Patients with a high number of genes most associated with pathways that lead to cell death in lung cancer are at increased risk of dying early from their disease, researchers report.
Most everybody shares the same reaction to learning they have to undergo a colonoscopy. However, Kenneth J. Vega, MD, has made it his mission to turn anxiety, fear, and stress about the procedure into peace, calmness, and relaxation about the...
MCG and Georgia Cancer Center scientists have early evidence that the peptide EnnA, isolated from a fungus living symbiotically with a flowering plant known for its penchant of trapping flies, could be a powerful opponent of aggressive triple...
Henson is a neuro-oncologist with more than two decades of experience treating patients with brain tumors and other tumors of the nervous system.
Over the next year, Jagwire will present a series of stories addressing racial and ethnic health care disparities and the ways Augusta University and AU Health are working to help.
Identifying more genetic mutations in an individual’s cancer enables more targeted treatment for patients. That includes finding mutations not previously associated with their cancer type, which opens the door to using drugs targeting those...
A new method that produces a better tumor profile is particularly adept at recognizing some of the most serious gliomas, the most common brain tumor type in adults.
Drs. Anand Jillella and Dr. Vamsi Kota credited leadership and team work for the program’s achievement.
A group of scientists at the Georgia Cancer Center of Augusta University recently reported that CAR T cells can stay active longer and mediate tumor killing more effectively when STAT5, a key signaling molecule, is kept in an active form within CAR...
A key way radiation therapy and chemotherapy work is by making highly lethal double-strand breaks in the DNA of cancer cells.
Thanks to a new grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Georgia Cancer Center will make sure more Georgians have the opportunity to be diagnosed earlier and receive treatment sooner for skin cancer.
A new $3.3 million grant from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation has been awarded to the Georgia Cancer Center in an effort to impact cancer statistics for African Americans in urban and rural minority underserved areas of the state.
A new study looks at just how much the stress of financial hardship caused by cancer care and treatment can affect a patient’s emotional, mental and physical well-being.
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.
Learn how nursing care and patient interaction has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Administered through Georgia CORE, the CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.
As Dr. Martha Tingen's bike sailed over the finish line, she emanated a strength that proved if she could survive cancer, perhaps she could survive anything.
Paceline Ride's leadership postponed the Paceline Ride weekend in May. This event has been rescheduled for Oct. 24.
The sugar coating on cancer cells helps them thrive, and a new study indicates patients with cervical cancer who make antibodies to those sugars appear to do better when they also receive internal radiation therapy.