More cancer patients get help to quit smoking

More cancer patients get help to quit smoking

A new program funded through the Cancer Moonshot Initiative has doubled the number of patients at Siteman Cancer Center assessed for smoking — and increased by fivefold the percentage of cancer patients who smoke now taking medication to help them quit. The results have been published in the journal Translational Behavioral Medicine.
Sauerwein article recognized by Association of American Medical Colleges

Sauerwein article recognized by Association of American Medical Colleges

Kristina Sauerwein, a senior medical sciences writer in Medical Public Affairs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a silver Robert G. Fenley Writing Award for general staff writing from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Theater production explores wonders of human brain

Theater production explores wonders of human brain

Two nationally renowned neurosurgeons at the School of Medicine will present BrainWorks, a live theatrical performance that explores the wonders of the human brain by dramatizing real-life neurological cases. The performance, comprised of four one-act plays, will debut July 19-21.
Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named Melvin Blanchard, MD, to the newly created position of vice chair for education.
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