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Georgia Regents University | The Augusta Chronicle

...master facilities plan that takes into account important new pieces, such as creating the state?s second National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center will also be completed. The Board of Regents voted in 2012 to include $45 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/colleges-and-univers
Full mission of GRU's Cancer Center falls under many varied definitions

Over the past two years, much has been made of the GRU Cancer Center's quest to become one of the National Cancer Institute's designated institutions, and that remains important to us.It is not, however, a goal.Designation is like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-12/full-mission-gru
Burwell Lackey

...Chapel at Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Bob Gosey officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to The National Cancer Institute Gift Fund, designated for RCC (renal cell carcinoma), http://obf.cancer.gov/contribute/giftfund...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172897821
More than 14 million beat cancer odds with more new treatments available

...advances are being threatened by a lack of funding for the National Institutes of Health and specifically the National Cancer Institute, Arteaga said.Since 2010, NIH funding has lost $3.5 billion when compared to inflation and took a big $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/more-14-million-survived-can
GRU Cancer Center receives minority grant

...toward addressing cancer death disparities and providing better care, the center director said.The National Cancer Institute awarded GRU Cancer Center a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/gru-cancer-center-got-minori
Overtime

...has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday.The 58-year-old coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-21/overtime
Leukemia diagnosis floored me only temporarily

...farm boy. I worry about people who have worse diseases than mine.You can learn about leukemia from the National Cancer Institute at cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/leukemia.Next week, I'll explain why I think chemotherapy is no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-13/leukemia-diagnosis-floored-me
Targeting treatment

...3.2 million federal grant.The GRU Cancer Center grant was one of only 12 awarded nationally by the National Cancer Institute. The outreach network, called the GRU NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/targeting-treatment
Across South Carolina

...clinical trials to bring new treatments to the hospital's patients.The grant was one of 53 announced by the National Cancer Institute's Community Oncology Research Program.Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institution in Spartanburg will also get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/across-south-carolina
Immunotherapy promising for cancer

...the melanoma patients who received Yervoy are still seeing a benefit more than four years later and the National Cancer Institute tweeted that some melanoma patients have been in remission more than 10 years after immunotherapy. Yale Cancer Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-18/immunotherapy-promising-canc