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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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...

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...

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...

Kindergarten Teacher Finds Her Voice Again After Head and Neck Cancer

Ten years after the first of three negative biopsies she had done of the spot on her tongue, Jennifer finally got a correct diagnosis. “I went back to my dentist,” says the kindergarten teacher, “and...

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