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About Us

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and is researching, developing, teaching and providing novel and highly effective ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, treat and survive cancer.

Stairwell at Winship's Clifton campus location with the words Hope, Imagination and Courage visible on each floor landing

Where Science Becomes Hope

At Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, we are Where Science Becomes Hope by making advances against cancer, improving treatments and bringing hope through our research discoveries, training and education programs and patient care.

17,000 New Patients

Winship treated 168 patients in its first year of operation; now we see more than 17,000 new patients every year.

640 Clinical Trials

Winship conducted over 640 interventional and therapeutic clinical trials and enrolled more than 900 patients in 2023.

87 Years

Winship was founded 87 years ago in 1937, with a generous gift from Robert Winship Woodruff in honor of his mother.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University will accelerate our mission of discovering cures for cancer and inspiring hope.

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Careers

Become a part of the groundbreaking cancer research and outstanding cancer patient care that are the hallmarks of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Locations

Winship Cancer Institute provides you with access to world-class cancer care through an extensive network of facilities and services at eight convenient locations across the metro Atlanta area.

Roof tops of Winship at Emory Midtown and Emory University Hospital Midtown among the Atlanta skyline.

View our calendar of community events, patient activities and professional continuing education events.

At Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, we are proud to offer clinical trials which provide our patients with access to new and innovative treatment options that are often not available elsewhere.

The Winship Cancer Network brings together community hospitals and oncologists to improve access to high-quality cancer care, cutting-edge research and continuing education for affiliate partners in Georgia and the Southeast.

We're committed to helping people in our community understand the complexities of cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Specialists are available to share their expertise and interests with organizations and community groups.

Leave a Lasting Impact

Support from generous partners like you allows our physicians and scientists to search for cures and care for patients with cancer. From annual gifts supporting research and patient care, to major contributions establishing research funds, endowing chairs and naming programs and centers, to gifts that honor and memorialize loved ones — each contribution makes a meaningful difference and leaves a lasting impact.