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...

A gift of life: North Augusta woman offers kidney to stranger

...hepatobiliary surgeon at GRU. It affects 26 million Americans and kills 90,000 a year ? more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined ? but often goes undetected until the critical stages. A kidney transplant is an alternative to dialysis...

Andy Johnson

...AIKEN, S.C. - Andy Johnson, age 67, died on January 25th, 2014, surrounded by family after a brave battle with prostate cancer. It was Andy's request that he be cremated. A Celebration of his life will be held at his home at a later date...

Andy Johnson

...AIKEN, S.C. - Andy Johnson, age 67, died on January 25th, 2014, surrounded by family after a brave battle with prostate cancer. A Celebration of his life will be held at his residence, 420 Good Hope Farms Road, Aiken, SC, Saturday, March...

University Hospital sees, meets community needs

...9 per 100,000 in Richmond County, compared to 184 per 100,000 for the U.S. It is even worse for men and prostate cancer, where 41.1 per 100,000 men die of it compared to a Georgia average rate of 27.5 per 100,000 and a national...

Men grow beards to raise awareness for men's health issues

...something, it might as well go to prostate cancer," said Farres Obeidin, a second-year...organization whose mission is to end prostate cancer.According to estimates from...American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013. About 15.3 percent...

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The Medical College of Georgia's No Shave November beard auction Friday benefited a charity whose mission is to end prostate cancer.

Georgia Regents University research targets most difficult breast cancer

...center. Androgen is already a well-known driver of prostate cancer, he said."This has been really very puzzling and...also an opportunity because we have drugs used in prostate cancer that can be used in breast cancer in women. That's...

Screening for cancer is essential

...be tested for and caught early.Colon cancer and prostate cancer testing might be uncomfortable ? even embarrassing...For colon cancer, you can have a colonoscopy.For prostate cancer, you can have a prostate-specific antigen blood...

Cancer, heart disease shorten lives of blacks, analysis shows

...has been long known that blacks have higher death rates from breast and colon cancer. In Georgia, death rates from prostate cancer are three times higher for blacks than whites, said Dr. Samir N. Khleif, the director of the Georgia Regents University...