Cancer

CAR T-Cell Therapy: Is It Right for You?

For a long time, doctors typically relied on chemotherapy, radiation or surgery to treat cancer. But, with advances in targeted therapies and immunotherapy, patients have more options than ever before. CAR T-cell immunotherapy is...

Lung Cancer: Not Just a Disease of Smokers

Cigarette smoking is the leading risk factor for most patients who develop lung cancer. However, some patients diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked a cigarette. Physicians today are seeing more non-smokers and light...

Men’s Fertility After Cancer: What to Ask Your Doctor

When diagnosed with cancer, there are many decisions and treatment plans. One potential consideration is the future of your fertility. Future fertility may not be at the forefront of concern if family planning isn’t...

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Reduce Your Cancer Risks Today

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), lung cancer accounts for about 13 percent of all new cancers. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined....

Six Reasons to Quit Smoking in November for the Great American Smokeout

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...

Emory’s Liver Tumor Clinic Helps Patients Find Answers, Delivers Better Outcomes

When you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a liver tumor, you want access to the best evidence-based care and treatments. You want experienced providers who understand your diagnosis and are willing...

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Get Informed, Be Empowered

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). The multidisciplinary teams that specialize in treating prostate cancer at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory...

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...

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