Robert A. Winn
Robert A. Winn, MD

Director, VCU Massey Cancer Center; Senior associate dean of cancer innovation, VCU School of Medicine; Lipman Endowed Chair; Professor, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University

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FreeGuest Editorial
Mainstream tobacco control advocates are celebrating the recent announcement that the Food and Drug Administration is poised to restrict the manufacture and sale of mentholated cigarettes and cigars.
Conversation with The Cancer Letter
On Monday, March 1, Adekunle “Kunle” Odunsi will become the director of the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center—and the second Black director of an NCI-designated cancer center.
Conversation with The Cancer Letter
As she became president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Lori J. Pierce decided to focus on equity in cancer care as her year-long presidential theme.
Black History Month
Being Black and running an NCI-designated cancer center at a time of a worldwide pandemic, an ugly election, and a racial reckoning in a Southern town puts you in a position to make profound observations.
Like a laser, COVID-19 traced the shocking contours of inequality in America's health system—demonstrating that science and health equity have always been inseparable.
FreeGuest Editorial
I am almost certain that no other director of an NCI-designated cancer center can claim the distinction of having had a gun pulled on them by police.