Located in Atlanta, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since its founding in 1937, Winship has coordinated and directed cancer research, education, community engagement and care throughout Emory University and its health care system, Emory Healthcare. Winship's cancer care at Emory University Hospital is ranked first in Georgia and is one of the top 50 cancer programs in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. More than 17,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients are seen annually by Winship physicians. Each of Winship’s more than 500 faculty members has a faculty appointment at Emory University or in other affiliated institutions. With more than 300 active clinical trials, Winship researchers are dedicated to taking new cancer treatments from the laboratory to patients, providing patients and their families with innovative options in cancer care.