Although bad weather on Saturday forced the cancellation of the Winship Win the Fight 5K, cancer patients at Emory University Hospital carried on the spirit of the race by joining an indoor .5K around their units. They were cheered on by doctors, nurses, corporate sponsors and WSB TV reporter Mark Winne, who served as emcee.
Understanding cancer cell behavior is a fundamental step toward advancing precision medicine. In a new video, Winship Cancer Institute researchers show how they're isolating and studying the behavior of "leader" cells that may be the key to cancer metastasis.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year grant renewal to researchers in Emory's Winship Cancer Institute who are developing nanoparticles to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly cancers.
A nationwide search has identified Douglas Graham, MD, PhD, as the director of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and chief of hematology/oncology/BMT in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University.
After traversing the country from the West Coast to the East Coast, on September 17, Amy Giver wrapped up her 6,000-mile bicycle journey at Emory University Hospital, where she was greeted by her sister, Cindy Giver, a Winship Cancer Institute researcher, and taken up to the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center in the hospital to be welcomed and congratulated by staff and patients.
Registration is officially open for the 5th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K, the walk/run fundraiser to benefit cancer research, held this year on Saturday, Oct. 3.
At a time when cancer drug prices are rising rapidly, an innovative new study provides the framework for establishing value based pricing for all new oncology drugs entering the marketplace.
Winship scientists have observed that an apparent back channel for genetic information called retromutagenesis can encourage adaptive mutation to take place in bacteria.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter shared details of his metastatic melanoma cancer diagnosis and treatment during a press conference Thursday, August 20, at the Carter Center.
For the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the number one hospital in both Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2015-16 Best Hospitals guide.