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Community workers serve as extension of Georgia Cancer Center at churches

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – An estimated 8 million people could die from cancer this year, globally. The statistic is one of the reasons why this World Cancer Day, organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the Georgia Cancer Center are ... read more

Roy Cooper, 91, helped create modern Atlanta

Cooper, 91, died on June 11. A service in his honor was held Sunday ... were the headquarters relocations of the huge institutions: GA Pacific, UPS, the American Cancer Society, Holiday Inn, CARE, Boys and Girls Clubs and the Institute of Paper Science ... read more

From Lawrence of Arabia to Breaking Bad: the desert as a cultural oasis

Abbey could ... to those at society’s margins. Between 1992 and 2007, photographer Laura Aguilar, who died in April, took several series of nude self-portraits in the deserts of New Mexico, Texas and California. Aguilar – gay, Mexican-American and ... read more

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Diet may influence ovarian cancer survival

Women with healthier diets before an ovarian cancer diagnosis are less likely to die in the years following ... for cancer survivors provided by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society, Dr. Anne McTiernan of the Fred ... read more

Cancer Is Killing Fewer Americans, But a Racial Gap Endures

Here’s some good news, courtesy of the American Cancer Society’s annual Facts & Figures report ... deaths than there would have been if the rate had stayed the same. As for 2018, the report estimates the country will see 1,735,350 new cancer cases ... read more

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

NEW YORK (AP) — New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50. Contrast Adjusted Photo: A Healthier Michigan / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 The American Cancer ... to 45 could cause ... read more

No Benefit From Surgery for Metastatic Colon Cancer

and almost 50,000 will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. These findings came from a retrospective analysis of 233 patients from a much smaller group who had metastatic colorectal cancer at diagnosis -- which means their ... read more

Does radiation from dental X-rays cause thyroid cancer?

chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society. Asked by Cate, Kennesaw, Georgia I have heard that there is an increase in the number of people getting thyroid cancer. Is this true and is radiation from dental X-rays a cause for the increase? read more

New diagnostic device that 'smells' prostate cancer in urine could save lives

It is also the most common type of cancer in men other than skin cancer. Key statistics for prostate cancer: According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated ... and about 1 in 38 men will die of the disease. About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed ... read more

Mom Dies of Rare Placenta Cancer 2 Months After Delivering Twins

Jenna Hinman, a Syracuse, N.Y., mother who learned she had a rare placental cancer just after delivering twin girls last month, died Monday of complications ... according to the American Cancer Society. Choriocarcinoma is much more likely than other ... read more

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