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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
MCG scientists hope non-invasive and better tests that measure a gene variant commonly found in bladder cancer could help improve patient outcomes.
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.
A powerful immune molecule helps protect transplanted organs from rejection by putting a silencer on two other immune molecules that converge to take a direct shot at the organ, scientists report.
A free, simple screening for lung cancer can save a patient money, while building a healthy relationship for any medical needs they may have in the future.
Family, friends and faith. These are the things helping one father and grandfather live his life to the fullest after being diagnosed with cancer for the second time in under 10 years.
The story of ”Progeny” may be history, but the film’s message — the need for a world where cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes are forgotten relics — is rooted firmly in the future.
According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 154,000 people will die from lung cancer in 2018, about the size of the population of Athens, Georgia.
An MCG lab has been designated to help with patient testing for a trial assessing the effectiveness of targeting cancer-causing gene changes rather than cancer type.
Dr. Martha Terris has a message for men, diagnosed with prostate cancer, who are not worried about follow-up visits with their oncologist.
Dr. Sharad Ghamande has been named executive vice chair of the MCG Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Georgia Cancer Center has information about getting screened so you're not the next person to be diagnosed.
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