“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.”
Paceline, a year-round fundraising initiative that raises money to support cancer research and patients at the Georgia Cancer Center, is hosting its inaugural bike ride, which is scheduled for May 10-11.
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...
Our bodies are continuously concocting specific antibodies to thwart invaders like a virus or even pollen, and scientists have new information about how the essential production gets fired up and keeps up.
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.
The event will run from 12-1 p.m. Friday, March 1. All are invited, and the first 50 in attendance will receive a free boxed lunch.
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...
A powerful immune molecule helps protect transplanted organs from rejection by putting a silencer on two other immune molecules that converge to take a direct shot at the organ, scientists report.
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.
Lingering inflammation in the colon is a known risk factor for colorectal cancer, and now scientists report one way it resets the stage to enable this common and often deadly cancer.
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.
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.