MCG scientists looking at body's natural checkpoint, the enzyme CD73, and how it may convert the cell fuel that normally promotes our immune system to attack head and neck cancer cells into something that instead inhibits that attack.
While cancer attacks the inside of a person’s body, it can also leave patients with external deformation that will follow them for the rest of their lives. This is the case for female cancer patients who undergo a mastectomy.
Take a look at what's happening at Augusta University this week.
Individuals and teams will determine a fundraising goal, with money raised going to support patient care and cancer research projects at the Georgia Cancer Center.
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day and the Georgia Cancer Center wants to help you kick the habit for good.
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect his or her skin while enjoying the outdoors.
Strengthening families is key to preventing kids from substance abuse, MCG researchers say.
MCG scientists hope non-invasive and better tests that measure a gene variant commonly found in bladder cancer could help improve patient outcomes.
A celebration filled with tears, hugs and smiles as two men, though intimately connected for six years, meet for the very first time. And it’s all thanks to a gift given selflessly by one man to save the life of a stranger thousands of miles away.
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.
A 91-year-old has a passion for life, a love for his family and a strong faith in God. Even after being diagnosed with cancer, Charlie Derrick has not stopped spending his weekends on the dance floor.
To more accurately diagnose and treat multiple myeloma, scientists should look at the numbers in each arm of the Y-shaped cancer causing proteins differently, since one arm naturally has more, with and without cancer.
MCG scientists have found that high levels of a certain gene are correlated to better colorectal cancer survival rates. Next they hope to design a genetic panel that's predictive of prognosis - good or bad.
Find out how you can join in the local fight against cancer with a new 20-mile fundraising goal of $100, free rider registration and access to the May 10 opening celebration with country music star Chris Janson.
In her new role, Dr. Martha S. Tingen will work to build a cancer prevention and control research program to assess the impact of healthier lifestyle choices on reducing preventable cancer deaths in the region.
MCG scientists now know how the immune system rids the body of tumor cells, helping prevent cancer metastasis.
From developing some of the first oral contraceptives to pioneering telemedicine technologies for faster stroke intervention, doctors at Augusta University and its historic Medical College of Georgia have long been recognized as leaders in...
“I definitely see the importance of regional hospitals. When communities lose regional hospitals, communities die.”
One woman is fundraising for the Georgia Cancer Center and riding 100 miles to remember, honor and celebrate her mother-in-law, who lost her life to lung cancer.