Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS3), a national study by the American Cancer Society to better understand the lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer—and so eliminate it as a major health concern—will be hosted locally in September by Augusta Health and the Waynesboro YMCA.
The Waynesboro Family YMCA is proudly partnering with Augusta Health and the American Cancer Society to participate in ACS’s upcoming Cancer Prevention Study-3.
Augusta Health’s Cancer Program will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 2 from 2-4 pm at the Augusta Health Cancer Center. The program will include recognition of survivors, remarks by physicians and survivors, tours of Augusta Health Cancer Center, information booths, refreshments and music.
For the second year, Augusta Health has earned a designation of consistently superior clinical performance in the Harrisonburg-Charlottesville region. Augusta Health has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. This recognition places Augusta Health among the top 2% of hospitals in the nation.
Augusta Health has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. This recognition places Augusta Health among the top 2% of hospitals in the nation.
Augusta Health’s recruitment publication, Professional Opportunity with a Lifestyle You’ll Love, recently won a Gold Aster Award for excellence in healthcare marketing. The publication was a collaborative effort among many departments at Augusta Health, and highlighted both the opportunities at Augusta Health as well as the outstanding lifestyle available to all who relocate to the Shenandoah Valley.
Augusta Health’s cafeteria will undergo a major renovation beginning May 10. The cafeteria is expected to reopen in September. While the renovations are in process, temporary serving areas and alternate dining locations will be available on the hospital campus.
Augusta Health’s cardiovascular program has achieved the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Recognition Award from the American Heart Association. Mission: Lifeline® is the American Heart Association’s national initiative to advance systems of care for patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with the goal of reducing mortality of STEMI patients and improving the quality of their care.
Augusta Health Cancer Center will conduct its annual free Skin Cancer Screening on Tuesday, May 14 beginning at 5:30 pm. The screening will be held on the first floor of the Augusta Health Cancer Center. Please call 540.332.4190 or 540.932.4190 for an appointment. The screenings will be conducted by local dermatologists. The screening is open to those who are not current patients of a dermatologist; priority will be given to those not screened last year.