Winship Cancer Institute clinicians and scientists work with their research partners across campus and the country to design, develop, and test new, personalized treatment regimens. Increasingly those regimens are specific to each patient.
A video-based tool given to prostate cancer patients significantly improved their understanding of key terms essential to making decisions about prostate cancer treatment, according to a study initiated by the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and published today in Cancer, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
Lily Yang, professor of surgery and radiology and the Nancy Panoz Chair of Surgery in cancer research, has focused her current research on developing multifunctional, tumor-targeting nanoparticles.
Since 2007, a whopping 75 percent of all new FDA-approved cancer drugs have been tested through a clinical trial at Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University. And that's thanks to thousands of patients stepping up to enroll in clinical trials and receive experimental treatment, advancing medicine for others.
John G. Pattaras, MD, FACS has introduced an organ-sparing kidney cancer surgery at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. This involves removing the tumor and reconstructing the patient's kidney through the advancement of robotics.
A team of 11 dedicated Emory Healthcare nurses participated in Atlanta's 3-Day 60 mile Susan G. Komen Walk, raising more than $26,000 for breast cancer research.Emory Healthcare nurses raised more than $26,000 for breast cancer research.
Emory Saint Joseph's Mobile Mammography celebrates 26 years of saving women's lives in metro Atlanta
Three years ago, junior Aaron Karas signed up for a bone marrow registry. Last month, he got the chance to help save the life of a man he may never meet.
A record amount of money to benefit cancer research in Georgia - more than $595,000 - was raised at the 4th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K held on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital opens two units located on 7 East and 7 West, recognizing the growth and expansion of complex medical surgical and oncology service lines.