When you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, it’s easy to feel alone. But with Emory Clinic doctors, you have a team of experts on your side every step of the way. Our medical, radiation and surgical oncologists work closely with you and your family to carry out a treatment plan personalized to your needs.

Emory Clinic surgical oncologists are involved in your care from the very beginning, performing minimally invasive biopsies to test for cancer. Surgical oncologists also often provide the first stage of treatment: surgery to remove tumors and cancer cells. We’re committed to getting rid of cancer while leaving as many healthy cells as possible and minimizing the effects of surgery. We provide the latest surgical treatments, including:

  • Radiofrequency ablation to destroy cancer cells without invasive surgery
  • Oncoplastic surgery to remove breast cancer cells without mastectomy (breast removal).
  • Laparoscopic pancreatectomy to remove pancreatic cancer tumors using only small incisions.

Surgical treatment for a wide range of cancers

Emory clinic surgical oncologists help treat many different types of cancer, including, but not limited to:

  • Anal cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs)
  • Liver tumors 
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Sarcoma

Receive care from Georgia’s leading cancer institute

Emory Clinic surgical oncologists are researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and faculty members at Emory University School of Medicine. As part of these institutions, they give you access to the latest in surgery and cancer treatment, including clinical trials. Over 17,000 patients, with many different types of cancer, enroll in clinical trials at Winship Cancer Institute each year.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Winship Cancer Institute as number one in Georgia for cancer care. The institute has been ranked among the top cancer programs in the country for nine years in a row. You can rely on our expertise for your fight against cancer.

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