The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.
Dr. Arnold Bullock and Dr. Lannis Hall: What Black Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer
From Talk! with Audrey
Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in men in the U.S., it is more common, aggressive and deadly among black men, compared to other racial groups. In fact, one in seven black men will be diagnosed with the disease. Surgeon and urologist, Arnold Bullock, MD, and radiation oncologist Lannis Hall, MD, join me with important information on what all men, especially Black men, should know about prostate cancer.
Walking pace among cancer survivors may be important for survival
From WashU Med News Hub
A new study led by Elizabeth Salerno, PhD, Division of Public Health Sciences assistant professor of surgery, identified an association between slow walking pace and an increased risk of death among cancer survivors.
On the front lines: Critical care physician Tiffany Osborn
From the WashU Med YouTube
Critical care physician, Tiffany Osborn, MD, MPH, a professor of surgery and emergency medicine, discusses critical care in the time of COVID-19.
Different‐team procurements: A potential solution for the unintended consequences of change in lung allocation policy
In American Journal of Transplantation: General Surgery residents Will Gerull, MD, Hailey Shepherd, MD, and Washington University thoracic surgeons offer a potential solution for improving lung procurement efficiency in the current era, particularly in light of the COVID‐19 pandemic.
Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program (STTP)
Learn more about how researchers are improving current cancer therapies with the Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program at Siteman Cancer Center, featuring Chief of Surgical Oncology Ryan Fields, MD, and Washington University medical oncologist Saiama Waqar, MD.