A mutation found in most melanomas rewires cancer cells¿ metabolism, making them dependent on a ketogenesis enzyme, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered.
Stephen Szabo is the new Director of Community Oncology at the Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
The unique layout of the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, with three floors of patient clinics and three floors of research labs, brings scientists face to face with those who benefit from their research: cancer patients.
At Emory's Winship Cancer Institute, urologists and cancer biologists are part of a nationwide effort to develop new blood and urine tests that could substantially improve detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer.
President Barack Obama recently announced his intent to appoint Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Nursing Deborah Watkins Bruner as one of five new members of the National Cancer Advisory Board.
In a ground-breaking study that is part of the Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, researchers have found that molecular diagnostics are much more precise than classifying tumors by viewing tissue under a microscope.
In a one of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.
Two Florida surgeons are driving cross-country in an all-electric Tesla Model S to encourage men to make their health a priority, and the Tesla Drive 4 Men's Health will arrive at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital on Friday, June 12 from noon to 1 pm.
Emory-led studies presented today at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago show effective use of two different immune-based therapies that could significantly increase treatment options for multiple myeloma patients.
Lung cancer researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered a novel strategy to exploit apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death, for the treatment of lung cancer.