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Ovarian cancer struggles for awareness

...something they would like to change.Though September is designated as Ovarian Cancer Aware ness Month, it is also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, as well as childhood obesity, sickle cell and atrial fibrillation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/ovarian-cancer-struggles-awa
Faith Calendar

...1sZFLj1MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Health care forum Aug. 20; health screenings 6 p.m., forum 7 p.m., topics: colon and prostate cancer, with some emphasis on breast cancerHARLEM UNITED METHODIST: Extravaganza Saturday, Aug. 23; yard sale 7 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-22/faith-calendar
Faith Calendar

...215-2805MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Health care forum Aug. 20; health screenings 6 p.m., forum 7 p.m., topics: colon and prostate cancer, with some emphasis on breast cancerRUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women's conference 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/faith-calendar
GRU Cancer Center receives minority grant

...address horrific disparities in cancer deaths between whites and blacks. Black men have almost double the rate of prostate cancer than whites and are 2.4 times more likely to die from it, according to the American Cancer Society.White women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/gru-cancer-center-got-minori
Faith Calendar

...DavisMOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Health care forum Aug. 20; health screenings 6 p.m., forum 7 p.m., topics: colon and prostate cancer, with some emphasis on breast cancerHARLEM UNITED METHODIST: Extravaganza Saturday, Aug. 23; yard sale 7 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-08/faith-calendar
Targeting treatment

...have a 26 percent higher death rate from breast cancer. Black men, for example, have almost double the rate of prostate cancer than whites, and are 2.4 times more likely to die from it.Having the outreach program also will help with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/targeting-treatment
New drug starts at GRU Cancer Center

...have both."Dean knows he was in the right spot to be first in line for the new drug. He was first diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1997, had surgery, then had the cancer come back in 2007 in his bladder. He underwent multiple rounds of chemotherapy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-28/new-drug-starts-gru-cancer-c
Blind veteran shows how he sees world through photography

...first digital camera after deciding it was "now or never" with his gradual loss of vision and ongoing battle with prostate cancer."It was really traumatic," said Waldrop, who described himself as "fiercely independent." "A lot of my struggles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/blind-veteran-shows-how-he-se
Hall of Fame basketball coach, beloved broadcaster Jack Ramsay dies at 89

...with melanoma in 2004 and later battled growths and tumors that spread to his legs, lungs and brain, as well as prostate cancer and most recently a marrow syndrome.His affinity for fitness never wavered, though. Ramsay, who competed in at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-28/hall-fame-basketball-coach-be
Nobel winner still chasing thrill of discovery

...in helping veterans," Schally said.His work has already helped to improve the treatment of hormone-dependent prostate cancer, and for the last couple of decades he has worked on compounds that either mimic or block the effects of a growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-20/nobel-winner-still-chasing-t