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Jimmy Carter 'at ease,' ready for radiation treatment

...experienced 20 years ago, said the former president's physician, Dr. Walter Curran, executive director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University."Any treatment can be tough at any age, but ... most people are able to go on with their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/jimmy-carter-ease-ready-radiation-t
South Georgia cancer 'cluster' can't be confirmed

...case per every 1 million Americans, though the figure is somewhat higher for children, according to the National Cancer Institute.A cancer cluster is defined as a greater-than-expected number of cancer cases that occur within a group of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-29/south-georgia-cancer-clu
Richard Power

...Service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, Mr. Power requested that donations be made to Norton Cancer Institute for Glioblastoma research or the Episcopal Church Home of Louisville. "The doctors told us what would happen...

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Elizabeth Dunn

...of those who showed love and support, including the doctors and staff at Central Georgia Cancer Center, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the Medical Center of Central Georgia Navicent Health, and Pine Pointe Hospice. Register...

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Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...An Emory spokesman declined comment Wednesday. The health care system's Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta touts its designation as a National Cancer Institute center and a recent ranking among the top 25 cancer programs in the U.S. on its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-reveals-he-has-
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...that as a health benefit, as some studies have shown acrylamide to be a potential carcinogen, though the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health says scientists "do not yet know with any certainty" whether the substance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fda-approves-genetically-e
Watney is returning to his old form after forgettable year

...provide affordable breast exams for those who might not be able to afford it.Two years ago, the hospital's Lynn Cancer Institute opened the Morgan Pressel Center for Cancer Genetics to study individual risks for developing certain cancers with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-17/watney-returning-his-old-for
GRU Cancer Center expansion on track; will expand its cancer research abilities

...have the critical mass needed for the (National Cancer Institute Cancer Center) designation," he said.The other...center, "we are on track," Khleif said. Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is the only other center in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/gru-cancer-center-expansion-
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
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