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July 5, 2016

Cancer Moonshot Summit at Winship

More than a hundred cancer researchers, clinicians, advocates, public health officials, and patients attended one of 10 regional Cancer Moonshot Summits at Winship on June 29. The group was tasked with coming up with ideas to report back to Vice President Joe Biden. The goal of the Cancer Moonshot is to double the rate of progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care over the next five years and to ultimately end cancer as we know it.
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Aflac Cancer Center Ranks 10th in the Nation
The Aflac Cancer Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked 10th in the nation among best hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report.
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Outreach Activities
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Reception Celebrates BMT Milestone

Winship's Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center was one of the first of its kind in the country when it started transplanting patients with blood cancers and blood disorders in 1979. On Tuesday, June 28, patients, doctors and nurses were on hand to celebrate a major milestone, the 5,000th bone marrow transplant procedure. Pictured: Transplant recipients Susan Touset, Neil Norton, Charity Trimier, and Joyce Wilson.
Emory Hosts Global Non-Communicable Diseases Conference
This international conference will be held August 8-9 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Plenary sessions, discussion, and technical workshops will focus on non-communicable diseases within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Nanotechnology Day at IEN Georgia Tech
This event sets out to foster interdisciplinary interactions, increase collaboration and joint grant writing opportunities between CDC, Emory University, and Morehouse School of Medicine researchers and physicians and faculty members at Georgia Tech who work in the intersection of biology and nano-/micro-technology.
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July 5 - No Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Program Meeting

July 6 - No Grand Rounds

July 7 - Keller Lectureship, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Minesh P. Mehta, MD - "Lower Grade Gliomas as a Case Study"

July 8 - No Elkin Lecture

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