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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May: Melanoma Awareness Month

The weather in Augusta has been beautiful lately, and the pleasant temperatures probably mean that you and your family are spending a lot more time out in the sun – which puts you at a higher risk for developing melanoma (the most dangerous form of skin cancer).  When you think about protecting your skin from … Continued

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Hospital scrubs can be confusing, but the different colors are there for a reason!

Scrubs: Cracking the Color Code

When you walk the halls of Augusta Oncology, you’re likely to see team members dressed in scrubs of varying colors. Medical practices don’t always have a rhyme or reason to the color of scrubs worn by staff. But here at Augusta Oncology, color has an important purpose: it helps everyone, particularly patients and their family … Continued

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colorectal cancer awareness

March: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

At Augusta Oncology, we’re firm believers of raising cancer awareness in order to facilitate early detection; education is essential for cancer prevention. We want this blog to be an informative resource for you, so each month we’ll be emphasizing awareness for a different form of cancer. As you probably already know, cancer awareness is represented … Continued

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