While it is not the most enjoyable experience for a woman, a mammogram is a procedure that saves countless lives every day.
It is the most common form of cancer found in men. And, while it is likely the prostate cancer growing inside your body will grow slowly, that does not mean it is time to skip a screening or follow-up appointment with your primary care provider.
Breathe easy and stomp out smoking during the national Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21, because if you are a smoker, the statistics are scary.
The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University and the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University have created a collaborative partnership aimed at researching prostate cancer and positive patient outcomes.
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men. ACS research shows about one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during their lifetime.
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.
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 now know how the immune system rids the body of tumor cells, helping prevent cancer metastasis.
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.
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...
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...
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.
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, and doctors as well as testicular cancer patients stress the importance of self-examination.
In the battle against cancer, antibiotics may have a negative impact.
With an estimated 8.8 million potential global deaths from cancer, the Georgia Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society are working to make cancer a health priority.
Scientists at MCG say a logical and effective new treatment target for certain cancers is to block production of the chemical that initiates the call that allows tumor growth .
Patients diagnosed with the most common form of leukemia who also have high levels of an enzyme known to suppress the immune system are most likely to die early, researchers say. High levels of this enzyme, indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase, or IDO, at...
While some students are enjoying summer vacation, others are getting ready to start practices for fall sports. Dr. Jigarkumar Parikh, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, wants to share five...
Fox 54’s Shaquille Lord spent Friday night at Westside High School for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Augusta event. The annual celebration of cancer survivors raises money to fund cancer research, as well as money to offer support...
Physician scientists want to know if a new therapeutic vaccine can prevent or reduce recurrence of cervical cancer in women at high risk for its return.