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.
The Children's Hospital of Georgia, in partnership with the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta, is proud to announce it will officially move its four summer camp programs to Camp Lakeside in Lincoln County.
Just four tiny incisions is all it's taken to mark a milestone in robotic surgery at Augusta University Health.
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.
Alumni, family and friends of The Dental College of Georgia will gather on April 26 at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center to commemorate the college’s 50th anniversary.
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.
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.
The Interdisciplinary Simulation Center at Augusta University gives students, professors and medical professionals the opportunity to practice their skills and prepare for real-life scenarios.
Researchers at the Georgia Cancer Center are taking the fight to rural Georgia communities with the extension of a program grant that provides smoking cessation and prevention services to African-American communities in partnership with area...
Augusta University Police will soon be equipped with a new tool to help children "bear" with trauma.
In a Grand Rounds presentation earlier this month, a gastroenterologist shared that doctors could save the lives of enough patients to fill Yankee Stadium five times over if they could increase colorectal cancer screening rates.
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.