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Bank on the success of an elite treatment facility

...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 to call its own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/bank-success-eli
Experts: More research needed on electronic cigarettes

...being marketed to young consumers, particularly through social media, said Dr. Scott Leischow, co-leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz. YouTube, for instance, has scores of videos for "hookah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-29/experts-more-research-needed
Erectile dysfunction drugs could assist in colon health, Georgia Regents University researcher says

...inflammation greatly increases the risk of colon cancer. Browning has a grant to study the drugs in mice in a colon cancer prevention model. But the more immediate clinical need could be treating colitis, where doctors might use drugs such as steroids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-21/erectile-dysfunction-drugs-c
Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

...Dr. Robert Pender grast, speaker; fall Breast Cancer Prevention Coali tion meeting; luncheon 11 a.m., short...Central Health District's Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program to provide free mammograms to women; (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2012-09-30/breast-cancer-awarene
Exercise improves survival, health of breast cancer survivors

...benefit of exercise with breast cancer survivors, with varying degrees of evidence. In a study published last year in Cancer Prevention Research, nearly 5,000 women in the Shanghai Cancer Registry were measured for exercise at intervals up for up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2012-10-22/exercise-improves-sur
Haley vetoes nearly $100 million in SC state budget

...included more than $2 million to health programs designed to combat various disorders like HIV prevention, colon cancer prevention and the organ donor registry. Haley said the diseases tug at everyone's heartstrings."How do we decide to distribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-25/haley-vetoes-nearly-100-milli
Vaccine cut HPV rates by half in teen girls, CDC says

...percent, Ferris said."These other countries are putting us to shame," he said. "It's sad that here we have a cancer-prevention vaccine that is largely ignored. And there's no reason for that."About 79 million people are infected with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-19/vaccine-cut-hpv-rates-half-t
SC budget: Hospital regulation program loses $1.7 million

...than $2 million to health programs designed to combat various disorders. This included money for HIV and colon cancer prevention and the organ donor registry, as well as $5 million to increase payments for nursing homes.The House also restored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-06-26/sc-budget-hospital-regulation-progr
GHSU cancer trials ongoing, encouraging

...incidence, is powerful evidence that the nation's investment in cancer research produces life-saving approaches to cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment."About 30 percent of that investment involves treatment research, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-12-15/ghsu-cancer-tria
'D' study creates debate

...to an effect on the immune system -- particularly with multiple sclerosis -- cardiovascular improvement and even cancer prevention.The report surprised vitamin D researcher Yanbin Dong of the Georgia Prevention Institute at Medical College of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-01-07/d-study-creates-debate
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