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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: An Insider’s Experience Caring for Breast Cancer Patients

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I have been given the opportunity to share my experience in caring for patients with breast cancer over these past years. I am a radiation oncologist at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and meet  More…

The 3-Day Fight Against Breast Cancer: An Insider’s Perspective

As October brings renewed emphasis on breast cancer detection and prevention, Emory Saint Joseph’s Laboratory Manager Eileen Stone, a 15-year veteran of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, shares a first-person account of what this event means to her and to  More…

Mercy Day at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

Where did you see Mercy in action today? Each year, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital celebrates Mercy Day – a time to reflect on the heritage of loving service and compassionate care that has guided this hospital for more than 130  More…

Exercise Safely for Your Heart

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital welcomes sports cardiologist Jonathan H. Kim, MD, who recently opened a sports cardiology clinic on the Emory Saint Joseph’s campus. The recently recognized sub-specialty of sports cardiology is rapidly growing worldwide. Kim is the first sports  More…

McCoy Named CEO of Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

Craig McCoy has been named new chief executive officer of Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, effective September 1, 2014. McCoy joined Emory Healthcare in May 2011 as CEO of Emory John’s Creek Hospital. Since May 2014, McCoy has served as interim  More…

Gamma Knife ©: What is Radiosurgery?

Radiosurgery, also known as stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy, is a non-invasive, outpatient alternative to traditional brain surgery (neurosurgery). It’s performed by a machine called Gamma Knife©, which isn’t a knife in the traditional sense; rather it uses 192  More…

Peripheral Artery Disease 101: PAD Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors

Peripheral artery disease, also known as peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a potentially life- and limb-threatening condition in which the arteries that deliver blood from the heart to the rest of the body narrow, resulting in weakened circulation and  More…

Understanding Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Mammograms, Clinical Breast Exams & More

According to data from the National Cancer Institute, approximately 12% of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. Statistics like these, combined with recent high profile cases such as Angelina Jolie undergoing a  More…

Emory Saint Joseph’s Nurses are Amazing! Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Receives Fifth Magnet® Designation!

Congratulations to the team at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital who just received its fifth Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center! Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is one of only three hospitals – and the only community hospital — in  More…

Cancer: Understanding the Link Between Excess Weight and Cancer

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that one out of three cancer deaths in the U.S. is linked to excess body weight, a lack of physical activity, and/or poor nutrition. Body weight has the strongest effect on increasing cancer risk,  More…

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