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 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...
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Not only is COVID-19 currently a major issue in some lower-income countries, but cancer has been a particular problem there for many years.
The Georgia Cancer Center is working with African American church leaders across Georgia to help minorities and underserved individuals understand the impact COVID-19 can have on them and their loved ones.
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.
Georgia State University and Augusta University will provide one-year grants totaling nearly $200,000 to support four research collaborations among faculty from both institutions with a focus on health and health care delivery in Georgia.
“Early development of obesity in childhood is a statistically significant risk factor for future obesity in adulthood,” particularly for severely obese children, as reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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.
Experts at Augusta University Health are clearing the air about the deadly risks of vaping.
From 2010 to 2017, the number of opioid-involved overdose deaths in Georgia increased by 145%, from 426 to 1,043 deaths.
A select group of Augusta University employees will receive an email notification asking them to complete the Community Health Needs Assessment Survey.
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day and the Georgia Cancer Center wants to help you kick the habit for good.
Strengthening families is key to preventing kids from substance abuse, MCG researchers say.
In her new role, Dr. Martha S. Tingen will work to build a cancer prevention and control research program to assess the impact of healthier lifestyle choices on reducing preventable cancer deaths in the region.
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...
The Georgia Cancer Center and the c-CARE Initiative are collaborating with the General Missionary Baptist Convention (GMBC) of Georgia’s Tenth District to share information about cancer disparities, cancer prevention, early detection, clinical...
The new leader of the cancer Community Awareness Access Research and Education initiative at the Georgia Cancer Center wants to reach even more people.
A study in Helsinki, Finland looked at whether a new type of lozenge can help people stop smoking. It contains the amino acid L-cysteine. It is designed to eliminate a compound in cigarettes that helps a smoker develop an addiction to nicotine...