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January 19, 2016

Winship Multiple Myeloma Study in The Lancet

A landmark Phase II study led by Winship and instrumental in the recent approval of a new multiple myeloma treatment was published online in The Lancet, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical journals in the world. Winship Chief Medical Officer and multiple myeloma expert Sagar Lonial, MD was lead author on the paper, "Single-agent Daratumumab in Heavily Pretreated Patients With Multiple Myeloma: An Open-label, International, Multicentre Phase 2 Trial."
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New Findings for NSCLC Staging
Winship investigators have collaborated on a new study, "Nodal upstaging is more common with thoracotomy than with VATS during lobectomy for early-stage lung cancer: an analysis from the National Cancer Data Base," recently published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.
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New Emory Clinical Trials Database
Want to learn more about clinical trials at Emory University? Be sure to log on to the new website. The easy to navigate site will give you instant access to information about nearly 1,000 studies being conducted at Emory including cancer, cardiovascular, and pediatric trials.
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Wellness Expo for Emory Employees
The annual Healthy New YOU Expo is Thursday, January 28 at four Emory locations. Stop by and learn how to make healthier food choices, start a physical activity program, and manage the day-to-day stress in your life. Enjoy cooking demonstrations and the opportunity to meet wellness vendors from the surrounding community.
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Charles Harris Run for Leukemia
The 36th Annual Charles Harris Run for Leukemia is scheduled for Saturday, February 27 at Tucker High School. The 10K honors the late Dr. Charles E. Harris - an all-star football player, awarded "unsung All American" honors at the University of Georgia before playing at the professional level - who lost his life to leukemia.
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Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium

Registration is open for the 8th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium, March 11-12 at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain, GA. The symposium will update health care professionals on emerging trends the field, and will provide practical strategies and hands-on tools to improve their nursing knowledge.
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Jan. 19 - Aflac Visiting Lecture
Ami Desai, MD, MSCE, "Dinutuximab: Clinical Pharmacology and Markers of Response and Toxicity"

Jan. 20 - Fellows Lecture
Jean Louise Koff, MD, "Subtype-Directed Therapy in Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma"

Jan. 20 - Grand Rounds
Kenneth Cardona, MD, FACS, "Management of Esophageal & Gastroesophageal Junction Malignancies: a Gastroenterologist and Surgeon's Perspective" and Field F. Willingham, MD, MPH, "Early Esophageal Cancer"

Jan. 20 - CGE & DDT Joint Program Meeting
Qin Yan, PhD, "Targeting Epigenetic Regulators in Cancer: Lessons from KDM5 Histone Demethylases"

Jan. 20 - Resident Seminar
Naresh Jegadeesh, MD, "Current Management of Cervical Esophageal Cancer"

Jan. 21 - Aflac Visiting Lecture
Xionbin Lu, PhD, "Mess Up Human Cancer with Its Own Mess"

Jan. 21 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Robert Smith, PhD, "New breast cancer screening guidelines"

Jan. 21 - Open House, Emory Johns Creek Hospital
New Community Medical Oncology and Hematology Department

Jan. 22 - Winship Oncology Nursing Grand Rounds
Lina Lattouf, PharmD, MPH, "Updates in Pharmacy and Safety Practices"

Jan. 22 - Elkin Lecture
Stanislav Emelianov, PhD - "Clinical translation of photoacoustics and other ultrasound-based imaging technologies: challenges and opportunities"

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