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September 3, 2019

Winship launches Tobacco Cessation Program for patients

Winship has launched a free tobacco cessation program to help cancer patients quit smoking for good. The program combines personalized behavioral counseling sessions, motivational interviewing, and comprehensive tools to help overcome the barriers to stop smoking.
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Winship-authored NEJM article reports on new multiple myeloma drug
Drs. Sagar Lonial and Ajay Nooka are authors of an international study to evaluate selinexor, a potential new treatment option for patients with refractory multiple myeloma. The results were published Aug. 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Torres named to international breast cancer trial collaborative
Mylin Torres, MD has been named a collaborator for the UK-based Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group (EBCTCG), whose findings are widely used in consensus statements, clinical guidelines, decision aids, and treatment decisions around the world.
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Radiation Oncology holds Resident Research Day
The Department of Radiation Oncology held its 23rd Annual Resident Research Day on Aug. 28 in the Emory Health Sciences Research Building. The event showcased trainee research achievements and celebrated mentor-resident collaborations.
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Maggie Gillespie honored at retirement celebration
After 15 years with Winship, Maggie Gillespie has retired as associate director of programs for advancement and alumni engagement. Members of the Winship Advisory Board and Friends of Winship, two groups that Gillespie has worked closely with, joined co-workers for a farewell reception on Aug. 29.
Georgia Blood Cancer Conference to feature Winship experts
Drs. Martha Arellano (pictured), Jonathon Cohen, Ali Zarrabi, and William Blum will present at the annual Georgia Blood Cancer Conference on Sept. 7 at Atlanta's Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Hosted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the free educational event is open to patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.
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Breast cancer conference seeks to engage, educate, and empower
Drs. Stephen Szabo, Maria Piraner, and Lea Gilliland, and physical therapist Liz Todd, PTA will present at an educational conference for those impacted by breast cancer on Sept. 7 at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. The event is sponsored by the Emory Glenn Family Breast Center and Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta.
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Sept. 3 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Cigall Kadoch, PhD - "Structure and Function of Mammalian SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Complexes in Human Cancer"

Sept. 4 - No Grand Rounds
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Sept. 4 - IMP & MMG Ethics Seminar Series
Jerry Boss, PhD - "Authorship; They won¿t let me publish it again!!??"

Sept. 5 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Amanda Mueller, MD - "Telerobotics and the Future of Robotic Surgery"

Sept. 5 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Gia K. Voeltz, PhD - "Factors and Functions of ER Membrane Contact Sites with Other Organelles"

Sept. 7 - Community Education
Georgia Blood Cancer Conference presented by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Sept. 7 - Community Education
Engage. Educate. Empower. A conference for those impacted by breast cancer

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Winship Federal Grant Stream
Winship's Federal Grant Stream provides a daily updated list of cancer-related funding from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies.
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Non-Federal Funding Opportunities
View a selection of Winship pilot grants, institutional awards, and external funding sources and learn how to apply.
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