NCI Designated Cancer Center
As Georgia’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, Winship Cancer Institute is a national leader in seeking out new ways to defeat cancer and in translating that knowledge into patient care. With over 250 active Phase I, II, and III clinical trials, Winship researchers are dedicated to taking new cancer treatments from bench to bedside.
Recognized for Nursing Excellence
Emory University Hospital and Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, two of Winship’s clinical sites have achieved the prestigious Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and quality in patient care. Magnet recognition is granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.
#1 in Georgia for Cancer Care
Winship Cancer Institute is part of Emory Healthcare, Georgia’s largest health care system. Our world-class physicians have a wealth of experience in hematology and medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology and pathology. Our nurses, navigators, social workers, technicians and others are all part of the comprehensive cancer care team.
"I'm fortunate to have great relationships with doctors and nurses at Winship who really are experts in lung cancer."
"I was confident in Winship doctors and nurses for cancer care. Winship cancer center has experts in my type of leukemia."
"Winship's cancer clinic is set up to find a cure. And I believe a cure for cancer will be found in my lifetime."
"I was a prostate cancer patient at Winship and I had a great outcome."
- April 25, 2017
T cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy
Study results to be published this week in PNAS show that in lung cancer patients who were taking immunotherapy drugs targeting the PD-1 pathway, testing for CD8 T cell activation in their blood partially predicted whether their tumors would shrink.