Emory Vaccine Center and Winship Cancer Institute researchers teamed up to show what killer T cells need to proliferate after being revived by cancer immunotherapy drugs targeting PD-1. The findings have implications for predictive tests and combination therapies.
Winship Cancer Institute medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD, has authored an editorial in the journal Cancer that recommends women consume soy foods to help prevent breast cancer and improve the prognosis of those currently undergoing treatment.
Stephen Szabo, MD, and Connie Masters, RN, MSN, were recognized by the CanCare organization at its fifth anniversary celebration on February 25th for their long-time efforts to integrate the program throughout Emory Healthcare.
Grady Health System's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence has received a five-year, $2 million Merck Foundation Award as part of the new Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care.
Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."
Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital is the first hospital in the state and one of only seven medical centers in the nation to offer advanced radiosurgery for the brain with the Gamma Knife Icon.
Investigators at the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute are the recipients of a one-year, $750,000 grant from the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Board of Managers.
Experts in HIV, cancer and mental health highlighted Emory's leadership in disciplines of critical global importance at the Inauguration Academic Symposium, titled "Health Challenges and Bold Opportunities."
Cancer cells love glucose, so a high-fat, low-carb diet should starve them, right? Research in mice suggests the opposite, at least for cancers driven by a mutation common in melanomas. The research has implications for the concept of a "precision diet."
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Winship Cancer Institute (Winship) have launched a comprehensive lung cancer screening program for Emory Healthcare that offers a low-dose CT (computed tomography) scan for patients most at risk for developing the disease.