Winship Cancer Institute

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, gives you access to the latest evidence-based care and clinical trials. Our experienced team sees more than 17,000 new patients each year and delivers comprehensive, personalized care. We offer cancer prevention, detection, treatment, survivorship and support programs to all who have been affected by cancer.
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Making a Lifesaving Assist: Atlanta Hawks Raise 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...

From Chronic Cough to Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Lamm is an avid cyclist and regularly pedals 30 to 60 miles on the weekend. During the week, he walks 12,000 to 15,000 steps per day. These would be impressive distances for most...

Winship’s Pharmacies Personalize Medications and Improve Cancer Outcomes

Prescription medications are frequently used in treating cancer, and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University’s specialty pharmacies offer pharmaceutical drugs and highly trained pharmacists to help ensure the drugs work as effectively as possible....

Hair Straighteners: What’s the Impact on Uterine Cancer Risk?

Uterine cancer — also called endometrial cancer — is rare. Most women have only a 3% lifetime risk of developing the disease, leading to roughly 65,000 diagnosed cases nationwide each year. Some factors can...

Five Reasons to Schedule Your Next Pap Smear

A cervical cancer screening, such as a Pap or human papillomavirus (HPV) test, may not be high on your to-do list. “But the Pap test is one of the most remarkable cancer screening tools we...

After Surviving Cancer, Young Mother Set on Making Memories With Her Kids

Brandi Bryant was taking a lot of walks in November 2017. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, she started feeling short of breath after exercising. After going to a doctor for a series of X-rays and...

The Great American Smokeout: Six Reasons to Quit Smoking in November

More than 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, despite the fact that tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death in the U.S. To help lower this number and the heightened risk for...

Marlena’s Breast Cancer Story: Strengthening Family Ties and Pursuing Her Purpose

Marlena Murphy didn’t expect to get breast cancer—the first time or the second. “It was something I never imagined I would experience,” she says. At 40 years old, Marlena was doing her regular monthly self-checks...

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