As genetic sequencing of tumors becomes routine and therapies are targeted at specific molecular traits in the tumor, the location of the primary tumor becomes less and less important, said Dr. ...
The Massachusetts compounding pharmacy being investigated as part of a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis sent products to two Augusta hospitals, an Augusta clinic and an Aiken clinic, but ...
Several chaplains will be recognized Tuesday with a service at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics during the 27th annual Pastoral Care Week.
Anisha Burkett doesn’t have breast cancer, but she already has an oncologist following her. The 27-year-old mother carries a genetic mutation that makes it virtually certain she will get it.
After two straight years of the same flu strains circulating in the U.S., two new strains are likely to be circulating this flu season.
About 300 runners turned out for the first Pajama Run at Lake Olmstead on Saturday. The 5K raised money and awareness for cancers found below the waist.
With clinical trials and new drugs in the pipeline, the Medical College of Georgia Cancer Research Center is giving patients a better chance at recovery.
After a car accident left Nicole Reed with a tracheotomy and scar tissue that took over her windpipe, a series of surgeries allowed her to speak again after more than four years.
There are only about seven or eight empty lab spots left on the fourth floor of the GHSU Cancer Center, and Director Samir N. Khleif sees those filling up quickly.
University Hospital's board and the boards that govern MCG health system saw a rosier than expected financial picture.
While hundreds were making noise Tuesday about the new school name at Augusta State University's campus, Nick Evans Jr. quietly voiced his protest at Georgia Health Sciences University by ...
Patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance can continue using MCG and its physicians after long negotiations ended with a new contract signed Thursday.
A national survey of hospital leaders found the parent company of many Blue Cross branches, Anthem/WellPoint, to be the worst to deal with in term of contracts and rates.
MCG and its physician group have given notice to Blue Cross patients that it is terminating its contract with the insurer as of Aug. 15 because 10 months of negotiations have gone nowhere.
Patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia insurance are being told they might not be able to use Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics or its physicians after Aug. 15.
At the Augusta Area Asthma Day Camp, medical professionals and students combine asthma education with regular camp activities, such as hiking, fishing and swimming.
As they strive for higher quality, Augusta and Aiken hospitals have at least one area of concern apiece, according to Medicare data.
A handful of Georgia Health Sciences University residents will begin rotations next month at University Hospital. The move is a substantial increase from informal relationships between the ...
Even though glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM, is the most common type of malignant brain tumor, it's also rare: While two or three cases occur per 100,000 people in North America, at least two of ...
Patient-centered medical homes bring all kinds of doctors under one roof, focusing more on preventive care for a few patients than caring for a large number.