Robert A. Winn

Robert A. Winn, MD

Director and Lipman Chair in Oncology, VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center, Senior associate dean for cancer innovation, Professor of pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, VCU School of Medicine

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Those of us interested in the health of Americans of all races write to support the FDA ban on menthol flavoring in tobacco products. Such a ban will potentially prevent thousands of deaths per year from cancer, lung disease, as well as cardiovascular disease.
Guest Editorial
The events of the past few weeks in Israel and Gaza, with all the tragic loss of life, are paralleled by another war—a war of words in the public arena reflecting political and ideological loyalties of those who are with, and those who are against. 
This week came word of the passing of Franklyn Prendergast, professor emeritus of the Mayo College of Medicine and Science and director emeritus of the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. 
FreeIn the Archives
By Robert A. Winn, MDDirector and Lipman Chair in Oncology, VCU Massey Cancer Center,Senior associate dean for cancer innovation, VCU School of Medicine,Professor, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine,Virginia Commonwealth University;Guest editor, The Cancer History ProjectAsk members of the oncology community about the Howard University Cancer Center (HUCC), and more than 70 years later they will more than likely mention the man who laid the foundation for it.
Black History MonthCancer History Project
Selwyn M. Vickers wants Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to become better known in Harlem, Coney Island, and other parts of New York City where the elite institution he now leads is not a go-to place.