Breast cancer affects more than 200,000 women in the U.S. each year. Norma Mitchell never thought she would be one of those women.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is proud to join leaders in government and health care in observing National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Fourteen years ago, corporate executive Angie Patterson had breast cancer, undergoing a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
That year-long process was harrowing, but she calls it “an enlightening time.”
There are more than 14 million cancer survivors in the United States.
This year’s summer season will provide plenty of opportunities to enjoy Georgia’s beautiful outdoor scenery, but will also bring increased chances of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun.
Every day, men and women have their blood pressure taken and find out they are at risk for hypertension. What then? What if they don’t have a regular physician for follow-up appointments or their blood pressure reading isn’t properly documented?
Cancer is a notifiable disease in Georgia.
The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation invites the community to participate in the ARTrageous Bras Fundraiser by decorating a bra to benefit the Health System cancer care programs.
Every day, more than 120 people in Georgia are diagnosed with cancer. That is an average of more than 41,000 new cancer cases each year. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Georgia, taking the lives of an estimated 16,630 people in 2013.
For its work in bringing cancer prevention, early detection and life-saving treatment to thousands of Georgians, the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was named a winner of the Joseph D.