“For select people, endoscopic skull base surgery avoids a lot of the incisions, retractions and disruption, and it’s a more direct route to areas of the base of the skull and brain.”
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...
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.
A close faculty mentor and more than two years of research experiments led one Augusta University student to a breakthrough.
Dr. Jorge Cortes, an international leader in clinical research in leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has been named director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.
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.