Cancer

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...

Pancreatic Cancer and Your Digestive Health

When you think of digestion you probably don’t think about the pancreas, but it sits right behind the stomach and works to provide essential digestive functions. The pancreas, only about 4-6 inches long, is...

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‘Your Fantastic Mind’ Season 2: Continuing to Take You Behind the Curtain of the Brain

Emory Brain Health Center and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) are continuing their partnership with a second season of "Your Fantastic Mind". The Emmy-nominated television...

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When you start talking about “women’s health,” many people – including women – only associate it with exams like an annual Pap smear or...

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...

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