Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, Appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, to Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital and our Smilow Cancer Hospital Network. Dr. Wilson’s established leadership in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology and dedication to the success of our radiation oncology program has led to enhanced, innovative care for our patients and a steadfast focus on excellence. In his new role, Dr. Wilson will partner with our Smilow leadership team to ensure multidisciplinary treatment is available to all patients and coordinated radiation oncology treatment is accessible throughout our Smilow Cancer Hospital Network.
Renewed Energy in Breast Cancer Care
A year ago, Mehra Golshan, MD, MBA, arrived as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services and the interim director of Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Breast Cancer Program, interim chief of Breast Surgery, and quickly infused it with energy and key recruits.
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford physician makes ‘Top Docs’ list in Connecticut
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford physician Steven Lattanzi, MD, is highlighted in the 2021 list of Top Doctors in Connecticut Magazine. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list includes physicians nominated by their peers.
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Greenwich physicians make ‘Top Doctors’ list in Connecticut
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Greenwich physicians Barry Boyd, MD, MS, Beverly Drucker, MD, PhD, M. Sung Lee, MD, Bruce McGibbon, MD, Dickerman Hollister, MD, SM, and Daniel Petrylak, MD, are highlighted in the 2021 list of Top Doctors in America by Connecticut Magazine.
Yale Cancer Center Laboratory Study Shows Combination Treatment Effective in IDH Mutant Cancers
A new study led by Yale Cancer Center scientists revealed the combination of ATR and PARP inhibitor therapies can effectively target the enzyme isocitrate dehydrogenase-I/2 (IDH-1/2) in mutant cancer cells.
Patient Experience Improves With Open Mask Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Undergoing stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to treat a brain tumor can be daunting enough, without the added stress of wearing a head frame attached to your skull with pins. Thankfully, patients at Smilow Cancer Care Center in Greenwich now have access to open mask frameless SRS.
Yale Cancer Center Study Reveals New Pathway for Brain Tumor Therapy
In a new study led by Yale Cancer Center, researchers show the nucleoside transporter ENT2 may offer an unexpected path to circumventing the blood-brain barrier and enabling targeted treatment of brain tumors with a cell-penetrating anti-DNA autoantibody.
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Novel Test Can Detect New and Recurrent Bladder Cancer
A revolutionary new urine screening test that utilizes a novel Keratin 17 (K17) cancer biomarker can detect the presence of new bladder cancer in patients with hematuria, or blood in the urine, according to a study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center, Stony Brook University, and KDx Diagnostics, Inc. The findings also show the test can detect recurrent bladder cancer in patients under surveillance for relapse. The study was published online today in American Journal of Clinical Pathology.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians recognized as Connecticut Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Connecticut Magazine has named 90 Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians to its 2021 Best Doctors guide. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list consists of more than 1,500 Connecticut physicians from nearly 40 medical specialties.
Student Research Day Celebrates Students and Mentors
“During your time in medical school, you have learned how to immerse yourselves in a question. You have experienced mentorship and sponsorship, and for many of you your research group or laboratory has become a second home.” The mentorship theme in the remarks of Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, was echoed throughout Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Student Research Day (SRD) on May 18, 2021.
Connecticut's Top Doctors 2021: Over 1,500 physicians in 66 specialties
Finding a great physician can be difficult. That’s why we’ve partnered with Castle Connolly, a leading national health care research company, to bring you our biggest guide ever to Connecticut’s most recommended health practitioners. Here are the results of the doctor-voted survey.Source: Connecticut Magazine
Yale Research to be Presented at 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) scientists and clinicians are presenting research studies at the 2021 Annual Virtual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) June 4-8. This year’s scientific program will feature more than 200 oral presentations and 1,900 poster presentations in over 20 disease-based and specialty tracks.
Faculty Entrepreneurs Receive Research Support from Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale
The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, made possible by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, supports Yale faculty in the commercialization of applied research and technology in the life sciences.