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Georgia Regents University | The Augusta Chronicle

...master facilities plan that takes into account important new pieces, such as creating the state?s second National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center will also be completed. The Board of Regents voted in 2012 to include $45 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/colleges-and-univers
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
Targeting treatment

...by a $3.2 million federal grant.The GRU Cancer Center grant was one of only 12 awarded nationally by the National Cancer Institute. The outreach network, called the GRU NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/targeting-treatment
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
Across South Carolina

...clinical trials to bring new treatments to the hospital's patients.The grant was one of 53 announced by the National Cancer Institute's Community Oncology Research Program.Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institution in Spartanburg will also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/across-south-carolina
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
Worth every penny

...The cancer center allocation would spur the Medical College of Georgia's efforts to bring a much-coveted National Cancer Institute designation to Augusta. The effect of that would be immense. Research money would come to Augusta, and with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-13/worth-every-penny
GRU had 'productive year,' Azziz says

...ability to provide cancer care, for our ability to be recognized across the region and the state but also for (National Cancer Institute) designation." GRU would then have the state's second NCI-designated Cancer Center, along with Winship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-had-productive-year-azzi