2014 News Archive
Read about our faculty, staff and patients who have been featured in the news.
Read about the VA's ACR accreditation, Dr. Torres' Billboard, ASTRO coverage, pilot grants and more in this issue of the newsletter.
Atlanta Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center has been once again awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Over 26 physicians, residents and physicists from the Department were selected to present their research findings at the American Society for Radiation Oncology meeting, September 14-17, in San Francisco.
Did you know that Emory University has over 250 active Phase I, II, and III clinical trials available at six metro Atlanta locations?
Exercising after a diagnosis of lung cancer can play a role in the biology of the disease.
Khan and Mikell Report Positive Results with Reduced-Intensity Total-Body Irradiation
Dr. Rossi and Bennett talk about treatment options available for men dealing with prostate cancer. Listen to the podcast.
Velocity's signature product allows doctors to aggregate and integrate images of patients' tumors produced using different technologies (PET, MRI, CT) to use for treatment planning.
Dr. Torres' work has earned her the Rising Star Award in the 2014 Health-Care Heroes Awards sponsored by Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with hyperfractionated radiation therapy (HFX) experienced improved overall survival with no increase in late toxicity.
Senior author Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, finds that an IDH analysis provides insight about the benefits of chemo-radiotherapy.
"The RTOG 0825 results provide important insight about the use of anti-angiogenic therapies with standard first-line treatment," says co-author Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD.