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lung cancer

Winship Cancer Institute Awarded Lung Cancer SPORE Grant From NCI

The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has been awarded a 5-year, $9.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study new approaches for lung cancer treatment. It is reportedly the only grant of its kind to be awarded in...

cns cancers

Expect Questions About Glioblastoma Symptoms

WITH THE MANY NEWS REPORTS about Senator John McCain being diagnosed with glioblastoma, patients may be asking if symptoms such as headaches and vision or speech problems should signal the need for screening or diagnostic tests. “There has never been any suggestion that doing routine screening,...

cns cancers

‘Substantial Improvements’ in the Treatment of Glioblastoma

NEWS ARTICLES about Senator John McCain’s diagnosis of glioblastoma accurately describe glioblastoma as aggressive and having a poor prognosis. But as Walter J. Curran, Jr, MD, pointed out in one of those reports, “substantial improvements in surgical approaches” have enabled more patients to...

A Remembrance of H. Jean Khoury, MD

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) is mourning the loss of an esteemed colleague: H. Jean Khoury, MD, died on May 22 at the age of 50, after a year spent battling cancer. His many colleagues and friends remember him as an outstanding physician, researcher, and educator and a...

cns cancers

Radiation Therapy for Glioblastoma: What Is New and What Is Missing in the ASCO-Endorsed ASTRO Guidelines

An ASCO Special Article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Sulman et al,1 reviewed in this issue of The ASCO Post, issued ASCO’s endorsement of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines on radiation therapy for adult patients diagnosed with glioblastoma. It is a positive...

breast cancer

Mylin A. Torres, MD, to Hold Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute

Mylin A. Torres, MD, Director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship), was selected to hold the Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research. The endowed position was created by the Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation to...

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, Honored With Goizueta Chair for Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, Deputy Director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Assistant Dean for Cancer Research in the Emory School of Medicine, was honored with the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research. The endowment was established to support a key leader...

American Association for Cancer Research Inaugurates the First Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) inaugurated the first class of Fellows of the AACR Academy at the association’s annual meeting held this month in Washington, DC. The AACR Academy has been created to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific...

Society Announces Candidates for ASCO Election

Fourteen distinguished ASCO members have been selected by the ASCO Nominating Committee as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society for the 2014 ASCO Election. Biographic information and interviews with each candidate, as well as instructions for casting a proxy ballot, will be...

ASCO Announces Election Results for Terms Beginning June 2014

In addition to the election of Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, as President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for a 1-year term beginning in June 2015 (see page 85), ASCO has announced four new members who were recently elected to the ASCO Board of Directors and two new members...

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University Names  New Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer

Sagar Lonial, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Charles A. Staley, MD, has been named Chief Quality Officer, according to an announcement recently released by the Cancer Institute. Both physicians join Winship’s senior leadership team and...

Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH, Named Head of Winship’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has named Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology in the Rollins School of Public Health and Winship member, as the new Leader for the Winship Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Research Program. His position takes effect immediately....

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, Elected ASCO President for 2015-2016 Term

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, has been elected President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for a 1-year term beginning in June 2015. She will take office as President-Elect during the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago in June 2014. Additionally, four new members were elected to the...

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