Cancer

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...

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...

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