Monday, December 22, 2014

Tag Archives: cancer

Today is World Cancer Day!

Click to learn more! Today is World Cancer Day, and the importance of setting aside time to focus on the work being done, and yet to be done, is as ... Read More »

Dr. Vernon Barnes to present seminar lecture on Meditation and Cancer

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Vernon Barnes of the Georgia Prevention Center will present a talk on meditation and its benefits as part of integrated cancer treatment Monday. The talk will ... Read More »

Medical center offers Saturday mammograms in October

Radiologist Dr. James Craft reviews the breast images captured using 3D mammography, also known as tomosynthesis, at Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Augusta, Ga. – In recognition of October as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Breast Health Center at Georgia Regents Medical Center is offering Saturday mammograms on October weekends. Read More »

GRU Cancer Center awarded $10,000 grant for smoking cessation program

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center’s Tobacco Control Program has been awarded a $10,000 Wellness mini-grant by the University System of Georgia. The grant, one of six ... Read More »

The Dark Side of the Sun: Summer recreation, tanning beds and cancer prevention

Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director, GHSU Cancer Center

By Dr. Samir N. Khleif Director, Georgia Regents University Cancer Center AUGUSTA, Ga. – The arrival of summer means beaches, barbecues and a host of other events and attractions that ... Read More »

American Cancer Society CMO to speak at MCG Hooding Ceremony May 9

Dr. Otis W. Brawley, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society, will give the keynote address at the 2013 Hooding Ceremony for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia ... Read More »

More than $64 million included in University System budget for GRU

cancer center

More than $64 million in funding – for Georgia Regents University cancer research and clinical care, and health sciences educational space – is included in the University System of Georgia’s ... Read More »

GRU Cancer Center launches area’s first dedicated cancer genetics clinic

Mallory Hire

Only about five to 10 percent of all cancers can be traced to a hereditary link—but patients with those genes may be five times more likely to develop cancer. Georgia ... Read More »

Indian plant could play key role in death of cancer cells

Dr. Ahmed Chadli and Chaitanya Patwardhan

Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells. Cancer cells ... Read More »

GRU Cancer Center Director Joins World Oncology Forum to “Stop Cancer Now”

Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director of the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, is one of 100 international cancer experts who were invited to participate in the World Oncology Forum (WOF), who are calling on governments around the world today - World Cancer Day - to take urgent action to halt a catastrophic increase in death and suffering from cancer across the globe, and to deliver on commitments they made at the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to cut premature deaths from non-communicable diseases, including cancer, by 25% by 2025. Read More »