Coalition screening program helps cut region's cost for cancer treatment
The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia has taken a local approach in its efforts to help with the fight against cancer.
Check presented to breast health center following Oct. 12 walk
Nearly $900 was raised from a walk conducted at Chehaw Park last month in support of breast cancer treatment and research.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Albany oncologist says no cancer diagnosis is hopeless
Dr. Chirag Jani is one of the most respected young oncologists in America, and he says more patients are winning their battles against cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 3: Carlton Breast Center deemed a jewel by cancer survivor
Realtor Patsy Martin, 74, is back at work with the energy of someone half her age after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy just over a year ago.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 2: An entrepreneur's cancer is in remission after head, neck treatment
An Albany businessman has a new outlook on life after battling an aggressive form of cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Troy Kimsey says God gave him a heart for medicine
Phoebe Cancer Center Director of Surgical Oncology Dr. Troy Kimsey says he chose medicine over the ministry after a bit of divine intervention.
Top hospital facing nearly $100 million in funding cuts
Ellyn Jeager of Mental Health America of Georgia said closing the Grady program “would be devastating.’’
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 1: Diagnosis of survivor's cancer starts with tickle
After a “15-minute pity party,” Dennis Vann said he got down to the business of beating cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center prepares for change
Dr. Robert Krywicki splits time between administrative duties and patient care as oncology services director at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center.
Federal officials mandated the closure of Southwestern State Hospital in Thomasville
Area mental health officials say patients detained by law enforcement will not be housed in Albany.
Committee approves six physician appointments and three nurse practitioners
Phoebe professional affairs committee OKs six physician appointments, three nurse practitioners and 93 staff reappointments.
Cancer survivor Patsy Martin has the honor of lighting this year's tree
Lights of Love is an annual tree lighting ceremony that gives the community an opportunity to honor or remember their loved ones while giving a special gift to cancer patients and their families.
Agency working in more than 30 counties to expand health care career opportunities
SOWEGA-AHEC has been working for roughly 23 years in more than 30 counties to expand health care education and career opportunities from kindergarten through post-medical school.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Some planning can help fight expanding waistlines during the holidays
It is OK to overindulge some during the holidays, but a goal should be to not let eating get completely out of control.
Child psychiatrist from Atlanta gives overview on austism
Officials with the Babies Cant Wait program based in Albany say about one in six of the parents they come into contact with either suspect or know they have a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
Health and Wellness
- Athens attracting aspiring and practicing physicians
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital hosts Lights of Love
- Southwest Georgia public health officials encouraging people to get their flu shots
- MICHELE MOULTON: Family is what matters most
- Georgia has highest maternal death rate in the country
- Jingle Bell Jog in Albany set for Saturday
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital approves audited financial statements
- Groups succeed in lowering hospital readmission rates
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Have a healthy holiday season
- CARLTON FLETCHER: Series resurfaces memories of personal cancer battle