Cancer

Relationships and Stem Cells Made the Difference for this Leukemia Survivor

Maryann Sanak was already impressed by Emory’s medical experts long before her doctor referred her to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University to treat her leukemia. When Maryann was 13 years old, her mom...

Five Reasons to Schedule Your Next Pap Smear

A cervical cancer screening, such as a Pap or human papillomavirus (HPV) test, may not be high on your to-do list. And with last year’s subsequent shutdowns of in-person appointments for routine health care,...

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...

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