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Lung Cancer

Dr. Risa B. Mann

Dr. Risa B. Mann

Dr. Risa B. Mann, professor emeritus of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also headed the residency-training program for the Department of Pathology for 20 years, died June 26 at her Chevy Chase home of nonsmoking lung cancer. She was 69. "She trained several generations of Hopkins pathologists and was highly regarded nationally and internationally," said Dr. Richard F. Ambinder, a medical oncologist at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "She played an important role in Epstein-Barr tumors regarding special biopsy techniques that have become standard worldwide," said Dr. Ambinder, who described Dr. Mann...