Patient Testimonials

Winship at Emory

Winship at Emory

Summary: Winship Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute designated cancer treatment center in Georgia. Watch how the cancer care team uses cutting edge technology to give cancer patients the hope and care they need.

Cholangiocarcinoma Bile Duct Cancer

Liver Transplant Protocol for Bile Duct Cancer

Summary: The Emory Transplant Center offers a new protocol to treat bile duct cancer, an aggressive disease that tends to spread locally. When combining radiation and chemotherapy with a liver transplant, this protocol ensures that all of the cancer is removed during surgery and offers hope to patients diagnosed with this historically lethal disease.

Gene Silencing in Cancer

Gene Silencing

Summary: DNA methylation causes good cancer fighting genes to be suppressed or "silenced". Soy products can help to unsilence the good genes and suppress the cancer. Researchers at Emory are currently researching this link.

Magnetically Expandable Prosthesis

Magnetically Expandable Prothesis

Summary: The Emory Musculoskeletal Oncology and Limb Reconstruction Center is a world-class center treating a variety of conditions, including benign and malignant tumors of the extremities and spine and the placement of expandable implants that use magnets to treat sarcoma of the bone and soft tissue.

Revolutionary Breast Imaging Technology

Revolutionary Breast Imaging Technology

Summary: Dedicated breast CT is a new imaging technology that allows doctors to view the breast in 3D. This technology, which eliminates the need to compress the breast, has the potential to improve detection of dangerous lesions and decrease the number of false positives.

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Treating Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Surgery

Summary: Surgeons at Emory Urology continue to advance the treatment of prostate cancer via the use of the da Vinci robot in minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci robot allows Emory surgeons to use the laparoscopic approach for reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence, and prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancer surgery.