2015 News Archive
Read about our faculty, staff and patients who have been featured in the news.
Read about Deborah Bruner's presidential appointment, department numbers from the last year, a successful fundraiser for prostate cancer research and more in this issue.
Congratulations to Drs. Jonathan Beitler, Ian Crocker and Jerome Landry, chosen by Atlanta Magazine as Top Docs of 2015!
How are we doing? From the numbers of patients treated to an increase in medical physics residency applicants, Radiation Oncology has had a remarkable year.
If you have recurrent prostate cancer, you may be interested in this clinical trial.
Reflections from a newly trained doctor: Sheela Hanasoge, a graduating medical resident, shares some hard lessons in this personal account.
When he's not treating patients at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Dr. Ali devotes his time to serving in the Georgia Air National Guard and deep sea fishing.
Recognize these smiling faces? These are some of the doctors and support staff who are treating patients at Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. Meet the team and learn about services offered.
A study, published in the Red Journal, shows the effectiveness of a dual-beam rotational technique where other therapies have failed.
Radiation Oncology welcomes four new residents to the Department.
Read about the new mobile-friendly website, leadership changes, faculty awards, publications and more in this issue of the newsletter.
Q & A with Natia Esiashvili, MD, who will travel to Slovenia to participate in a rare, hands-on teaching experience with pediatric radiation oncologists through a $30,000 grant from the Union for International Cancer Control.
Today, a patient can bring in all their past x-rays, taken from any angle with any technology, and, with new technology, doctors can use these images to create a patient's imaging history.
Department Chair and Winship Cancer Institute CEO, Walter J. Curran, Jr., talks to us about the future of cancer care in this exclusive interview.
Many people don't even know we treat childhood cancer here at Winship, and yet Dr. Natia Esiashvili sees children and young adults every day.
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital offers Gamma Knife therapy to patients providing a non-invasive alternative to traditional brain surgery.
Read more about researcher Paula Vertino, PhD, and her breast cancer work featured in Winship Magazine.
Karen Godette, MD, is treating breast cancer patients with Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), an innovative new tool allowing patients to undergo a one-time radiation treatment during surgery for early-stage breast cancer.
Dr. Kristin Higgins and nurse practitioner Ulrike Gorgens talk to us about a new tool that is helping patients beat their smoking habit.
We honor three of our physicians who serve both cancer patients and their country.
Read about ASTRO highlights, $25 million for patient care, the benefits of a reduced course of treatment for breast cancer and more in this issue.
Winship's Executive Director and Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Walter Curran Jr., talks about the October conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Winship radiation oncologist, Mylin Torres, MD, is uncovering reasons behind treatment side effects and ways to improve the course of treatment.
Collaboration between Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Georgia State University has resulted in a $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society.
The October 2015 issue of Delta Sky magazine features a special photo of Delta employees who have been treated at Winship alongside Winship doctors and nurses.
Chief Radiation Oncology Residents, Drs. Ronica Nanda and Trevor Lim, answer our questions about residency and offer advice to the incoming class.