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October 30, 2017

Winship Town Hall Today

Join us today at 4:30pm for a Winship Town Hall in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium (C5012, Winship 5th Floor). Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and Winship leaders will present from 5-6pm with a reception before and after. The event will be streamed live for those unable to attend in person.
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Winship Awarded ACS Institutional Research Grant Renewal
Winship's American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant has been renewed for another three years at a level of $360,000. The grant, led by Paula Vertino, PhD, will fund up to four junior faculty proposals each year, including one focused on childhood cancers.
Coulter Translational Fund: Bringing Medical Ideas to Market
The Coulter Translational Fund is a validated model for bringing academic technologies into the commercial realm. Learn more about the application process at informational sessions on Nov. 8 (Emory School of Medicine) and Nov. 15 (Grady).
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Winship Study Finds Massage Therapy Decreases Cancer-related Fatigue
A Winship clinical trial led by Mark Rapaport, MD found that massage therapy provided clinically significant benefit to breast cancer patients suffering from fatigue. The results of the study were published Oct. 17 in the journal Cancer.
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Atlanta Lung Cancer Symposium Features Winship Experts
Co-chaired by Drs. Suresh Ramalingam and Taofeek Owonikoko, the Atlanta Lung Cancer Symposium will be held Nov. 4 at the Loews Hotel. International experts, including Walter J. Curran, Jr., Fadlo R. Khuri, and Kristin Higgins, will present the latest approaches for managing lung cancer.
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People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to skilled infusion center professionals who are critical to the successful administration of clinical trials protocols. With hundreds of patients being treated every week, they not only provide exceptional care but track vital information required for each study. Pictured: Unit director Catherine Parker, RN, MSN, OCN (center) and infusion center team at the Clifton Road campus.
Winship Holiday Family Adoption Program
Would you like to help some grateful Winship patients and their families by providing gifts, gift cards or food donations? If you or your team are interested in signing up for the annual Winship Holiday Family Adoption Program, contact Moniqua Miller.
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Executive MPH at Rollins
The Rollins School of Public Health's Executive MPH program offers a blended delivery and curricula designed for working professionals. Employees of Emory University or Emory Healthcare may be eligible for the Emory Courtesy Scholarship.
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Winship Superheroes Show Support for Cape Day

Winship physicians, nurses and staff donned their superhero capes on Oct. 20th in support of the superhero patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
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October 30 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Katie Ponder and Josue Moran

November 1 - Grand Rounds
Nadine M. Tung, MD - "Managing Hereditary Breast Cancer"

November 2 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Steve Rosefeld, MD, PhD - "Glioblastoma and Molecular Motors"

November 3 - Radiation Oncology Lecture
Aaron Grossberg, MD, PhD

November 3 - No Elkin Lecture
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View a selection of cancer-related federal and private funding opportunities.

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A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.

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