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More getting HPV shots in Georgia and US, but CDC says not enough

...others are being administered, Schuchat said."I am urging clinicians to get into the routine of recommending cancer prevention at 11 to 12 years of age" when HPV vaccination is recommended, she said.Part of Georgia's success was due to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-30/more-getting-hpv-shots-georg
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
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
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
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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