Aspirin and cancer risk
Friday, August 22, 2014 @ 4:29 PM
Recently, an article about aspirin and cancer risk was published in the medical journal Annals of Oncology. It has received a lot of attention in the press, including local television right here in Greenville. Headlines have said that an aspirin a day can “dramatically” reduce the risk of colon cancer. I want to review the study and take a closer look at the benefits and risks discussed in the study.
Cancer care in South Carolina just got better
Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 7:49 PM
Cancer. It’s a word that elicits strong emotion and fear. The fear is not irrational. Cancer is a disease that has or will affect every one of us. In fact, by 2030, the number of new cancer diagnoses in the United States will have increased by 45 percent, and due to the nation’s aging population, cancer will become the nation’s leading cause of death.
NIH grant will improve cancer care for South Carolinians
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ 1:45 PM
Greenville Health System’s Cancer Institute recently was awarded a multi-million-dollar grant to conduct clinical trials and research studies aimed at improving patient outcomes and reducing health disparities. Our institute is the only community-based site in South Carolina — and one of only 34 institutions nationwide — to receive such a grant from the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program, which is part of the National Institutes of Health.