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March 22, 2014
Interventional radiologists receive honors from SIR Foundation
Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and editor-in-chief of the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) flagship publication, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, will receive the Leaders in Innovation Award from SIR Foundation during the society's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.

Society of Interventional Radiology names James Benenati as Dotter Lecturer
Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's Peripheral Vascular Laboratory in Miami since 1990, will deliver the 2014 Dr.

Bariatric surgery decreases risk of uterine cancer
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that bariatric surgery resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women reduces the risk of endometrial (uterine) cancer by 71 percent and as much as 81 percent if normal weight is maintained after surgery.

Society of Interventional Radiology presents highest honors
The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D.
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