Cancer

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...

Brain Tumor Awareness – Knowing the Facts

Approximately 24,000 people per year are diagnosed with a primary brain or spine tumor. Primary brain and spine cancers may be considered rare. Still, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University radiation oncologists are here...

How Can You Benefit From Clinical Trials?

At Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, we’re dedicated to advancing cancer care through groundbreaking research on preventing, diagnosing, and treating different types of cancer. Winship offers clinical trials for virtually every type of...

Three Benefits of Proton Therapy for Specific Tumors and Cancers

The Emory Proton Therapy Center is the only proton therapy center in Georgia and one of 30 in the nation, putting the most advanced radiation tools in the hands of our highly specialized and...

Four Ways Men Can Lower Their Risk of Cancer

One out of every three men in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. This is a sobering statistic to consider. Beyond skin cancer, men are most...

4 Ways Men Can Lower Their Risk of Cancer

One out of every three men in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. This is a sobering statistic to consider. Beyond skin cancer, men are most...

8 Ways to Cope with Cancer as a Young Adult

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Just imagine how hard it would be to hear the news as a young adult. The challenges of being diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 18...

What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that head and neck cancers account for approximately 3 percent of cancers diagnosed every year in the United States and affect more than...

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Kidney transplant patients at Emory Transplant Center who were given medication to prevent organ rejection and strengthen their immune system every two months instead...

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