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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive steps down sooner than expected

...variances for each student who is granted a financial increase in cost of attendance.? The league approved a prostate cancer prevention awareness campaign in 2015 in honor of Slive, who was treated for a recurrence of prostate cancer last year. Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-05-29/sec-commissioner-mike-sli
Make Augusta smoke-free

...just take it outside."I very much support Augusta workplaces going smoke-free. I think the statistics on cancer prevention speak for themselves. We have known for over 50 years that smoking and cancer are related.This has a personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-07/make-augusta-smoke-free
Millions of women fail to receive cancer screenings, vaccine

...Quite a few, in fact almost all, haven't been screened according to guidelines," said Ferris, the director of cancer prevention at the center. They have a lot of company.In 2012, there were 8 million women in the U.S ages 21 to 65 who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-05/millions-women-fail-receive-
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
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
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
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
'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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Applause calendar

...guided tour of Biltmore House and Gardens, Antler Hill, Winery; Village Green and Farm; (706) 724-3576 Breast Cancer Prevention Coalition meeting11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 28The River Club, 307 Riverside Blvd.$12.50 for lunch; www.bcpccsra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-04-06/applause-calendar
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