A big way chemotherapy works is by prompting cancer cells to commit suicide, and scientists have found a pathway the most common lung cancer walks to avoid death.
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day and the Georgia Cancer Center wants to help you kick the habit for good.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The hybrid operating room combines three techniques into a single appointment eliminating multiple clinical visits for improved patient experience and outcomes.
The Georgia Cancer Center and the c-CARE Initiative are collaborating with the General Missionary Baptist Convention (GMBC) of Georgia’s Tenth District to share information about cancer disparities, cancer prevention, early detection, clinical...
A cancer researcher is determined to take a family’s gift and turn it into hope for liver cancer patients. For the family, it’s an opportunity to keep the memory of a mother and wife alive for generations to come.
The new leader of the cancer Community Awareness Access Research and Education initiative at the Georgia Cancer Center wants to reach even more people.
One small molecule that helps regulate gene expression plays a big role in keeping us safe from the machinations of cancer.
Dr. Carsten Schroeder turns the hybrid OR at AU Health into a one-stop shop for lung cancer patients.
A class project turning students into filmmakers shows how powerful partnerships can be.
If you’re a smoker, the statistics are scary.
Nearly 500 people living in the CSRA learned what changes they need to make to live a healthier lifestyle and lower their risk for developing the deadliest form of cancer.
Breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer… three of the more common cancers diagnosed in the country. But even with all of those patients living in America, it would be tough to find people who aren’t feeling alone in the fight for their life...
Patti Callan was determined not to let stage 3 lung cancer keep her from making the most of her life. She worked with Dr. Zhonglin Hao at the Georgia Cancer Center to find a clinical trial program offering her hope and a helping hand. Patti and Dr...
While it’s widely held that tumors can produce blood vessels to support their growth, scientists now have evidence that cells key to blood vessel formation can also produce tumors and enable their spread. “Today we actually propose that blood...
In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman at the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses results from the first year of a free lung cancer screening program in an area...