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December 14, 2020

Kalinsky presents data showing some postmenopausal women with common breast cancer may forgo chemotherapy

Some postmenopausal women with early stage breast cancer can safely forgo chemotherapy, according to national data from the SWOG S1007 RxPONDER clinical trial. Kevin Kalinsky, MD, director of Winship’s Glenn Family Breast Center and the study’s lead author, presented the results at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held virtually Dec. 8-10.
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Moore receives AMA award for citizenship and community service
The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Charles E. Moore, MD with the Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service. The award recognizes physicians who have gone above and beyond to make outstanding contributions to the community.
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Welcome to the fall issue of Winship Magazine
The new issue of Winship Magazine explores how Winship is improving immunotherapy’s power through visionary research, more clinical trials, and enhanced outcomes for patients. Other stories show how Winship teams have adapted to new conditions with resilience and creativity during the pandemic.
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Society for Epidemiological Research to hold virtual meeting
Epidemiology faculty and trainees from Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health will lead sessions and present research at the Society for Epidemiological Research (SER) Annual Meeting, taking place virtually Dec. 16-18. Drs. Dayna Johnson, Lauren McCullough, and Timothy Lash are among the conference faculty.
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Radiology research highlighted at RSNA meeting
Faculty and trainees from the Emory Department of Radiology and Imaging Science were featured at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting held virtually Nov. 29 - Dec. 5. Winship radiologists Drs. Nima Kokabi and Brent Weinberg were honored with Research Scholar Grants.
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Kucuk presents at International Prostate Virtual Forum
Omer Kucuk, MD presented at the International Prostate Virtual Forum, held Dec. 12-13. His talk, “Integrative Oncology in Prostate Cancer,” was featured during the Best of the 10th EUA 2020 session and will be available for on-demand viewing.
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Winship study presented at ESMO immuno-oncology meeting
Nabil Saba, MD was senior author on “A phase II study of ADU-S100 in combination with pembrolizumab in adult patients with PD-L1+ recurrent or metastatic HNSCC,” presented at the 2020 ESMO Immuno-Oncology Virtual Congress, Dec. 9-12.
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Mitchell to deliver Winship virtual Grand Rounds
Winship virtual Grand Rounds continue on Dec. 16 with Edith Mitchell, MD of Jefferson University. Mitchell will present, "Improved Survival but Continued Disparities in Cancer: Planning the Future with Precision Oncology but Assessing the Past Through the Rear View Mirror."
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Goldsmith to deliver virtual Elkin Lecture
Winship virtual Elkin Lectures continue on Dec. 18 with Kelly Goldsmith, MD, associate professor in the Emory Department of Pediatrics and a pediatric hematologist and oncologist from Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Children’s. Goldsmith will present, "Novel Immunotherapy Approaches in Neuroblastoma."
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December 16 - Grand Rounds (virtual)
Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP - "Improved Survival but Continued Disparities in Cancer: Planning the Future with Precision Oncology but Assessing the Past Through the Rear View Mirror"

December 16 - Radiation Oncology Research Interest Talk (virtual)
Zachary S. Buchwald, MD, PhD - "Dexamethasone and the anti-tumor immune response"

December 17 - Surgical Grand Rounds (virtual)
Muralidhar Padala, PhD - "Inventing the Future, Perfecting the Past"

December 18 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting (virtual)
Jeffrey Bradley MD, FACR, FASTRO - "The Emory Proton Center; 1000 Patients Treated; Current and Planned Research Activity"

December 18 - Elkin Lecture (virtual)
Kelly Goldsmith, MD - "Novel Immunotherapy Approaches in Neuroblastoma"

Winship Federal Grant Stream
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