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Glioblastoma Is the Best Known Brain Cancer, But It Is Rare

Just the words “brain cancer” and “glioblastoma” can strike fear into anyone’s heart. And it is very scary to receive such a diagnosis. But despite their high visibility because of the famous people who...

How Collaborative Care Improves Head and Neck Cancer Survival

Our Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Program was a kind of incubator for what we at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University call “The Winship Way.” The program started practicing patient-centered care before it was...

The ‘New World’ of Multiple Myeloma Treatment

For people living with multiple myeloma, it’s a whole new world. “Things are changing very, very rapidly,” says Dr. Ajay K. Nooka, director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University’s Myeloma Program in the hematology...

Why Screening for Colorectal Cancer is Starting Younger – and What to Expect

Turning 50 is a big milestone for many people — a lot happens in a half-century, after all, including major medical and technological advancements. And for some time, reaching age 50 has been associated...

Your Best Diet When Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Tiffany Barrett, MS, RD, CSO, LD, leads the nutritional services team at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and provides personalized nutrition advice to patients who are undergoing cancer treatment. She suggests the following...

Making a Lifesaving Assist: Atlanta Hawks Encourage Prostate Cancer Awareness

“To dominate basketball – and life – you’ve got to dominate your health,” says Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks legend and Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Famer, as he appears with the Hawks’ John Collins...

New Treatment Strategy Eliminated Colon Cancer Without Surgery

For months, Johan dismissed the traces of red in his bowel movements. “Because I traveled so much I didn’t know if it was because I was in India eating red curry food, or if I...

The Palmers’ Leukemia Journey: Their Lives as a Winship Patient and Caregiver

Sitting in an exam room waiting for blood test results, Jonathan Palmer – then age 33 – expected to have a routine physical. He remembers guessing, “I wasn’t getting the right vitamins, or maybe...

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