Certain DNA mutations in cells that support blood development can drive leukemia formation in nearby blood stem cells. This indirect effect was seen in a mouse model of Noonan syndrome. Drugs that inhibit CCL3 can combat the effect, and may be helpful in preventing recurrence.
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded the Winship Cancer Institute facility on campus, elevating cancer care to a new level. The 28,000-square-foot facility has completed a year-long multimillion dollar redesign and renovation to meet the growing demand for cancer treatment in north Fulton County.
Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Rehabilitation Services department is now offering an outpatient treatment program for lymphedema.
Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and assistant dean for cancer research in the Emory School of Medicine, was selected to hold the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research.
On October 15th, Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is joining Emory's Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute to host a breast cancer conference in the Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Auditorium.
For the sixth year in a row, the Winship Win the Fight 5K Walk/Run raised a record level of cancer research funding, bringing in more than $880,000.
More than 3,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the 6th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K, which steps off Saturday from McDonough Field to raise funds for cancer research at Emory.
A two-day full-scale exercise tested Emory's capability as a Radiation Injury Treatment Network center in coordination with Dobbins Air Reserve Base and 15 other health care and government agencies.
Bassel F. El-Rayes, MD, associate director of clinical research at Winship Cancer Institute, was selected to hold the John Kauffman Family Professorship for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
As an internationally decorated athlete, research professor in biomedical engineering, and now a patient at Winship Cancer Institute, Emory alumna Cassie Mitchell refuses to let any obstacle get in the way of her goals.