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 young cancer epidemiologist who has already helped identify hotspots for geographic, racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer mortality in the United States is now looking at mammography screening rates in those hotspots.
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Born in Germany with both parents in the United States Navy, Melinda McKew has traveled worldwide to such countries as Italy, Scotland, and Canada with her military family. However, she chose Augusta University to spend most of her time advancing...
The Augusta University Police Department has joined the #PinkPatchProject, a fundraiser to sell police patch stickers in pink.
Dr. Alicia Vinyard, surgical oncologist at the Georgia Cancer Center, and her patient, Pat Clayton, discuss the importance of breast cancer prevention and treatment.
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.
Dr. Martha Terris, chair of urology at Augusta University, has been named to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, a prestigious organization made up of 75 of the top urologists in the country.
While it is not the most enjoyable experience for a woman, a mammogram is a procedure that saves countless lives every day.
In the United States, an estimated 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed each year and about 13,000 women ultimately die every year from it. The Georgia Cancer Center is helping women fight back against this aggressive cancer.
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and the Georgia Cancer Center aims to raise awareness about this disease.
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.
Vehicle traffic should avoid Harper Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard today, Thursday, Sept. 17, as some vehicles have already become stranded due to flooding.
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Dr. Jorge Cortes, director of the Georgia Cancer Center, discusses events and news for this month in a Facebook Live chat.
Cancer is the disease that kills more children than any other.
Know where construction is happening on the Health Sciences Campus.
After postponing this year's Paceline Ride to Oct. 24, Paceline leadership has now decided to make this year’s annual event virtual in consideration of rider safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While they have a long life ahead of them, now is the time for Augusta's children to learn skills and habits that can ensure their life will be filled with healthy choices. They are the reason the Georgia Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital of...