When it comes to performing complex surgery, even the best surgeon may need a helping hand, even if that hand is cold, metal and strong enough to hold the smallest of instruments.
It has long been known that African Americans die at higher rates from bladder cancer than do European Americans. New research looking at differences in the way tumor cells in African American patients metabolize proteins and nutrients could be the...
No matter where students at the Medical College of Georgia are on their academic journey, it is the perfect time to find a mentor ready to help guide their career path.
A free, simple screening for lung cancer can save a patient money, while building a healthy relationship for any medical needs they may have in the future.
If a simple screening, along with the safest, most effective vaccine ever tested could save your life, would you take it? Multiple studies over the last 10 years have shown a Pap smear and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are the keys to...
When it comes to providing the best care for our patients, staff at the Georgia Cancer Center are focused on putting the patient and their family at the center of the treatment plan.
While a sea of color was covered up by hoodies, coats, scarves and beanies, the cold weather couldn’t cover up the passion and the excitement during the Georgia Cancer Center’s inaugural “Unite in the Fight Against Cancer” walk.
Every year there are 14,000 children in the United States diagnosed with cancer. More than 90 percent of these children are cared for at Children’s Oncology Group Hospitals, an international cooperative group made up of hospitals that exists to...
The building’s most dramatic feature, the three-story bridge connecting the university’s dedicated cancer research space with the clinical activities at the Cancer Center’s outpatient clinic.
Family, friends and faith. These are the things helping one father and grandfather live his life to the fullest after being diagnosed with cancer for the second time in under 10 years.
It is time for an honest discussion about how to balance the responsibility of being a caregiver and making holiday memories family and friends will always remember.
The story of ”Progeny” may be history, but the film’s message — the need for a world where cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes are forgotten relics — is rooted firmly in the future.
Augusta University has committed to help the community reduce the number of tobacco and e-cigarette users during the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout.
According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 154,000 people will die from lung cancer in 2018, about the size of the population of Athens, Georgia.
An MCG lab has been designated to help with patient testing for a trial assessing the effectiveness of targeting cancer-causing gene changes rather than cancer type.
The key to unlocking victory against breast cancer may lie within the body of each patient.
Wear pink to bring awareness and support the cause at the annual Pink Out women's volleyball game Oct. 26.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women. This month, Augusta University Health’s Breast Health Center wants to make sure women have time to get a mammogram.
A member of a protein family known for protecting our cells also protects cancer cells in aggressive, metastatic breast cancer, scientists report.