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August 14, 2017

Winship Surgeons Changing Outcomes for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Winship head and neck surgeon Mihir Patel, MD says the use of a minimally invasive procedure called Transoral Robotic Surgery, or TORS, has advantages for patients, including better outcomes. Go inside the operating room with Dr. Patel in a new video.
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Winship Specialists to Present at GASCO
Drs. Bassel El-Rayes, Christopher Flowers, Jonathan Kaufman, and Taofeek Owonikoko will present the "Best of ASCO" at the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO) meeting on September 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter.
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Winship Ranks Number One in Georgia
Winship at Emory University Hospital and Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital ranked number one and two in Georgia for cancer care, according to new data by U.S. News & World Report published in the magazine's annual survey of the nation's best hospitals.
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The People Behind CCC

Part of the charge of an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is to decrease cancer incidence and mortality in the community. Theresa Gillespie, PhD, BSN and Jessica Wells, PhD are two Winship researchers who are doing just that. The team is collaborating with clinical colleagues in rural southwest Georgia and hope one day to influence national guidelines on making cancer screenings routine for patients living with HIV.
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Kucuk To Serve on NIH Editorial Advisory Board
Winship oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD has joined the editorial advisory board of the National Institutes of Health PDQ Prostate Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Kahn Named ESJH RadOnc Medical Director
Shannon Kahn, MD has been named medical director of radiation oncology for Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
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Lattice Microscope Presentation

The Integrated Cellular Imaging Shared Resource is holding an encore presentation of its lattice light sheet microscope on noon on August 15 in the Whitehead Auditorium.
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August 15 - Integrated Cellular Imaging
Lattice Light Sheet Microscope Presentation by Neil Anthony, PhD

August 16 - Emory Glenn Family Breast Center Educational Didactic Conference
Heather Hipp, MD - "Latest Advancements in Oncofertility"

August 16 - No Grand Rounds
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August 17 - Emory School of Medicine Resource Fair
Faculty Resource Fair

August 17 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Carmen Marsit, PhD - "Peripheral Epigenetic Profiles to Consider Cancer Risk and Survival"

August 18 - Elkin Lecture
Nabil F. Saba, MD, FACP - "Immunotherapy in head and neck cancer. Current status and future prospects"

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