“Baxter loved superheroes because of their superpowers,” said Brook Duddy, Baxter’s mom. “They could do things ordinary people could not do. So, we told him the radiation was turning him into a superhero to fight his cancer.”
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 age-old saying goes, there is strength in numbers. When it comes to figuring out the future of cancer research and treatment options, the Georgia Cancer Center has a team made up of hundreds of community members supporting its mission.
A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists say.
The time is now to build your team in the fight against cancer as the Georgia Cancer Center teams up with patients, their families and friends for the 2019 Unite in the Fight Against Cancer walk.
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.
They are the littlest patients facing one of life’s biggest battles from a disease that can be deadly. However, children undergoing treatment for brain cancer and other forms of cancer have an ally in their fight.
Dr. Jorge Cortes is bringing his experience to the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University to lead a team he says has the potential to compete against other top cancer centers in the United States.
When you lose a loved one, there are different ways to pay tribute to their memory. For Rita Garner, she’s celebrating the life of her mom by answering the Georgia Cancer Center’s call to raise money to develop new treatment options for patients...
Children with recurrent brain tumors or newly diagnosed, particularly aggressive tumors called diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas are being enrolled in the first study to examine the efficacy of a drug that inhibits an enzyme these tumors use to...
Beginning Oct. 5 and each Saturday in the month of October, women can schedule a routine mammogram at the Breast Health Center between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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.
The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University has been awarded a six-year $6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to lead a statewide initiative that improves access to innovative clinical trials for a variety of cancers to...
"Paceline exists as a means for you to help the overall fight against cancer. It's time. Time to make a difference. Time to improve the outcome of cancer patients. Ride for them. Ride for yourself. Ride to make a difference,” said Dag Grantham...
"It takes a village to deliver complete care of the patient," said Dr. Tania Arora, a fellowship-trained surgeon equipped with skills to remove many different forms of cancer from a patient’s body.
Take a look at just a few of the brave men and women who "Braved the Shave" for the Children's Hospital of Georgia to honor pediatric cancer patients and their families.
An Augusta University professor and a cancer survivor shared stories with students to show them how art cultivates the human spirit and inspires lives.
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.
A select group of Augusta University employees will receive an email notification asking them to complete the Community Health Needs Assessment Survey.
While doctors may be treating one illness, each appointment serves as an opportunity to educate people about the multiple medical problems associated with tobacco use.