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.
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Detecting malignant brain tumors without surgery
Erwin Van Meir, PhD and other Winship researchers have found a way to detect the presence of a specific type of brain tumor without the need for surgery. In a newly published paper, they demonstrate how to detect a metabolite associated with a type of brain cancer in the cerebrospinal fluid.