A brain tumor is defined as any abnormal or uncontrolled growth of cells in the brain. Tumors can be benign, meaning non-cancerous, or malignant, meaning they may be cancerous.
Because of the location, it is essential to recognize that even benign brain tumors can be dangerous. As tumors grow, they may press upon normal brain tissues, causing inflammation and brain swelling. Therefore, both benign and malignant brain tumors should be treated as early as possible.
nference and Emory Healthcare collaborate, adding another top-ranked medical center to federated data network
nference, a science-first software company transforming healthcare data for research and discovery, and Emory Healthcare, the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia, today announced an agreement to expand access to diverse, aggregated, de-identified data with the goal of accelerating groundbreaking research, disease diagnoses, and new treatments.
Emory Healthcare Network and Peachtree Immediate Care continue collaboration, sign new long-term agreement
Peachtree Immediate Care will remain the dedicated urgent care provider for the Emory Healthcare Network, offering patients more locations throughout metro-Atlanta for their urgent care needs. The two organizations recently signed a new long-term agreement to continue their collaborative relationship.
Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital achieves seventh consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence
Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is the first community hospital and one of only two hospitals in the world to achieve its seventh consecutive Magnet designation, the highest national honor for professional nursing practice. The hospital also is the first to be awarded Magnet with Distinction.
Emory University names Sandra Wong as next dean for School of Medicine
Sandra L. Wong, an accomplished surgical oncologist and researcher, will begin her tenure as dean of Emory University School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Emory Healthcare in March 2024.
Emory honors veterans, commitment to service in annual ceremony
The Emory community honored the service and contributions of veterans in the university's 15th-annual ceremony, featuring student veterans, campus leadership and active-duty service members in the event.
Honoring Emory veterans
Veterans Day is a time to thank those who have served and for veterans to reflect on their military service and how it has shaped their lives. Meet seven Emory veterans serving across the university and gain insight into their experiences.