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NYU Langone appoints neuro-oncology chief

August 30, 2015

Andrew S. Chi, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief of neuro-oncology at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Chi, a physician-scientist and brain tumor specialist, also will serve as co-director of the NYU Langone Brain Tumor Center.

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Updates in Immunotherapy – Philadelphia 2015

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VIDEO: PALOMA-3 trial represents 'enormous gain' for patients with hormone-positive breast cancer

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The Patient with Invasive Breast Cancer

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