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The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University serves as the coordinating center for cancer research and care throughout Emory University. It is the only National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center in Georgia. Winship has 285 faculty members involved in clinical services, scientific and epidemiologic research, outreach, and education.  Winship provides care in its outpatient facility on Emory's campus and at Emory University Hospital (EUH), EUH Midtown, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Winship currently has approximately 150 clinical trials involving more than 450 adult patients.

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A Win for Georgia: Winship Cancer Institute Awarded Renewal on NCI Designation

Dr. Walter J. Curran, Jr., is proud to announce that the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has been awarded a renewal on its National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation.

Hula Hooping in the Hospital Halls

During the weeks of the XXX Summer Olympic Games, staff at Emory University Hospital are competing in the "Oncology Olympics."

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Phase I trials: Where all anticancer drugs begin

April 1, 2014

Popular erectile dysfunction drug not effective for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy

April 1, 2014

Study: Cialis not effective for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy

April 1, 2014

Mood drug may prevent some cancer, study finds

March 24, 2014

More work needed on colon cancer prevention

March 21, 2014

Black-white disparities widening in U.S. breast cancer deaths

March 21, 2014

Imprint of chemotherapy linked to inflammation in breast cancer survivors

March 4, 2014

School of Nursing professor ranks No.1 for NIH Grants

March 4, 2014

Emory Raises over $5K for Cancer Research through 'Aces for the Cure'

Feb. 27, 2014

Melanoma researcher and clinician joins Winship Cancer Institute

Feb. 21, 2014

Researchers hijack cancer migration mechanism to "move" brain tumors

Feb. 17, 2014

Lung cancer: Not just a disease of smokers

Feb. 14, 2014

New control target for cancer metabolism: acetylation

Feb. 5, 2014

Winship Cancer Institute part of global cancer fight

Feb. 3, 2014

Six ways to reduce your risk of cancer in the new year

Jan. 24, 2014

50 years later: U.S. Surgeon General's report on cigarettes and cancer

Jan. 16, 2014

Working creatively to strengthen cancer research at Winship

Jan. 8, 2014

Nanoparticles could become powerful tool to prevent cancer

Jan. 8, 2014

Emory patient's bone marrow transplant story: From hospice to health

Jan. 3, 2014

Health Sciences Research Building dedication set for Oct. 24

Oct. 22, 2013

Penetrating cancer's shield

Oct. 17, 2013

Man's best friend helping man: Canine trial tests novel medication for brain tumors

Jan. 18, 2013

Winship gets $10M for breast cancer center

Jan. 17, 2013

Physicians debate test to screen for prostate cancer

Jan. 10, 2013

Expanding tools in radiation oncology

Jan. 9, 2013

Emory announces new chair for Department of Urology

Jan. 4, 2013

Landmark study in blood stem cell transplant

Jan. 3, 2013

Extracting blood stem cells to fight cancer

Jan. 3, 2013

Biotech start-up to combat cancer with research from Emory and University of Queensland

Dec. 18, 2012

AAAS and Emory announce 2012 fellows

Dec. 12, 2012

"Redcoat" dye could lead to anticancer drugs

Nov. 12, 2012

A strategy for targeting a mean mutation

Nov. 7, 2012

Understanding risk factors for breast cancer

Oct. 29, 2012

It takes a team to battle head and neck cancer

Oct. 23, 2012

Fellowship will support vaccine research applicable to cancer

Oct. 19, 2012

Emory external research funding tops $500 million for third year

Oct. 17, 2012

Run the race to fight cancer

Oct. 11, 2012

Emory scientist receives NIH early independence award

Oct. 4, 2012

Innovative new care model for breast cancer patients

Sep. 28, 2012

Cancer patients at Emory cancer center aid quest for new treatments

Sep. 27, 2012

New grant establishes Emory institute to train leaders in developing countries to address chronic diseases

Sep. 27, 2012

Cancer center began with a love story

Sep. 9, 2012

Cancer glycomics grants: Hitting the sweet spot

Aug. 29, 2012

Study: Clot removal devices successful tools for acute ischemic stroke treatment

Aug. 26, 2012

Winship Cancer Institute, Emory hire biologist with star power

Aug. 23, 2012

Cancer survivorship: To survive and to thrive

Aug. 16, 2012

Winship rated 'outstanding' in cancer center renewal

Aug. 11, 2012

A win for Georgia

Aug. 8, 2012

Hula Hooping in the Hospital Halls

Aug. 3, 2012

Olympics return to Atlanta, with a slight tweak from Emory physician

Aug. 3, 2012

Doc excited to watch his patient swim for gold

July 27, 2012

Hot Flash Havoc: Movie screening and discussion about menopause and perimenopause

July 25, 2012

Winship at the Y: Program aims to keep cancer survivors healthy after treatment

July 25, 2012

Drop in prostate cancers seen after new U.S. advice

July 23, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Emory partner on clinical trials

July 2, 2012

Atlanta cancer-fighting biotech company Metaclipse wins grant

June 21, 2012

Pregnant women lighting up less, study says

June 18, 2012

Health insurance remains a critical issue for Latinos in Georgia, study says

June 12, 2012

Winship, YMCA offer exercise programs for cancer survivors

June 12, 2012

Report will reveal health of Georgia's Latinos

June 6, 2012

Researchers unlocking mysteries of lung cancer, including breath test for early diagnosis

June 6, 2012

Promising early results from cancer immunotherapy

June 5, 2012

Scientists identify opium poppy genes that make promising cancer drug

June 3, 2012

Mark Goodman, PhD, earns nuclear medicine imaging award

June 1, 2012

Emory Hosts 2012 Latino Health Summit

May 31, 2012

Restricting iron can enhance gene silencing

May 29, 2012

Cancer Genomics Center, funded by the NCI, targets protein networks for drug discovery

May 21, 2012

Emory gets $4.5M cancer genomics center

May 21, 2012

Beastie Boy's death: What is salivary gland cancer?

May 4, 2012

Emerging treatment for multiple myeloma shows promise

May 2, 2012

Cancer survivors urged to exercise and eat healthy in new guidelines

April 26, 2012

Cancer survivors urged to exercise and eat healthy in new guidelines

April 26, 2012

Ten minutes that can save your life

April 17, 2012

How a potential diabetes treatment flips its molecular switch

April 16, 2012

Emory University Hospital recognized for outstanding cancer care

April 13, 2012

Brain tumor group for children honors Winship executive director

April 2, 2012

TEDMED Conference features three Emory faculty members

Mar. 30, 2012

Hybrid treatment of upper GI cancer spares patients from major surgery

Mar. 29, 2012

Singing the blues for brain tumors

Mar. 28, 2012

Hybrid treatment of upper GI cancer spares patients from major surgery

Mar. 28, 2012

Non-invasive imaging can detect mutations within a brain tumor

Mar. 27, 2012

Emory celebrates top biotech innovations

Mar. 20, 2012

Disabling cancer cells' defenses against radiation

Mar. 19, 2012

People at risk for second cancer get help from Emory intervention project

Mar. 13, 2012

Intervention project for people at risk for a second cancer

Mar. 12, 2012

New pathway for regulation of blood vessel growth in cancer

Mar. 2, 2012

Dye me anticancer yellow

Feb. 23, 2012

Encouragement beats nagging to help smokers quit

Feb. 22, 2012

Relay for Life takes aim at cancer

Feb. 17, 2012

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis may raise kids' cancer risk

Feb. 13, 2012

Cancer trial participants may have misconceptions

Feb. 9, 2012

Winship director ranks 22nd in NIH research funding

Feb. 1, 2012

The discriminatory cancer

Jan. 30, 2012

A 2nd cancer center in Georgia the goal

Jan. 28, 2012

Adding chemotherapy to radiation doubles survival time for some brain tumor patients

Jan. 25, 2012

Strengthening bone with silica nanoparticles

Jan. 18, 2012

Making "death receptor" anticancer drugs live up to their name

Jan. 10, 2012

Hospital awarded for breast imaging excellence

Jan. 9, 2012

Winship Cancer Institute serves as Georgia's Cancer Center

Jan. 4, 2012

Enzyme that flips switch on cells' sugar cravings could be anti-cancer target

Dec. 22, 2011

Scientists studying cancer biology learn from fruit flies

Dec. 21, 2011

Progesterone inhibits growth of neuroblastoma

Dec. 21, 2011

Mindfulness training helps patients cope

Dec. 19, 2011

Preventing HPV and cervical cancer in rural Georgia

Dec. 19, 2011

Sunless tanning products can reduce UV radiation exposure

Dec. 19, 2011

Emory nursing professor receives prestigious endowed Chair

Dec. 16, 2011

Emory receives grant to aid women at high risk for breast, ovarian cancer

Dec. 16, 2011

Brain cancer study uses imaging to gauge response to experimental drug

Dec. 15, 2011

Emory center receives grant to promote smoke-free homes

Dec. 15, 2011

Patient Assistance Fund helps those with financial need

Dec. 1, 2011

Double-team could block escape route for triple-negative breast cancers

Dec. 1, 2011

Unexpected catch nets a possible gain in Ewing sarcoma

Dec. 1, 2011

Fadlo R. Khuri receives another honor and important role

Dec. 1, 2011

Leukemia survivor bikes 1,700 miles to raise money for Winship Cancer Institute

Dec. 1, 2011

Old marker may give new insight into outcomes in kidney cancer

Dec. 1, 2011

Lung cancer screening available for heavy smokers aged 55 to 74

Dec. 1, 2011

New prostate cancer treatment combines hormone therapy with radiation

Dec. 1, 2011

Shifting the lung cancer treatment paradigm

Dec. 1, 2011

Nurse navigators: Smoothing and soothing the way

Dec. 1, 2011

A time of hope for multiple myeloma

Dec. 1, 2011

Vaccine shows benefit for melanoma in Phase III trial

Dec. 1, 2011

Farewell to world-renowned breast cancer surgeon William C. Wood

Dec. 1, 2011

Winship Win the Fight 5K a runaway success

Dec. 1, 2011

Pilot projects at Winship Cancer Institute get a lift

Dec. 1, 2011

Modulation: One year in the cancer journey of a symphony family

Nov. 1, 2011

A hybrid treatment for cancer

Nov. 1, 2011