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February 15, 2016

New Winship Video: "This Is Winship"

From lab technicians to doctors, nurses and administrators, "This is Winship" shows how Georgia's only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center works to advance cancer treatments that change the lives of patients everywhere.
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Choosing Wisely: Adhering to Recommendations
Maida J. Sewitch, PhD, a visiting associate professor from McGill University, is working with Winship's Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, FAAN to investigate adherence to radiation recommendations for people with bone metastases.
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Early-Registration for Nursing Symposium Ends Today
Sign up before midnight tonight (February 15) and receive discounted registration to Winship's 8th annual Oncology Nursing Symposium. The symposium is March 11-12 at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain, GA.
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New Hospital Expansion to House Three Floors of Inpatient Cancer Care

Winship will occupy three floors of the new Emory University Hospital J-wing expansion currently under construction on Clifton Road. The new facility is set to open in 2017.
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Open House at Emory Midtown Infusion Center
The official opening of Winship's new infusion center at Emory University Hospital Midtown took place on February 10. Pictured: Drs. Amy Langston, Sagar Lonial, and Jay Steinberg.
Healthy Winship with Omer Kucuk, MD
Winship medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD will lead the next Healthy Winship talk on Thursday, February 25 at noon in the Kauffman Auditorium. The topic is "Stress, Diet, Obesity, Exercise and Cancer Risk."
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Town Hall Meeting at WHSCAB

Join Jonathan S. Lewin, MD for a Town Hall Meeting at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB) Auditorium on Wednesday, February 24 at 4:30pm. A reception will follow on the plaza.
RSVP by February 18


Feb. 15 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar Series
Briana Brown - "Investigating the Role of WIP1 Truncating Mutations on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Progression" and Emily Summerbell - "Defining cell-cell cooperativity between phenotypically heterogeneous invading cancer cells"

Feb. 16 - Aflac Advances in Research Meeting
Hyacinth Hyacinth, MBBS, PhD - "Dynamic Imaging and Characterization of Cerebral Vasculature in SCD" and R. Clark Brown MD, PhD - "Sickle-Related Brain Injury: Will Enhanced Imaging Technologies Support Better Clinical Endpoints?"

Feb. 16 - Aflac Visiting Lecture Series
Neyssa Marina MD, MS - "Current Treatment for Osteosarcoma: What is Next?"

Feb. 16 - Faculty Development Lecture Series
Jaffar Khan, MD - "Building a Teaching Portfolio"

Feb. 17 - Grand Rounds
Michael B. Lilly, MD - "Targeted Therapeutics for Prostate Cancer: Have We Made Progress Since 1941?"

Feb. 17 - Resident Seminar
Richard Cassidy, MD - "Watch and Wait Management of Rectal Cancer: Review of the Literature"

Feb. 17 - Musical Performance in the Winship Lobby
Wheeler Community Music Outreach

Feb. 18 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Ryan Ford, MD - "Hepatitis C: A Medical Revolution"

Feb. 18 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Theresa Wicklin Gillespie, PhD, MA - "Application of Health Services Research to Cancer Prevention & Control: The National Cancer Data Base as a Model"

Feb. 18 - Aflac Visiting Lecture
Erika Friehling, MD - "Innovations in Graduate Medical Education: Optimizing Continuity to Enhance Training"

Feb. 19 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
"Open Discussion: Defining the DDT Drug Discovery Pipeline"

Feb. 19 - No Elkin Lecture

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