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Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...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 Web site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-reveals-he-has-
South Georgia cancer 'cluster' can't be confirmed

...one 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-29/south-georgia-cancer-clu
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...touting 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
GRU Cancer Center expansion on track; will expand its cancer research abilities

...enable GRU "to be able to hire more people, to recruit more people, to have the critical mass needed for the (National Cancer Institute Cancer Center) designation," he said.The other large piece is that three-story connection over Laney-Walker...

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...

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...

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

...step" 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
Leukemia diagnosis floored me only temporarily

...a 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-13/leukemia-diagnosis-floored-me
Immunotherapy promising for cancer

...fourth of 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-18/immunotherapy-promising-canc
New drug starts at GRU Cancer Center

...That kind of niche expertise will be important when the GRU Cancer Center seeks to be designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Cancer Center because the NCI looks at how a cancer center is contributing in unique and constructive ways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-28/new-drug-starts-gru-cancer-c