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Proton Therapy Provides Successful Re-Irradiation</br><p style="font-size: 1.5rem; line-height: 1.75rem;">A More Precise, Effective Option for Treatment of Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung</p> News

Proton Therapy Provides Successful Re-Irradiation

A More Precise, Effective Option for Treatment of Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Following a diagnosis of early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the left upper lobe, a 72-year-old male was referred by his local physician to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. He received Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy ...

There’s No Reason to Put Off Bunion & Hammertoe Corrections News

There’s No Reason to Put Off Bunion & Hammertoe Corrections

Patients, young and old, can benefit greatly from routine surgery for bunions and hammertoes. The specialists at Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center have been researching the best ways to treat toe and forefoot deformities for years and ...

Proton Therapy Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer</br><p style="font-size: 1.5rem; line-height: 1.75rem;">An effective option that reduces the length of radiation treatment in a young patient with early-stage prostate cancer</p> News

Proton Therapy Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer

An effective option that reduces the length of radiation treatment in a young patient with early-stage prostate cancer

A 48-year-old man from a neighboring state was monitored with serial PSAs by his local physician because of family history, including his father’s diagnosis at an early age. In 2019, a rising PSA that had reached 3.9 prompted a prostate ...

Critical Care Protocols and Teamwork Help Emory Kidney Transplant Program Meet Pandemic-Related Challenges News

Critical Care Protocols and Teamwork Help Emory Kidney Transplant Program Meet Pandemic-Related Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic created significant challenges for the Emory Transplant Center’s Kidney Transplant team. These included the suspension of kidney transplants during the Spring 2020 lockdown, severe bed shortages in the hospital during ...

Emory Lung Transplant Team Use Advanced ECMO to Help a Young Patient Avoid Lung Transplant Surgery News

Emory Lung Transplant Team Use Advanced ECMO to Help a Young Patient Avoid Lung Transplant Surgery

The best outcome for a patient being considered for a lung transplant is deciding if a lung transplant is no longer necessary. That was the case for a young woman who was transferred to Emory University Hospital with acute respiratory ...

A Complex Surgical Repair for Aneurysm Highlights the Importance of a Multidisciplinary Stroke Team News

A Complex Surgical Repair for Aneurysm Highlights the Importance of a Multidisciplinary Stroke Team

The Emory Department of Neurosurgery established the first multidisciplinary stroke center in the region to include neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, stroke neurologists and neurocritical care specialists. As part of the ...