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More Georgia hospital mergers loom

...service offerings complement each other."Northside Hospital is a regional and national leader in women's health and cancer care, while Gwinnett Medical Center is a leader in cardiac care, trauma care and sports medicine,'' Wolfe said. "Going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-03/more-georgia-hospital-merger
Uncertainty reigns as Congress considers whether to extend 9/11 health programs

...if the program shuts down as planned next September.Most health plans for active or retired city workers do cover cancer care, but some patients can still get socked with thousands of dollars in co-payments, depending on factors including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-11/uncertainty-reigns-congres
Cancer hospital bid to ease rules takes new route

...determining our response. We remain committed to working with our public officials to increase access to the highest quality cancer care available."Georgia Hospital Association's president and CEO, Earl Rogers, said in a statement that the proposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-11/cancer-hospital-bid-ease-rul
US facing looming doctor shortage, group says

...trained each year, the country still faces a looming shortage of physicians, particularly in areas such as surgery or cancer care, the group that represents the nation's medical schools said Tuesday.Because it takes so long to educate a doctor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-03/us-facing-looming-doctor-sho
Grant fuels GRU, community fight against lung cancer

...underserved minority populations via churches, clinics and the Kroc Center.While there have been tremendous advances in cancer care and diagnosis, those benefits have not been shared equally, Khleif said."The unfortunate part is not every population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-23/grant-fuels-gru-community-fi
James Strait

...com to share memories and leave a message of condolence for the family. Memorials in his memory may be made to the Cancer Care Institute. The family will greet friends following the service at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174248975
GRU had 'productive year,' Azziz says

...competitive. That's why in the long term, building a cancer center complex is important for both our ability to provide cancer care, for our ability to be recognized across the region and the state but also for (National Cancer Institute) designation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-had-productive-year-azzi
Bank on the success of an elite treatment facility

...outgrowing.We believe these plans can address very specific needs ? needs that include providing equal access to cancer care and cancer prevention and education.Our goal, quite simply, is to build a national treasure this community can be proud...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/bank-success-eli
Mom treasures little girl as cancer treatment ends

...third trimester before she was born Nov. 13, is now the center of attention and lights up the waiting room at Doctors Cancer Care Center while Stacy finishes her radiation therapy treatment. As she walks out of the curtained treatment room, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-05-10/mom-treasures-little-girl-ca
Sen. Scott hears veterans concerns traveling SC

...hard to hear veterans' stories about health care and spoke to two wives who lost their husbands because of delayed cancer care. He said vets routinely wait a long time for appointments sometimes just to have those appointments rescheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-06/sen-scott-hears-veterans-conc