melanoma awareness

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

May is “Melanoma Awareness” month, which serves as a reminder of how critical it is to protect your skin year-round from harmful UV rays and perform regular skin screenings.  Though melanoma accounts for only 1% of total skin cancers diagnosed in the U.S., it’s the most deadly of skin cancers, causing thousands of deaths each … Continued

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blood cancer treatment

The Latest Breakthroughs in Blood Cancer Treatment

The Latest Breakthroughs in Blood Cancer Treatment A blood cancer diagnosis is a serious one. Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with leukemia, myeloma, or lymphoma. If you or a loved one has blood cancer, there are several promising new treatments you should know about. Here are the latest breakthroughs in blood cancer … Continued

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Patient Testimonials: Krista’s Story

My name is Krista Bonner, and I’m 46 years old.  Nearly two years ago, on November 20th 2014, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  It was detected on a routine mammogram (luckily, I’ve gone every year since I was 36 years old).  When it was discovered, they asked me to come back for another mammogram … Continued

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A Letter from Pamela Fletcher

In this fast-paced world of smart phones, emails, and general technology overload, we think there are few things more lovely than a heartfelt, handwritten letter – especially when it’s from one of our dear patients. Breast cancer survivor Pamela Fletcher recently took the time to write us a letter about her “wonderful adventure” as a … Continued

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Patient Testimonials: Laurie’s Story

This summer, we’re sharing with you personal stories of some of the bravest souls we know: our beloved patients. Each of them has bestowed upon us the privilege of being part of their journey to health and healing, and allowing us to be witness to their limitless courage and hope. We recently sat down with … Continued

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June: National Cancer Survivor Month

This year at Augusta Oncology, it’s been our goal to help draw attention to and increase awareness of various types of cancer, particularly those types with which Americans are most commonly afflicted.  This month, however, we’re shining the spotlight not on the common enemy, but on the true heroes.  They’re the bravest souls we know.  … Continued

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