Emory Healthcare and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Foundational Partner | Atlanta, Georgia
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Emory Healthcare, with more than 24,000 employees and 11 hospitals, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. System-wide, it has 2,796 licensed patient beds, more than 2,800 physicians practicing in more than 70 subspecialties, serving metro Atlanta with 250 locations. It also provides services to greater Georgia through a joint venture at St. Francis–Emory Healthcare Hospital in Columbus, 10 regional affiliate hospitals, and its clinically integrated network.
U.S. News and World Report ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1 in Georgia and a top program nationally for cancer care provided by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
As the region’s only academic medical center, Emory is the only health care system in the area to lead the latest research to guide you to the best-possible cancer care.
Winship, located in Atlanta, is Georgia's only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and extends AccessHope's reach to the Southeastern region of the United States.
As oncologic innovation continues to develop at an extraordinary pace, you can connect to our specialists with National Cancer Institute (NCI)–Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers for no-cost support. If an individual is eligible for our employee benefit of cancer support services through their employer plan, our subspecialists can provide ever-evolving expertise on the latest advancements in their specific cancer.
03/30/23 - Emory Healthcare
As published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a targeted therapy for children with high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) was shown to significantly reduce relapse rates – by 10% – when tested in a large multicenter clinical trial conducted by the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and led by pediatric oncologists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Read more
Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University recently presented clinical trial findings at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The study found that non-Hispanic Black women with Hormone Receptor positive/HER2-negative breast cancer, with 1-3 involved lymph nodes and recurrence scores below 25, have worse outcomes than non-Hispanic white women with similar diagnosis. Read more
AccessHope’s foundational partner, Emory Healthcare, and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, received a five-year, $1.34 million Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the Office of Data Science Strategy. Scientists will investigate whether problem-based learning, directly applied to case studies relevant to the students’ own communities in Georgia, will more effectively increase diversity in the biomedical research workforce. Read more
City of Hope is a world renowned cancer research and treatment center based in southern California. It is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, in addition to being a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, making it a national leader in advancing research and treatment protocols. For over a decade, City of Hope has been identified as one of the nation’s elite cancer hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. It is the #1 ranked cancer hospital in New England by US News & World Report. Nationwide, it is the only cancer hospital to be ranked in the top 5 for both adult and pediatric oncology care. Dana-Farber is dedicated to a unique balance of cancer care and research, translating discovery into new therapies for patients around the world and offering more than 1,100 clinical trials.
Dana-Farber is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the top academic recipient of grant funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and has the most highly cited research of any U.S. cancer center.
Emory Healthcare, with more than 24,000 employees and 11 hospitals, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. System-wide, it has 2,796 licensed patient beds, more than 2,800 physicians practicing in more than 70 specialties, serving metro Atlanta with 250 locations. It also provides services to greater Georgia through a joint venture at St. Francis–Emory Healthcare Hospital in Columbus, 10 regional affiliate hospitals, and its clinically integrated physician network.
As the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center for the state of Georgia, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University discovers, develops and delivers some of the world's most effective ways to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat each patient's unique cancer. Winship leverages the depth and breadth of Emory University and collaborates with other NCI-designated cancer centers and leading cancer organizations. Winship investigators conducted more than 300 therapeutic clinical trials and enrolled more than 900 patients in 2020. Winship has more than 500 faculty and received $80 million in cancer research funding in 2020, $33 million of that from the NCI.
Northwestern Medicine is a nationally recognized health system that provides world-class care. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, ranked No. 1 in Illinois and No. 9 in the nation by US News and World Report. Northwestern Medicine encompasses more than 200 locations including 10 hospitals, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Backed by the Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked #9 in the nation by US News and World Report and is part of a select group of National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Dedicated to overcoming cancer through scientific discovery, the Lurie Cancer Center provides compassionate, leading edge cancer care in a state of the art facility.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center combines adult cancer care and advanced scientific research, and has a history of discoveries that treat, cure and identify prevention strategies for cancer and infectious diseases. The organization was renamed in April 2022, following the merger of long-time partners, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves as UW Medicine’s cancer program.
Fred Hutch has been a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center since 1973. Global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS, immunotherapy and COVID-19 helped Fred Hutch earn recognition as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and has network affiliations with hospitals in five states.
As part of the Johns Hopkins Medicine academic health system and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Kimmel Cancer Center has five locations in the Baltimore and Greater Washington, D.C., regions. Designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of the first comprehensive cancer centers in the country, its physicians and scientists are recognized leaders throughout the nation and the world.
The Kimmel Cancer Center understands that each patient is unique and it provides a tailored approach to care by multidisciplinary teams of specialists. Its patients have access to a large number of clinical trials and supportive care resources for themselves and their caregivers. From immunotherapy and proton therapy, to molecular tumor board-guided treatments, its physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are dedicated to providing the best care possible backed by innovative research.
Johns Hopkins Medicine joins AccessHope to extend nationwide access to cancer expertise