Colorectal Cancer

Macon's Oktoberfest Helps Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

6:15 AM, Oct 26, 2012

Though this Oktoberfest event touts food and "bottomless beer" with each ticket, what makes it special is that it benefits the Central Georgia Breast Care Center at the Medical Center and Paint the Town Pink.

Possible Causes of Prostate Cancer

3:20 PM, Sep 12, 2011

Researchers have found some risk factors and are trying to learn just how these factors cause prostate cells to become cancerous.

Some Ways to Lower Prostate Cancer Risks

3:17 PM, Sep 12, 2011

The exact cause of prostate cancer is not known, so at this time it is not possible to prevent most cases of the disease.

American Cancer Society Recommendations for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

3:13 PM, Sep 12, 2011

The American Cancer Society recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider.

Can Prostate Cancer be Found Early?

3:11 PM, Sep 12, 2011

For some types of cancer, screening can help find cancers in an early stage when they are more easily cured.

Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

3:00 PM, Sep 12, 2011

Some patients with cancer may want to know the survival statistics for people in similar situations, while others may not find the numbers helpful, or may even not want to know them.

The Key Statistics of Prostate Cancer

2:57 PM, Sep 12, 2011

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?

3:04 PM, Aug 31, 2011

Early prostate cancer usually causes no symptoms and is most often found by a PSA test and/or DRE. Some advanced prostate cancers can slow or weaken your urinary stream or make you need to urinate more often.

Why is it Important to Find Prostate Cancer Early?

3:00 PM, Aug 31, 2011

The goal of screening for prostate cancer is to find it early, in the hope that it can be treated more effectively.

Weigh Your Options, Says Prostate Cancer Survivor

2:56 PM, Aug 31, 2011

Beau Stubblefield-Tave, 52, is a Boston, Massachusetts-area consultant with a background in health care advocacy and the father of 2 teenage girls. And thanks to a reminder from his physician assistant, he's also a prostate cancer survivor.

Sign up for a Free Cancer Treatment Profiler

2:54 PM, Aug 31, 2011

The American Cancer Society offers a free tool to outline your cancer treatment options, personlized for you, courtesy of NexCara.

Survivor Turned Warrior Against Prostate Cancer

2:49 PM, Aug 31, 2011

Norwood "Woody" Sloan - who spent 20 years in the Air Force and then worked for AT&T management for 20 years - never called in sick.

FDA Approves Prostate Cancer Vaccine

2:46 PM, Aug 31, 2011

A new prostate cancer vaccine Provenge has been approved by the FDA.

What a Family History of Colon Cancer Could Mean For You

The Cancer Life Center Program at The Medical Center of Central Georgia

The Cancer Life Center program at The Medical Center of Central Georgia is approved by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. The range of services includes all aspects of cancer care from screening, prevention, education, treatment, and support. Patient focused, multidisciplinary oncology teams are included within the continuum of care.