2015 News Archive

Read about our faculty, staff and patients who have been featured in the news.

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                                            Summer 2015 Newsletter

Summer 2015 Newsletter

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.

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                                            Atlanta Magazine Top Docs

Atlanta Magazine Top Docs

Congratulations to Drs. Jonathan Beitler, Ian Crocker and Jerome Landry, chosen by Atlanta Magazine as Top Docs of 2015!

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                                            Radiation Oncology By The Numbers

Radiation Oncology By The Numbers

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.

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                                            Recurrent Prostate Study

Recurrent Prostate Study

If you have recurrent prostate cancer, you may be interested in this clinical trial.

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                                            Through the Eyes of a Radiation Oncology Resident: The Power of Hope

Through the Eyes of a Radiation Oncology Resident: The Power of Hope

Reflections from a newly trained doctor: Sheela Hanasoge, a graduating medical resident, shares some hard lessons in this personal account.

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                                            Meet Dr. Arif Ali

Meet Dr. Arif Ali

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.

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                                            Meet the Team at Emory Saint Joseph's

Meet the Team at Emory Saint Joseph's

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.

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                                            Novel Treatment for T-Cell Lymphoma

Novel Treatment for T-Cell Lymphoma

A study, published in the Red Journal, shows the effectiveness of a dual-beam rotational technique where other therapies have failed.

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                                            2015 Residency Match

2015 Residency Match

Radiation Oncology welcomes four new residents to the Department.

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                                            Spring 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Read about the new mobile-friendly website, leadership changes, faculty awards, publications and more in this issue of the newsletter.

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                                            International Grant for Esiashvili

International Grant for Esiashvili

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.

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                                            When Medicine Goes High Tech

When Medicine Goes High Tech

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.

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                                            5 Questions for Curran

5 Questions for Curran

Department Chair and Winship Cancer Institute CEO, Walter J. Curran, Jr., talks to us about the future of cancer care in this exclusive interview.

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                                            Treating Pediatric Cancer

Treating Pediatric Cancer

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.

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                                            Gamma Knife for Brain Tumors

Gamma Knife for Brain Tumors

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital offers Gamma Knife therapy to patients providing a non-invasive alternative to traditional brain surgery.

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                                            Finding Answers in the Freezer

Finding Answers in the Freezer

Read more about researcher Paula Vertino, PhD, and her breast cancer work featured in Winship Magazine.

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                                            IORT for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

IORT for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

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.

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                                            New Tool to Kick Butts

New Tool to Kick Butts

Dr. Kristin Higgins and nurse practitioner Ulrike Gorgens talk to us about a new tool that is helping patients beat their smoking habit.

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                                            Our Military Heroes

Our Military Heroes

We honor three of our physicians who serve both cancer patients and their country.

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                                            Fall 2015 Newsletter

Fall 2015 Newsletter

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.

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                                            ASTRO 2015 Highlights with Dr. Curran

ASTRO 2015 Highlights with Dr. Curran

Winship's Executive Director and Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Walter Curran Jr., talks about the October conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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                                            Leading the Way in Breast Cancer Research

Leading the Way in Breast Cancer Research

Winship radiation oncologist, Mylin Torres, MD, is uncovering reasons behind treatment side effects and ways to improve the course of treatment.

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                                            Collaboration Leads to New Research Scholar Grant

Collaboration Leads to New Research Scholar Grant

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.

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                                            Behind the Scenes: Delta and Winship Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes: Delta and Winship Photo Shoot

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.

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                                            What Does It Mean to Be a Resident?

What Does It Mean to Be a Resident?

Chief Radiation Oncology Residents, Drs. Ronica Nanda and Trevor Lim, answer our questions about residency and offer advice to the incoming class.

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