Tue., October 16, 2012 8:32am
Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center has signed a scientific cooperation agreement with a leading French cancer institute. They will develop joint research activities and exchange faculty.
Mon., September 17, 2012 6:00am
Georgians will soon have an opportunity to sign onto a landmark national cancer study that will help researchers further unravel what causes or contributes to cancer. The American Cancer Society is starting its third long-range research project, and organizers want about 10,000 Georgians on board.
Mon., August 27, 2012 5:21am
Two competing hospitals in Columbus are creating a new partnership in women’s cancer medicine. They are trying to beef up care so patients don’t leave town looking for treatment.
Tue., April 10, 2012 10:00am
Some former employees at the Savannah River Site near Augusta who have been diagnosed with certain types of cancer may be getting some help with medical claims. A program to compensate the cancer victims includes workers whose previous claims might have been rejected.
Thu., March 15, 2012 2:57pm
If you’re an African American living in Georgia, your chances of surviving cancer decrease, a study finds. Researchers from the University of Georgia focused the study on mortality-to-incidence ratios, or MIR’s, across the state.
Mon., February 6, 2012 7:38pm
The Georgia Supreme Court overturned the state's assisted-suicide law [Monday]. The Georgia legislation banned publicizing end-of-life services. The justices say, that violates free speech.
Fri., February 3, 2012 3:49pm
After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood. "We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women's lives," a Komen statement said.
Thu., March 10, 2011 4:45pm
The President of Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta wants lawmakers to put the institution’s funding for cancer research back into the state budget. The university chief says without state support Georgia could lose the fight against the disease.
Mon., June 28, 2010 2:39pm
Only a handful of Georgia cities ban smoking at all bars and restaurants. The City currently follows state law and allows smoking at bars if they don't hire minors. Restaurants must have separate smoking sections.
Fri., September 4, 2009 2:44pm
Longtime broadcaster and Georgia-native Ernie Harwell who spent most of his