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                                            Winship Radiation Oncology celebrates frontline workers

Winship Radiation Oncology celebrates frontline workers

Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology celebrates how its physicians, physicists, therapists, dosimetrists, nurses, and administrative staff are providing necessary cancer care to our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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                                            New Edge® enhances stereotactic radiosurgery at Winship

New Edge® enhances stereotactic radiosurgery at Winship

Winship Cancer Institute and its Department of Radiation Oncology is upgrading the technology for its large stereotactic radiosurgery program by installing a new Edge® radiosurgery system at the Clifton campus.

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                                            New Radiation Oncology Medical Director at Emory Decatur and Emory Hillandale

New Radiation Oncology Medical Director at Emory Decatur and Emory Hillandale

Ashish B. Patel, MD, MBA, associate professor of radiation oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, has been named the new medical director of radiation oncology at Emory Decatur Hospital and Emory Hillandale Hospital.

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                                            Low dose chest radiation for COVID-19 patients

Low dose chest radiation for COVID-19 patients

Winship radiation oncologists and medical intensivists have initiated an innovative trial to treat COVID-19 patients with low dose chest radiation therapy with the goal of reducing pulmonary inflammation.

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                                            Multidisciplinary team improves patient care coordination

Multidisciplinary team improves patient care coordination

A multidisciplinary team from Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology and Simpler Consulting used a series of initiatives to improve patient scheduling and coordination between Emory Proton Therapy Center and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

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                                            Welcome 2020 Radiation Oncology Residents

Welcome 2020 Radiation Oncology Residents

This March, the Winship Department of Radiation Oncology welcomes four physician residents and three medical physics residents to the department.

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                                            Winship radiation oncology team assists Ethiopia's entry into modern radiation oncology care

Winship radiation oncology team assists Ethiopia's entry into modern radiation oncology care

Three Winship radiation oncology specialists assisted radiation oncologists at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with commissioning of the country’s first modern linear particle accelerator (LINAC).

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                                            NRG Oncology study shows less patient-reported toxicity with IMRT

NRG Oncology study shows less patient-reported toxicity with IMRT

Winship investigator, Deborah Bruner, RN, PhD, FAAN and colleagues publish study showing women with cervical or endometrial cancer receiving IMRT report significantly less toxicity than those receiving standard radiation therapy.

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                                            Yang awarded the AAPM John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award

Yang awarded the AAPM John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award

Xiaofeng Yang, PhD, director of the Medical Physics Residency Program in the Department of Radiation Oncology, was recently awarded the American Association of Physicists in Medicine John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award.

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