 3, 2020
WSB-TV: Potential breakthrough in early cancer detection is being researched in Atlanta
Winship ocular oncologist Hans Grossniklaus, MD appears in a WSB-TV story about an exciting development with the use of MRI for the early detection of cancer. The research is a collaborative effort with colleagues at Georgia State University.
Jan. 8, 2020
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Cancer deaths see biggest one-year drop ever
Reporting on the American Cancer Society’s announcement of the biggest one-year drop in cancer mortality, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article features Winship lung cancer expert Suresh Ramalingam explaining how advances in lung cancer treatment have vastly improved outcomes and quality of life for many patients. The story focuses on Ramalingam and his patient Erica Aronin.
Dec. 31, 2019
Healio.com: Early Lenalidomide Delays Multiple Myeloma Progression
Winship medical oncologist Sagar Lonial, MD discusses results of a study showing early treatment with lenalidomide for smoldering myeloma appeared to delay progression to symptomatic multiple myeloma compared with observation alone.
Dec. 31, 2019
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: John Lewis likely to stay in D.C. for treatment of pancreatic cancer
Winship medical oncologist Bassel El-Rayes, MD comments for Atlanta Journal-Constitution on the likely treatment U.S. Congressman John Lewis will receive for his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Dec. 30, 2019
WGCL-TV: Oncologist explains pancreatic cancer
Winship medical oncologist Bassel El-Rayes, MD describes the treatment of pancreatic cancer for a CBS 46 story on U.S. Congressman John Lewis' diagnosis of the disease.
Nov. 21, 2019
CNN: Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says
Winship colorectal surgeon Virginia Shaffer, MD comments for CNN on the upward trend of anal cancer rates and mortality in the United States.
Nov. 15, 2019
WebMD: Considering CBD or Melatonin for Sleep? What to Know
For patients dealing with cancer treatment, poor sleep can be a source of frustration. Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD, addresses a couple of "natural" remedies and shares tips on ways to get restorative rest at night.
Nov. 12, 2019
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Emory breaks ground on $1 billion cancer tower in Midtown Atlanta
Emory University broke ground November 12 on a $469 million facility that will stretch across more than three acres of Midtown Atlanta. Construction of the 17-story facility will allow Emory to consolidate all of its services for cancer patients at Emory University Hospital Midtown.
Oct. 18, 2019
ASCO Post: The Future of the Radiation Abscopal Response
Winship radiation oncologist Mohammad K. Khan, MD, PhD comments for the ASCO Post on the radiation abscopal pathway.
Oct. 10, 2019
ASCO Post: Researchers Examine the Rise in HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancers
Winship surgical oncologist Amy Y. Chen, MD, MPH comments for the ASCO Post on the increase in the rate of newly diagnosed oropharyngeal cancers.
Sep. 25, 2019
Atlanta Jewish Times: 1 in 40 Ashkenazi Jews Carry Genetic Cancer Defect
Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD comments on the PEACH BRCA study, a new research initiative by Emory JScreen focused on BRCA screening for cancer risk among people of Ashkenazi Jewish background.
Sep. 20, 2019
The New York Times: Alabama Gov Begins Treatment for Cancerous Spot on Her Lung
Winship medical oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD comments for the Associated Press about Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's lung cancer diagnosis.
Sep. 17, 2019
WebMD: Cancer Changed Your Appearance - Don't Let People's Reactions Keep You Indoors
The physical changes that come with cancer treatment can cause others to judge appearances which comes with a psychological toll that can be exhausting. Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD, shares tips on how to deal with this.
Aug. 26, 2019
Health24.com: Is MRI screening worth it for breast cancer survivors?
Winship radiologist Mary Newell, MD comments on a study finding MRI screening for breast cancer survivors tended to detect more tumours, compared with yearly mammography alone.
Aug. 21, 2019
640 AM WGST: Jane Meisel, Medical Oncologist at Winship Cancer Institute
Glenn Family Breast Center medical oncologist Jane Meisel, MD appeared on The Dana Barrett radio program on 640 WGST talking about breast cancer and a new research initiative focused on BRCA screening for cancer risk.
Aug. 6, 2019
Bicycling Magazine: Two Leukemia Survivors Just Rode Across the U.S. for the Program That Saved Their Lives
Two leukemia survivors, both treated at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University by the same doctor, Dr. Amy Langston, finished a 4,000 mile bike ride across the U.S. to raise awareness for bone marrow donation.
July 12, 2019
NPR: How To Be A Better Caregiver When A Loved One Gets Sick
Winship palliative care specialist Kimberly Curseen, MD talks to NPR about the decision making behind end-of-life care and the steps patients and their caregivers can take to develop a plan. Her segment starts at 17:16.
July 2, 2019
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: At 50, AJC Peachtree Road Race is enduring symbol of Atlanta
When Winship patient Walter Hawkins of Ellenwood, Georgia battled paralysis from a spinal tumor and then started treatment for metastatic lung cancer, his goal was to take part in the AJC Peachtree Road Race. On July 4, 2019, he will participate for the fifth consecutive time.
June 26, 2019
OncLive.com: Dr. Saba on Improving Cancer Detection Rates in HNSCC
Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD, talks to OncLive.com on improving cancer detection rates in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
June 26, 2019
ASCO Post: Immune Therapies Emerging in Disease-Specific Treatment of HPV-Positive Head and Neck Cancer
Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD discusses immune therapies emerging in the disease-specific treatment of HPV-positive head and neck cancer.
June 25, 2019
ASCO Post: Smoldering Multiple Myeloma: Delaying Disease Progression With an Immunomodulatory Agent
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD discusses the potentially practice-changing findings showing that lenalidomide substantially delayed progression of smoldering multiple myeloma to aggressive disease when compared with observation alone
June 25, 2019
Cancer Network: Could Adding Bortezomib Have Benefit for High-Risk Follicular Lymphoma?
Winship hematologist Kristie Blum, MD comments on the results of a study evaluating bortezomib added to a combination therapy for patients with high-risk follicular lymphoma.
June 17, 2019
JNCCN 360: Sagar Lonial, MD, on Lenalidomide vs Observation Alone in High-Risk Smoldering Multiple Myeloma
Winship hematologist Sagar Lonial, MD, discusses whether study findings should alter the standard approach of observation alone with lenalidomide treatment which may delay progression of asymptomatic high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma.
June 12, 2019
Cancer Network: Dr. Ahmad Tarhini on Ipilimumab vs Interferon-a2b for Resected High-Risk Melanoma
Winship medical oncologist Ahmad Tarhini, MD, PhD spoke with Cancer Network about a phase III study of adjuvant ipilimumab versus high-dose interferon-a2b for treating resected high-risk melanoma. The results of the trial were presented at ASCO 2019.
June 4, 2019
WebMD: Should Breast Cancer Survivors Get MRI Screening?
Winship breast radiologist Mary Newell, MD comments for WebMD on the use of MRI screening in addition to mammograms for patients with breast cancer.
June 3, 2019
ASCO Post: 2019 ASCO: Expansion of Clinical Trial Inclusion Criteria in Patients With Advanced NSCLC
Winship pharmacologist R. Donald Harvey, PharmD comments for the ASCO Post on results of a study presented at the 2019 ASCO annual meeting expanding eligibility criteria in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
June 3, 2019
Cancer Network: Is It Time to Change Clinical Trial Inclusion Criteria in Lung Cancer?
Winship pharmacologist R. Donald Harvey, PharmD is lead author of study evaluating the impact of broadening clinical trial eligibility criteria for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
June 1, 2019
WebMD: How Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Works
In this video for WebMD, Winship thoracic oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD describes for patients with lung cancer what to consider when treated with immunotherapy.
June 1, 2019
WebMD: Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Managing Complications
In this video for WebMD, Winship thoracic oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, talks about the symptoms and complications that can appear as lung cancer spreads.
June 1, 2019
WebMD: Sex and Intimacy After Prostate Cancer
In this video for WebMD, Winship urologist Chris Filson, MD weighs in on the impact prostate cancer treatment can have on both a patient and their partner¿s romantic life.
May 29, 2019
WABE 90.1 FM: Closer Look: Keeping Skin Safe During Summertime
Closer Look radio host Rose Scott spoke with Winship medical oncologist Ragi Kudchadkar, MD discussing skin cancer prevention and risk factors for different skin types. (starts 40:56)
May 15, 2019
OncLive.com: Leveraging Locoregional Therapy and Resection in Metastatic CRC
Winship medical oncologist Bassel El-Rayes, MD comments for OncLive.com on the role of locoregional approaches for patients with borderline and unresectable colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver.
May 13, 2019
WebMD: How to Handle Worry During 'Watchful Waiting'
Many patients who have faced cancer have also experienced periods of "watchful waiting" during their journey. Whether it is between scans or treatment sessions, it is common to feel anxiety during these times. In this WebMD blog, Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD provides advice on how to cope through watchful waiting.
April 25, 2019
ASCO Post: Expert Point of View: Kristin Higgins, MD
Winship radiation oncologist Kristin Higgins, MD writes opinion article for the ASCO Post on the role of repeat PET and/or CT scans in ensuring accuracy of staging locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
April 24, 2019
GenomeWeb: Multiple Myeloma Sequences Reveal Prognostic Immunoglobulin Translocation
Winship cancer biologist Lawrence Boise, PhD comments on a Emory University-led study published in Nature Communications finding recurrent translocations involving the immunoglobulin lambda (IgL) antibody locus may predict treatment response and patient outcomes in multiple myeloma.
April 24, 2019
Targeted Oncology: Cohen Reviews Treatment Decisions for Patient With Newly Diagnosed MCL
Winship hematologist Jonathon Cohen, MD explains the treatment considerations and decisions he makes when seeing a patient with mantle cell lymphoma in the clinic.
April 24, 2019
Healio.com: VIDEO: Novel combinations can capitalize on immunogenicity of head and neck cancer
In a video for HemOncToday, Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD discusses combination approaches for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in the immunotherapy era.
March 18, 2019
WSB-TV: Atlanta woman gives message of hope despite often-deadly diagnosis
Winship pancreatic cancer patient Debra Bradley talks about her journey with WSB-TV, and shares a message of hope to others affected by the disease.
March 11, 2019
WAGA-TV: Cellphones can help cancer patients fight boredom, nerves
For patients and caregivers sitting either in a waiting room or in an infusion chair, using a cell phone, computer or tablet can be positive or negative depending on their frame of mind. Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer gives Fox 5 Atlanta some tips on how to best use that time.
March 8, 2019
WSB-TV: Alex Trebek announces he has pancreatic cancer, and he plans to fight
After TV celebrity Alex Trebek announced he had pancreatic cancer, WSB-TV reporter Tom Regan interviewed Winship medical oncologist Bassel El-Rayes, MD to find out why the disease is so difficult to treat.
March 7, 2019
WABE 90.1 FM: Closer Look: Emory Researcher Talks Alternative to Opioids For Pain
Closer Look radio host Rose Scott spoke with Winship interventional radiologist Dr. David Prologo discussing the use of cryoablation to reduce pain for cancer patients, and as an alternative to opioids for pain management. (starts 40:48)
March 6, 2019
WAGA-TV: Sharing cancer journey on social media can be tricky
FOX 5 Atlanta talks with Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer, and Winship patient Rebekah Howerton, about some of the unexpected (positive and negative) reactions patients could get from their social media network and how to think through the repercussions of going public with their story.
Feb. 27, 2019
MedPage Today: Oncologists on Biosimilars: An Interview with Rebecca Pentz, PhD, and R. Donald Harvey, PharmD
In an interview for MedPage Today, Winship investigators Donald Harvey, PharmD and Rebecca Pentz, PhD, discuss results from a survey of oncology clinicians at Emory University revealing the most important factors in their decision to use #biosimilars - as well as some knowledge gaps.
Feb. 1, 2019
Healio.com: Gastric Cancer Video Perspectives: Bassel El-Rayes, MD
In a series of videos for Healio.com, Bassel El-Rayes, MD addresses recent advances in gastric cancer; high-risk populations that could benefit from routine screening; managing patients with early vs. advanced disease; and promising agents in the pipeline.
Jan. 15, 2019
WXIA-TV: Government shutdown could delay life-saving medical research, Atlanta officials warn
Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD comments for 11Alive News on how the current government shutdown may affect cancer research and drug development.
Jan. 10, 2019
WebMD: An Inoperable Tumor in Your Lung
Winship Deputy Directory and renowned lung cancer specialist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, talks to WebMD on potential therapies for the management of unresectable lung cancer.
Jan. 8, 2019
CNN: US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says
Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr. comments for CNN on the downward trend of cancer mortality in the US as reported in a recently released report by the American Cancer Society.
Dec. 7, 2018
WABE 90.1 FM: Closer Look: Atlanta United FC Fan Round Tables; 2018 Year in Music; Emory University's Proton Therapy Center Opens
WABE was there for the Dec. 6th grand opening of the Emory Proton Therapy Center and Closer Look's radio host Rose Scott revisited her behind-the-scenes tour from last summer with Winship radiation oncologist and Medical Director Dr. Mark McDonald. (Starts at 4:06)
Dec. 7, 2018
Atlanta Magazine: Emory Proton Therapy Center opens, bringing a new-age tool to the battle with cancer
Atlanta Magazine features the opening of the Emory Proton Therapy Center, including the ceremony with Emory leadership and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and quotes from Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, and Emory Proton Therapy Center Medical Director Mark McDonald, MD.
Dec. 4, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Blood pressure medication recalls: Everything you should know, Atlanta doctors, experts say
Winship cardio-oncologist Anant Mandawat, MD, comments on a recent recall of many common high blood pressure medications containing valsartan due to potential cancer risk.
Nov. 16, 2018
WebMD: The Emotional Impact of Testing Positive for a BRCA Gene Mutation
Getting tested for a BRCA gene mutation can be a psychologically difficult process. In a WebMD blog, Winship oncology psychiatrist, Dr. Wendy Baer talks about how to manage the emotional impact of testing positive.
Nov. 9, 2018
IASLC Lung Cancer News: Living in the "Gray Zone": Entering a New Age in Radiation Therapy for Patients with Lung Cancer
Winship radiation oncologist Kristin Higgins, MD explains her approaches to therapeutic decision making and provides an overview of the latest in radiation oncology technology.
Nov. 8, 2018
Cure Magazine: Immunotherapy Provides Long-Awaited Progress in Small Cell Lung Cancer
Winship medical oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, is quoted in article about how immunotherapy is showing progress in the treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.
Nov. 5, 2018
OncLive: The HPV Puzzle: Quest to Deintensify Therapy in Oropharyngeal Cancer Continues
Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD comments for OncLive on the current strategies to reduce the intensity of treatment for patients with HPV positive oropharyngeal cancer.
Oct. 31, 2018
WAGA-TV: Many men don't know they get breast cancer, too
Fox 5 Atlanta talked to Winship surgical oncologist Cletus Arciero, MD about the incidence of male breast cancer and risk factors for it. They also interviewed Winship patient Eric Dunlap, who was diagnosed and treated 18 years ago, and has made it his mission to raise awareness among men of breast cancer.
Oct. 24, 2018
OncLive: The Rapidly Changing Landscape in RCC Therapy: What Future Research May Hold
Winship medical oncologist Bradley Carthon, MD, PhD, writes for OncLive.com on "The Rapidly Changing Landscape in Renal Cell Carcinoma Therapy: What Future Research May Hold."
Oct. 15, 2018
WSB-TV: Happy Tails bring smiles to patients
Every month, the tail-wagging volunteers from Happy Tails Pet Therapy stop by to visit with patients, caregivers and staff. This WSB-TV story shows how they bring smiles to everyone.
Oct. 13, 2018
WSB-TV: Cancer patients make laps and raise awareness at Winship
Inspiring WSB-TV People to People story with oncology patients and staff from our inpatient floors at the Emory University Hospital Tower. They took part in the Winship .5K a few days before the Winship Win the Fight 5K on October 13.
Oct. 5, 2018
Cancer Network: Insurance Status Linked with Follicular Lymphoma Outcomes
Winship hematologist Ajay Nooka, MD, comments for Cancer Network on a recent FDA approval of clonoSEQ, a next-generation sequencing assay, for the detection of minimal residual disease in patients with multiple myeloma or acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Sep. 27, 2018
WebMD: Is a Clinical Trial Right for Me?
Many considerations go into deciding to participate in a clinical trial, including the uncertainty of whether the trial will work. In a blog for WebMD, Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD helps patients consider emotional side of the decision-making process.
Sep. 24, 2018
WXIA-TV: Why do many non-smokers get lung cancer?
In this special 11Alive News report, Winship Deputy Director and thoracic oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, talks about additional risk factors for lung cancer beyond smoking cigarettes.
Sep. 18, 2018
Cancer Network: Insurance Status Linked with Follicular Lymphoma Outcomes
Winship hematologist Christopher Flowers, MD, comments for Cancer Network on a study looking at disparities in health insurance affecting outcomes for patients with follicular lymphoma.
Sep. 10, 2018
Healio.com: Collaboration needed to complete clinical trials of proton therapy
Emory Proton Therapy Center Medical Director Mark McDonald, MD, provides a perspective for Healio.com on the value and viability of clinical trials in proton therapy.
Aug. 20, 2018
WAGA-TV: Georgia woman hopes experimental "living" cancer therapy will stop her myeloma
FOX 5 Atlanta features Winship multiple myeloma patient Cheri Letts who is doing well after taking part in a clinical trial with CAR-T-cell therapy, a type of treatment that harnesses the patient's own immune system to fight cancer.
Aug. 16, 2018
Whole Health Cure Podcast: "Integrative Medicine and Cancer" with Omer Kucuk, MD
Winship medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD, sat down with Whole Health Cure podcast host and Emory physician Sharon Bergquist, MD to discuss integrative medicine and cancer.
Aug. 8, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Dunwoody Country Club gives Emory $265K for prostate cancer research
The Dunwoody Country Club's Champions Golf Association raised $265,000 for prostate cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute. The funds will help start new research projects.
Aug. 2, 2018
WABE 90.1 FM: Closer Look: Emory Proton Therapy Center (part 2)
Closer Look radio host Rose Scott spoke with Emory Proton Therapy Center Medical Director Dr. Mark McDonald about the facility and how treatment will benefit patients when the center opens later this year. (starts 24:03)
Aug. 2, 2018
WABE 90.1 FM: Closer Look: Emory Proton Therapy Center (part 1)
Closer Look radio host Rose Scott spoke with Emory Proton Therapy Center Medical Director Dr. Mark McDonald about the facility and how treatment will benefit patients when the center opens later this year. (starts 27:10)
July 31, 2018
Dunwoody Crier: Dunwoody senior men raise record for Winship
The Dunwoody Country Club's Champions Golf Association announced 2018 fundraising results benefiting prostate cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
July 30, 2018
WebMD: Is Denial Affecting Your Cancer Treatment?
People living with cancer often lean heavily on denial to cope with the stress and uncertainty that come with a cancer diagnosis. In a WebMD blog, Winship oncology psychiatrist, Dr. Wendy Baer explains the role of denial as a defense mechanism.
July 23, 2018
Ivanhoe Broadcast News: High-Tech Treatment for Esophageal Cancer
Winship thoracic surgeon Manu Sancheti, MD, discusses a high-tech treatment for esophageal cancer for Ivanhoe Broadcast News.
July 23, 2018
WAGA-TV: Georgia teen uses music to ease cancer patients' anxiety
Fox 5 Atlanta shares story of Winship teen volunteer Christopher Wang comforting cancer patients at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital during their treatment with the soothing sounds of his viola.
July 20, 2018
OncLive: Dr. Lonial Discusses Emerging Agents in Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD, discusses emerging agents in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.
July 16, 2018
OncLive: Ramalingam Reflects on Recent Advances in SCLC
Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, reflects on recent data and what is on the horizon for the treatment of small cell lung cancer.
July 3, 2018
OncLive: ASCO 2018: Dr. Lonial Highlights CAR T-Cell Therapy and More in Myeloma
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD, discusses multiple myeloma data presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.
June 28, 2018
MedPage Today: Taking Care of Family and Friends
Winship investigator Rebecca Pentz, PhD, who has been involved in ethics research for 30 years discusses the issues that can come up when a physician's personal and professional lives intersect.
June 22, 2018
OncLive: Dr. Ramalingam on Avelumab Plus Lorlatinib in NSCLC
Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses the combination of avelumab plus iorlatinib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
June 12, 2018
WebMD: When Your Family Doesn't Agree With Your Cancer Treatment Plan
For cancer patients, there are many treatment decisions to be made, and the process is more difficult when patients and families disagree about the best treatment plan. Winship psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD, describes for WebMD how to get through the process as smoothly as possible.
June 8, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: What new breast cancer study means for patients facing chemo
Winship was among the institutions that enrolled women in the breast cancer treatment trial that's the basis for a groundbreaking study looking at genetic testing to identify patients who can avoid chemotherapy. Winship breast oncologists Dr. Jane Meisel and Dr. Keerthi Gogineni comment on the study for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
June 8, 2018
OncLive: Dr. Ramalingam on Plasma EGFR Mutations as a Predictor of Response in NSCLC
Winship Deputy Director Dr. Suresh Ramalingam talks to OncLive about plasma EGFR mutations as a predictor of response to osimertinib in the AURA3 trial in non-small cell lung cancer.
June 1, 2018
Georgia Trend: Fighting Cancer Before It Starts
In an interview for Georgia Trend, Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, executive director of Winship Cancer Institute, discusses strategies for cancer prevention in Georgia and beyond.
June 1, 2018
Georgia Trend: Research, Reputation and Revenue
In Georgia Trend magazine, Madhav Dhodapkar, MBBS, physician scientist at Winship Cancer Institute, discusses Winship's commitment to better serve patients in Georgia through advancements in cancer immunotherapy.
May 30, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: New screening guidelines for colorectal cancer could save lives, experts say
Winship surgical oncologist Charles A. Staley, MD, talked with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the significance of the new lower recommended age for colorectal cancer screening from the American Cancer Society.
May 30, 2018
WAGA-TV: Gene therapy may reduce need for blood transfusions
Fox 5 Atlanta looked at an early study of gene therapy that might provide hope for a Winship patient needing monthly blood transfusions for a blood disorder called beta thalassemia. Winship hematologist Dr. Morgan McLemore explains why.
May 25, 2018
OncLive: Selinexor Tested in Combination With Standard Therapy in Multiple Myeloma
Winship Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sagar Lonial discusses study evaluating use of selinexor in combination therapy in heavily pretreated patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.
May 23, 2018
WAGA-TV: A cardboard cancer clinic gives patients a taste of what's to come
Fox 5 Atlanta shows a life-size cardboard model being built of the new Winship Cancer Institute Phase I Clinical Trials unit in the Emory University Tower, and how staff involvement was critical to this unique design process.
May 9, 2018
Everyday Health: Tagrisso Approved as a First-Line Treatment for Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Suresh Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, comments on the recent approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of osimertinib as a first-line treatment for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients who have an EGFR mutation.
May 9, 2018
WebMD: Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer
In this video for WebMD, Winship medical oncologist Bradley Carthon, MD, describes the current treatment options available to patients diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.
May 8, 2018
WAGA-TV: Woman battling brain cancer gets special surprise from Good Day's Ron Gant
Ron Gant, morning anchor and former Atlanta Braves player, delivered well-wishes to Sue Light in Winship's radiation oncology waiting room. The surprise, set up by daughter Jenny and Fox 5 reporter Christy Hutchings, brought the brain cancer patient to tears.
May 8, 2018
WebMD: What to Ask Your Doctor About Prostate Cancer
When diagnosed with prostate cancer, a patient may have many questions. In this WebMD video, Winship medical oncologist Bradley Carthon, MD, explains what questions to ask your doctor to get the answers you need.
May 5, 2018
MedPage Today: Tumor Mutational Burden in Lung Cancer Gets Mixed Reviews
Winship medical oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, comments on results of a study in advanced lung cancer which showed a significant association between tumor mutational burden and response to nivolumab.
April 30, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Heavy drinking may increase 'bad' bacteria in your mouth, study finds
Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD, comments on research results suggesting heavy drinkers may experience higher levels of "bad" bacteria in their mouths, including linking it to cancer, compared to moderate or non-drinkers.
April 30, 2018
Cure Magazine: A Mix-and-Match Approach to Treating Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Winship medical oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, is quoted in article about how the combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy, and more, is changing the landscape of treating lung cancer.
April 20, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Immune therapy plus chemo doubles lung cancer survival, study says
Winship medical oncologist Suresh Ramalingam, MD, comments on study published in the New England Journal of Medicine finding improved patient outcomes for lung cancer patients treated with a combination therapy of pembrolizumab, platinum therapy and pemetrexed, compared to those who only got chemotherapy.
April 17, 2018
OncLive: Mutation Burden May Help Guide First-Line Immunotherapy in NSCLC
Winship Deputy Director Dr. Suresh Ramalingam is quoted regarding study results identifying tumor mutational burden as a biomarker in non-small cell lung cancer identified patients who were more likely to respond to first-line combination immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab .
April 16, 2018
HemOnc Today: Tumor mutational burden feasible biomarker for benefit from dual checkpoint inhibition
Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, shares results of study demonstrating feasibility of tumor mutational burden as an emerging, predictive biomarker for response to checkpoint inhibition in patients treated with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
April 13, 2018
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Healing process after breast cancer surgery could cause cancer to spread in mice, study says
Winship surgical oncologist Preeti Subhedar, MD, provides commentary on mouse study looking at post-surgery cancer recurrence.
April 3, 2018
OncLive: Key Considerations in the Management of Stage 3 NSCLC
Winship Executive Director Dr. Walter J. Curran, Jr. discusses several key considerations in the management of non-small cell lung cancer with colleagues.
March 30, 2018
Patient Power: CAR T-Cell Therapy: What Does It Mean for Myeloma Patients?
Winship hematologist Sagar Lonial, MD, participated in a panel for Patient Power discussing patient response to CAR T-cell therapy and its durability.
March 27, 2018
Washington Post: The Health 202: Why the medical community is concerned about a genetic testing boom
Emory genetic counselor Karen Grinzaid and Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD, comment for The Washington Post on the topic of genetic testing for breast cancer.
March 22, 2018
WebMD: The Emotional Toll of Post-Diagnosis Genetic Testing
Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer blogs for WebMD about the emotional toll patients may feel due to genetic testing results.
March 15, 2018
WebMD: Combat Common Side Effects of Immunotherapy
Winship hematological oncologist Jonathon Cohen, MD, is featured in a new patient education video for WebMD discussing some of the potential side effects of cancer immunotherapy.
March 10, 2018
OncLive: Studies Highlight Rationale for Immunotherapy in Early-Stage and Locally Advanced NSCLC
Winship medical oncologist Rathi Pillai, MD, describes results of a study using immunotherapy following chemo and radiotherapy to treat patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
March 8, 2018
CNN: FDA approval of self testing for breast cancer genes comes with cautions
Winship breast oncologist Jane Meisel, MD, comments for CNN Health on a recently FDA-approved test available to consumers which screens for specific breast and ovarian cancer genes.
Feb. 26, 2018
OncLive: Dr. Ramalingam on Pembrolizumab and Chemotherapy in NSCLC
Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, discusses data with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) and chemotherapy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Feb. 23, 2018
WCLK 91.1FM: Your Health Connection Discusses HPV Vaccine
Winship gynecologic oncologist Lisa Flowers, MD, appeared on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station's Your Health Connection radio show to discuss human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine. The show is hosted by Clark Atlanta University.
Feb. 22, 2018
OncLive: Ramalingam Highlights Immunotherapy Advances in NSCLC
In an interview for OncLive, Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, discusses the exciting findings from the KEYNOTE-189 and IMpower150 immunotherapy trials in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Feb. 10, 2018
Healio.com: BTK inhibitors provide 'exciting time' for the treatment of lymphoma subtype
Jonathon B. Cohen, MD, MS, medical director of infusion services at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses three studies evaluating the use of different Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitors with the potential to treat mantle cell lymphoma.
Feb. 9, 2018
WebMD: Should You Consider Medical Marijuana?
Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer answers the question "Should you consider medical marijuana?" in a WebMD blog.
Jan. 30, 2018
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Emory Proton Therapy Center gears up to open in late 2018
Atlanta Business Chronicle features story of the Emory Proton Therapy Center which is putting the finishing touches in place to start treating patients by late 2018. (Must have subscription to view full article.)
Jan. 25, 2018
OncLive: Novel Antibody Tested in First-Line DLBCL Therapy
Winship hematologist Christopher R. Flowers, MD, is the principal investigator testing a novel antibody in first-line diffuse large B-cell lymphoma therapy.
Jan. 9, 2018
Reuters Health: Not all elderly lung cancer patients get recommended care
Winship radiation oncology resident, Rick Cassidy, MD, led study finding elderly lung cancer patients who are African American or from less educated communities are less likely to get the combination of chemotherapy and radiation that's linked to better survival odds.
Dec. 15, 2017
HemOnc Today: VIDEO: Studies may lead to 'era' where chemotherapy is not needed for lymphoma subtype
Two long-term follow-up studies presented at the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting may indicate a future where patients with mantle cell lymphoma can be effectively managed without the use of chemotherapy, according to Winship hematologist Jonathon B. Cohen, MD, MS.
Dec. 8, 2017
WebMD: It's Metastatic - Now What?
For many people living with cancer, "metastatic" is a dreaded word. Cancer goes from being something to beat or cure, to being something people have to live with every single day. Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer provides advice on how to cope with the diagnosis and explains how important it is to live for today.
Dec. 6, 2017
Georgia Public Broadcasting: Even If You Want To Quit, Smoking Is Tough To Kick
Winship investigator Carla Berg, PhD talks about new research on smoking, and how the marketing and language around smoking regulation affects one's ability to quit.
Dec. 4, 2017
WAGA-TV: Facing cancer, mother of 5 finds help, hope
Breast cancer survivor and Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital patient Shannon Matthews found help after her diagnosis. Today she is a year out from treatment and grateful to the Center for Black Women's Wellness, Inc for helping her get there.
Dec. 4, 2017
RadioMD: Comprehensive Cancer Care: Spiritual Health
RadioMD host Bill Klaproth interviews Caroline Peacock, Manager of Spiritual Health Support and Community Care at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, on the role of spiritual health in comprehensive cancer care. [audio clip]
Dec. 1, 2017
Crookston Times: HealthSmart - Questions about health stress, eye floaters, and thyroid cancer
Winship medical oncologist, Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD , describes risk factors for thyroid cancer.
Nov. 25, 2017
ASCO Post: Melanoma Mutations: What You Need to Know
Winship medical oncologist Melinda Yushak, MD, discusses BRAF mutations in advanced melanoma.
Nov. 17, 2017
Atlanta Jewish Times: Slow, Innovative Abdominal Surgery Fights Cancer
Winship surgical oncologist Dr. Joshua Winer is one of few surgeons in the United States practicing the innovative HIPEC procedure.
Nov. 14, 2017
WebMD: Don't Let Cancer Spoil Your Thanksgiving: 3 Tips for Enjoying the Holiday
Cancer treatment can make any holiday more complicated, but Thanksgiving is especially difficult. Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer provides three tips for enjoying the holiday.
Nov. 13, 2017
OncLive.com: Ramalingam Expands on Osimertinib Updates in NCCN Guidelines for EGFR+ NSCLC
Winship's Deputy Director, Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD discusses some of the changes to the National CCN guidelines in non-small cell lung cancer, specifically with EGFR-mutation positive.
Nov. 9, 2017
Ivanhoe Broadcast News: Robotic Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer - In-Depth Doctor Interview
Winship surgical oncologist David Kooby, MD, Director of Surgical Oncology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, provides an in-depth interview for Ivanhoe Broadcast News on robotic surgery for pancreatic cancer.
Nov. 1, 2017
The Oncology Nurse: Mentorship, Education, and Training at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
The Oncology Nurse featured Winship Associate Director for Mentorship, Education and Training, Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, by highlighting her various roles, main research interests, and concerns about the future of oncology research.
Oct. 30, 2017
WDTV-TV: New technology to treat breast cancer
Surgical oncologist Preeti Subhedar, MD, from the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship says breast cancer is not a death sentence and explains some new technology being used to diagnose.
Oct. 18, 2017
WABE 90.1FM: Georgia Officials Stress The Importance Of Mammograms For Women Over 40
Winship breast oncologist Dr. Jane Meisel explains how a mammogram is often what gets women thinking about their breast health and helps get them into the health care system.
Oct. 18, 2017
WCLK 91.1FM: Your Health Connection Discusses Brain Cancer
Winship radiation oncologist Karen Godette, MD, appeared on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station's Your Health Connection radio show to discuss breast cancer awareness. The show is hosted by Clark Atlanta University.
Oct. 16, 2017
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Golf group raises money for prostate cancer
The Champions Golf Association at the Dunwoody Country Club was inspired 22 years ago to give back to research to help find a cure for prostate cancer.
Oct. 2, 2017
Your Care Everywhere: Can Men Get Breast Cancer?
Can men get breast cancer? Yes - and breast cancer in men can be deadly. That's why men and their partners should know the signs of cancer. Winship breast surgeon Cletus Arciero, MD, weighs in for Your Care Everywhere.
Oct. 1, 2017
Perimeter North Magazine: When Everything's Different...Live Like Nothing's Changed
After Lynn Wyatt's breast cancer metastasized, she turned to Shannon Kahn, MD, director of radiation oncology at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph¿s Hospital. Kahn successfully used Gamma Knife radiotherapy to treat Wyatt's 21 brain lesions - the most of any patient at Emory Saint Joseph's.
Oct. 1, 2017
Countryline Magazine: Georgia's First Comprehensive Cancer Center
Stephen Szabo, MD, and Connie Masters, RN, MSN, discuss Winship's recognition from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), awarding the institute comprehensive cancer center designation.
Sep. 30, 2017
WebMD: Women Lack 'High Quality' Guidance Post-Mastectomy
Winship breast surgeon Grant Carlson, MD, comments for WebMD on how a patient's decision to have breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a complex one.
Sep. 27, 2017
Healthy Body Healthy Mind: Insights into the Workings of Multiple Myeloma
Winship Chief Medical Officer Sagar Lonial, MD, provides insights into the workings of multiple myeloma.
Sep. 25, 2017
ASCO Post: Is Complete Lymphadenectomy Still Standard of Care in Melanoma?
Winship surgical oncologist Michael Lowe, MD, and medical oncologist Ragini Kudchadkar, MD, discuss whether lymph node dissection for sentinel node still has a role in the management of positive melanoma.
Sep. 22, 2017
WebMD: 4 Ways Guilt Can Creep in During Cancer
People dealing with cancer may experience several specific types of guilt for a variety of reasons. Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer provides advice for patients on managing their guilt.
Sep. 19, 2017
Reporter Newspapers: Hematology Masters in Multiple Myeloma: A Video Roundtable
The Champions Golf Association at the Dunwoody Country Club recently raised $220,000 through the John H. Kauffman golf tournament in support of prostate cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
Sep. 14, 2017
MedPage Today: Hematology Masters in Multiple Myeloma: A Video Roundtable
Winship myeloma experts discuss evolving areas of #multiplemyeloma and induction therapy for newly diagnosed patients in a series of videos for MedPage Today.
Sep. 10, 2017
Medpage Today: EGFR-Mutant NSCLC Gains New First-Line Treatment
Winship's Deputy Director, Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD presented results at the 2017 European Society for Medical Oncology Congress of study showing patients with advanced, EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer lived almost twice as long without disease progression if they started treatment with osimertinib rather than standard anti-EGFR therapy.
Sep. 9, 2017
OncLive.com: Frontline Osimertinib Doubles PFS for EGFR+ NSCLC
Winship's Deputy Director, Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD presented at the 2017 European Society for Medical Oncology Congress on how frontline osimertinib improved median progression-free survival in patients with EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung caner.
Sep. 7, 2017
Healio.com: VIDEO: Neratinib, capecitabine demonstrate 'impressive' results in metastatic breast cancer
Winship breast oncologist Dr. Jane Meisel discusses findings presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting of a study of neratinib plus capecitabine in patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer and brain metastases.
Sep. 1, 2017
Ivanhoe Broadcast News: The Steve Jobs Cancer - NET
David Kooby, MD, Director of Surgical Oncology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, discusses neuroendocrine cancer for Ivanhoe Broadcast News, the type of slow-growing pancreatic cancer that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs lived with for almost a decade after his diagnosis.
Aug. 20, 2017
NewsTalk 1160AM: Better Living - Joan Giblin
Winship Survivorship Director Joan Giblin, NP discusses cancer survivorship with host Lin Tatum of Newstalk 1160 - The Talk of the Town's Better Living radio program.
Aug. 10, 2017
Healio.com: Despite progress, 'huge gap' remains in understanding, application of minimal residual disease
Winship medical oncologist Dr. Nabil Saba comments on a study working to identify the best approach to lower treatment intensity and reduce toxic effects while maintaining efficacy for HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer.
Aug. 3, 2017
WebMD: How to Handle Nausea During Cancer Treatment
Nausea is a miserable side effect of cancer treatment in particular chemotherapy. Winship's psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD writes for WebMD with advice for patients undergoing treatment on how to manage it.
July 27, 2017
Next Avenue: Breast Cancer Patients Face Genetic Counseling Gaps
Winship surgical oncologist Dr. Cletus Arciero comments on the significance of genetic counseling for breast cancer patients.
July 20, 2017
MedPage Today: McCain May Benefit from Glioblastoma Tx Advances
Winship's Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, spoke to MedPage Today about current advancements in the treatment of glioblastoma. He noted the failures of several drugs in extending survival, but said the new immunotherapies have changed the landscape, with "initial promising results" in brain cancer.
July 13, 2017
Atlanta Business Chronicle: 90-ton cyclotron installed at new Emory Proton Therapy Center
A 90-ton cyclotron was installed at the new Emory Proton Therapy Center in Midtown in an event attended by Mayor Kasim Reed and Dr. Jonathan Lewin, CEO of Emory Healthcare.
July 13, 2017
CNN: New cancer drug heading for US approval
Winship hematologist Dr. Jonathon Cohen speaks to CNN about an exciting new gene therapy involving CAR T-cells that is headed for US FDA approval.
July 12, 2017
WXIA-TV: The heart of Georgia's first and only proton therapy center arrives
11Alive News covers delivery of a 90-ton cyclotron, a key piece of equipment to be installed at the Emory Proton Cancer Therapy Center under construction in Midtown Atlanta.
July 1, 2017
Atlanta Magazine: The first time I injected radioactive material into a brain
Winship radiation oncologist Dr. Hui-Kuo Shu is one of four Atlanta physicians on the cover of the 2017 Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors issue. In the issue, he shares a memorable experience with a brain tumor patient he treated at Winship.
June 24, 2017
Gwinnett Daily Post: Emory Johns Creek offers new treatment of cancer tumors
Dr. J. David Prologo, director of Interventional Radiology Services at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, discusses a new procedure to treat painful tumors located on the spine using radiofrequency ablation.
June 21, 2017
Georgia Health News: Hard-to-detect breast cancer may cluster in South Georgia
Glenn Family Breast Cancer Director Mylin Torres, MD, comments on an article regarding a Georgia State University study which found that one of the areas with a high incidence of inflammatory breast cancer is in South Georgia.
June 19, 2017
The Scientist: Emotional Vulnerability: Risk and Reward
Winship cancer researcher Erwin Van Meir, PhD, discusses a mouse study that harnessed neutrophils, a critical player in the innate immune response, as a way to deliver drugs to kill residual cancer cells.
June 10, 2017
ASCO Post: New Horizons in Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
Immunotherapy is a new treatment paradigm in recurrent metastatic head and neck cancer, according to Winship medical oncologist Nabil F. Saba, MD.
May 30, 2017
Genome Web: Q&A: Winship Cancer Institute's Dan Brat on the Challenges of Using MDx for Cancer
Dan Brat, director of the cancer tissue and pathology shared resource at Winship Cancer Institute, spoke with 360Dx about the impact of molecular methods on cancer diagnoses.
May 26, 2017
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Dominique Wilkins to lead Winship's "Win the Fight" 5K
Atlanta Hawks' basketball legend Dominique Wilkins will serve as the grand marshal of the 7th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K in October.
May 26, 2017
WGCL-TV: Skin cancer warning: rates on the rise especially among young adults
Winship melanoma expert Melinda Yushak, MD has a warning about sun exposure and the increased risk of skin cancer in this story for CBS 46.
May 24, 2017
WAGA-TV: How Georgia woman's rash turned into breast cancer diagnosis
Winship patient Rebecca Hockaday was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, a rare disease that makes up only about 1% of all breast cancers. "It's one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer that we know of," says Dr. Mylin Torres, Director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute.
May 23, 2017
Ivanhoe Broadcast News: Hunting Head and Neck Cancer Cells
Winship medical oncologist Nabil Saba, MD, provides an in-depth interview for Ivanhoe Broadcast News on two separate immunotherapy drugs showing real promise in the treatment of head and neck cancer.
May 19, 2017
KSAT-TV: Facing lung cancer, Georgia woman finds options
Joe Garrett was diagnosed with a brain tumor after complaining about problems with his vision. His doctor, Winship's Shannon Kahn, MD treated Joe with Gamma Knife radiotherapy offered at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
May 15, 2017
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Winship Cancer Institute receives top designation
Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University award as a high-tier comprehensive cancer center designation from the National Cancer Institute.
May 15, 2017
WebMD Blogs: Grieving Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment
Winship's psychiatric oncologist Wendy Baer, MD writes for WebMD providing advice to patients undergoing treatment for cancer on how to manage the emotions of hair loss and regrowth.
May 10, 2017
WTAJ-TV: Experimental cancer treatment gives local woman chance at renewed life, hope for future
Winship patient Leonard Monteith was diagnosed with HPV positive head and neck cancer after doctors found an inch-wide tumor at the base of his tongue. His oncologist, Nabil Saba, MD, thought Leonard would be a good candidate for a new therapy.
April 25, 2017
HemOnc Today: Despite progress, 'huge gap' remains in understanding, application of minimal residual disease
Winship Chief Medical Officer, Sagar Lonial, MD, comments for HemOnc Today in cover story about a gap remaining in understanding the application of minimal residual disease.
April 24, 2017
MIT Tech Review: Immunotherapy Pioneer James Allison Has Unfinished Business with Cancer
Winship's Gregory Lesinski, PhD is quoted in this MIT Tech Review article about immunotherapy.
April 24, 2017
Georgia Health News: Cold caps to fight hair loss from chemotherapy: Will the idea catch on here?
Winship breast oncologist Keerthi Gogineni, MD and a patient outline the advantages and disadvantages of cold cap technology aimed at helping patients keep their hair during on-going chemotherapy treatments.
April 17, 2017
WABE 90.1FM: Atlanta Hairdresser Ramps Up Knowledge To Help Cancer Patients
Wendy Baer, MD is quoted in this story about an Atlanta stylist seeking to address the hair styling needs of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
April 7, 2017
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Older men at higher risk for melanoma
Winship surgical oncologist Keith Delman, MD discusses how older men are at higher risk of melanoma. (Subscriber only access.)
April 4, 2017
ASCO Connection: Emotional Vulnerability: Risk and Reward
Winship medical oncologist, Jane Meisel, MD, writes for ASCO about the risks and the power of emotional vulnerability in oncology.
March 30, 2017
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Healthy Aging: Fitness programs help cancer survivors in recovery
A fitness routine that included swimming helped Winship breast cancer survivor Judith Haase get through the physical and mental challenges of cancer treatment.
March 15, 2017
WCLK 91.1FM: Your Health Connection Discusses Brain Cancer
Winship neuro-oncologist Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD appeared on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station's Your Health Connection radio show to discuss the latest treatment options for brain tumors. The show is hosted by Clark Atlanta University.
March 7, 2017
NPR News: For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost
Winship medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD, is quoted regarding an editorial he authored in the journal Cancer that recommends women consume soy foods to help prevent breast cancer and improve the prognosis of those currently undergoing treatment.
March 6, 2017
NBC News: Soy Doesn't Worsen Breast Cancer and May Prevent It, Study Finds
Winship medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD, was interviewed about an editorial he authored in the journal Cancer that recommends women consume soy foods to help prevent breast cancer and improve the prognosis of those currently undergoing treatment.
Feb. 28, 2017
WebMD: Body Scan Meditation: Right for Cancer Patients?
Winship psychiatric oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer weighs benefits of body scan meditation, a stress-reduction technique, for cancer patients in this WebMD blog.
Feb. 24, 2017
WBUR 90.9FM: Not Just Nausea And Vomiting: Cancer Docs Now Worry About 'Financial Toxicity'
Daniel Goldstein, MD is quoted in this story about patients with cancer dealing with financial toxicity.
Feb. 24, 2017
ASCO Connection: Reflections from the Snack Table: Where Do You Find Your Emotional Strength?
Winship medical oncologist, Jane Meisel, MD, writes for ASCO about her perspective on work-life balance as an oncologist.
Feb. 22, 2017
WAGA-TV: Facing lung cancer, Georgia woman finds options
Winship lung cancer patient Judy Wright was facing major surgery when she decided to get a second opinion from the thoracic surgery team at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital that changed everything.
Feb. 14, 2017
NBC Nightly News: Couple Turns Cancer Diagnosis Into Love Story
NBC Nightly News features love story on Valentine's Day of Winship pancreatic cancer patient Debra Bradley and her husband Gary.
Feb. 7, 2017
WXIA-TV: Experimental cancer treatment gives local woman chance at renewed life, hope for future
11Alive News covers a poignant and encouraging story about Winship patient, Debra Bradley, who received successful treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Jan. 26, 2017
Northside Neighbor: Cancer center chief: 'Health literacy is a big issue'
Winship Executive Director Dr. Walter Curran discusses Winship's aims to improve health literacy and to provide exceptional patient care.
Jan. 18, 2017
WCLK 91.1FM: Pancreatic Cancer Information, Inspiration on Your Health Connection
Winship surgical oncologist David Kooby, MD appeared on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station's Your Health Connection radio show to discuss risk factors, symptoms and the latest treatment options for pancreatic cancer. The show is hosted by Clark Atlanta University.
Jan. 16, 2017
Counsel & Heal: Cancer Research Update: High-Fat Diet Speeds Up Cell Mutation
A study conducted by researchers from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory, examined the effect of a high-fat diet with cancer with a BRAF V600E mutation.