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 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 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...

Give Your Heart TLC Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment

It’s fitting that Valentine’s Day falls during American Heart Month. The month offers a natural time to think about the heart and its own need for loving care—particularly if you are living with cancer. Anant...

Mental Health Care Is Central to the Cancer Journey

An important component of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is a comprehensive team approach to all areas of cancer care and its supportive care providers—including social workers, nurse navigators, spiritual health professionals and...

Colon Cancer Screening Options

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. Fortunately, the death rate is in decline, in large part due to an increase in...

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...

What You Need to Know About Biomarker Testing for Lung Cancer

The term “precision medicine” has been a buzzword in cancer treatment for many years now. But its notoriety comes with good reason — it has revolutionized treatment and improved survival for countless cancer patients. In...

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