Cancer News in Georgia

Georgia Mom Finds "Purpose" in Newborn's Cancer Diagnosis

Jun 28, 2018

Northside Hospital CEO, Robert Quattrocchi Named Top CEO

Jun 21, 2018

The Cancer Care Planning and Communications Act

Jun 20, 2018

Providing Cancer Patients a Plan for Treatment and Survivorship

Picking a Health Insurance Plan

Jun 20, 2018

Mary Lynn Hemphill, LCSW from Piedmont Healthcare Receives Oncology Social Worker of the Year Award

Jun 6, 2018

The Oncology Social Worker of the Year Award was established to recognize an oncology social worker for extraordinary commitment and the delivery of compassionate patient care. This year we take a moment to thank Cancer Support Community for their sponsorship of the award. The 2018 Oncology Social Worker of the Year Award recipient is Mary Lynn Hemphill.

Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer can Forgo Chemotherapy when Guided by a Diagnostic Test

Jun 3, 2018

Colleen Doyle, Honoree for Atlanta Magazine's, "Women Making a Mark"

May 30, 2018

Alicia Philipp, Honoree for the Atlanta Magazine's "Women Making a Mark"

May 30, 2018

The Forgotten Piece of Continuum of Care

May 9, 2018

Survivorship care plans lag more than a decade after launch.

Breast Cancer Survivor Story: Center for Black Womens Wellness

Dec 12, 2017

Highlighting the Special Needs of Cancer Survivors: A Conversation with Matt Mumber, MD

Dec 12, 2017

Patient Advocates Learn From Each Other

Dec 6, 2017

Key takeaways from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN)’s Patient Advocacy Summit reveal progress made toward improving survivorship care and planning, and identify opportunities for improvement.

Breast cancer conference creates new community of researchers

Sep 13, 2017

U.S. News: Emory University Hospital ranks No. 1 in Georgia for sixth year

Aug 8, 2017

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Younger White Adults — And Falling Among Blacks

Aug 8, 2017

Supporting health starts with eliminating tobacco use

Aug 4, 2017

Pembrolizumab Moving Forward in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Jul 17, 2017

Encouraging Early Results for Use of Immunotherapy in Triple-Neg Breast Cancer

Jul 14, 2017

Augmenting T cells may be the key to success

Old and New Drugs - and Often Staggering Costs

Jul 12, 2017

Healthcare Georgia Foundation has announced grants totaling $770,000 to 11 partnerships

Jul 10, 2017

Price appoints Georgia health commissioner Fitzgerald to head CDC

Jul 7, 2017

New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Jul 7, 2017

To Stop Cancer's Spread, Break its "Legs"

Jul 5, 2017

Northside Hospital Cancer Registry is Generating Treatment Summaries

Jul 1, 2017

FDA Approves First Cancer Treatment for Any Solid Tumor With Specific Biomarker

May 31, 2017

Serving Survivors

May 18, 2017

As increasing numbers of Georgians are claiming the title cancer survivor, here’s what cancer centers and organizations are doing to help this growing group thrive.

NCI Almanac: A new tool for research on cancer drug combinations

May 15, 2017

ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation Receives Grant from Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Provide Quality Care Improvement to Four Underserved Communities

May 9, 2017

Medical College of Georgia alums Curran, Thompson honored for achievement and loyalty

Apr 27, 2017

How Dogs' Sensitive Noses Could Change Cancer Diagnosis

Apr 25, 2017

Experts reverse themselves on prostate cancer screenings

Apr 13, 2017

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer death rates continue to decline

Apr 5, 2017

On a National Health System Scorecard, Georgia has Improved from 46th to 41st

Mar 29, 2017

President’s Budget will Devastate U.S. Research Enterprise

Mar 27, 2017

When a decline in cancer rates isn't a good thing

Mar 16, 2017

Grady's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence receives $2M to advance patient-centered care

Mar 14, 2017

New on NCI Websites for March 2017

Mar 14, 2017

Advanced Cancer Treatments Far from Big-Name Hospitals

Mar 14, 2017

Precision medicine should become more widely available, and fewer patients will need to travel far for care.

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Mar 13, 2017

‘Captain Colon’ promotes lifesaving screening for colorectal cancer

Mar 8, 2017

Horizons Community Solutions program arranges no-cost testing for uninsured

USPSTF Names Urologist to Review Panel for Updated Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

Mar 3, 2017

Piedmont taking over dozens of Walgreens clinics in Atlanta

Mar 1, 2017

Cooking for Chemo: Instead of Fish Fry Days

Mar 1, 2017

Cancer Breakthroughs: Emerging treatments tap into the body's immune system

Feb 24, 2017

Northside Hospital leads nation’s robotic surgery programs

Feb 16, 2017

Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition and Partners to Offer Free Screening for Firefighters

Feb 16, 2017

All Five Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Hospitals Now Recruiting Patients for ASCO's Groundbreaking TAPUR Clinical Trial

Jan 26, 2017

Georgia Has too Few Nurses, and the Problem Could Get Much Worse

Jan 17, 2017

Defeating Cancer was Once a 'War'; Now it's a 'Moonshot'

Jan 13, 2017

New Drug Formulary Will Help Expedite Use of Agents in Clinical Trials

Jan 12, 2017

Biden to tackle broad range of cancer issues, including drug prices, after leaving White House

Jan 12, 2017

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers new 3-D imaging to detect and biopsy prostate cancer

Jan 4, 2017

What Not to Say to a Cancer Patient

Dec 13, 2016

It’s The Journey Presents More Than $32,000 for Breast Cancer Research to Morehouse School of Medicine

Dec 1, 2016

Winship Working to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities in Georgia: Bringing Better Care Into the Community

Nov 7, 2016

Stage-four Women Need Better Support

Nov 2, 2016

Teen's Science Fair Project Could Help Docs Improve Breast Cancer Treatments

Oct 27, 2016

Bellury Selected for Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy and Mercer's College of Nursing Receives HRSA Grant to Improve Workforce Diversity

Oct 26, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Lanell Bellury, Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing at Mercer University, for several great accomplishments! She is also an invaluable resource for Georgia CORE for co-leading our Pipeline to Proposal award on Survivorship from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute!

Why are childhood cancer rates rising? (Part Three of Special Report)

Oct 17, 2016

It’s really a great time for breast cancer research

Oct 13, 2016

Northside Hospital first in U.S. to use prostate cancer detection tool

Oct 13, 2016

Under the Microscope: Bioscience is an industry that generates billions each year with surprisingly little visibility. But, that could change.

Oct 10, 2016

Georgia Senate Honors Atlanta Cancer Care's Dr. Thomas Seay

Oct 3, 2016

Atlanta lags in black women’s survival of breast cancer

Oct 3, 2016

Inagural Thomas E. Seay, MD, PhD Lecture Held

Sep 30, 2016

Successful 2016 GASCO Annual Meeting and Best of ASCO® Review, Annual Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia, NCI Community Oncology Research Programs

Sep 30, 2016

Obesity is Linked to at Least 13 Types of Cancer

Sep 30, 2016

Free genetic test helps women, families get answers

Sep 20, 2016

FDA Warns Against Using Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests

Sep 16, 2016

The Impact and Future of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: An Interview with Greg Armstrong, M.D.

Sep 15, 2016

Northside Selected by White House to Participate in Inaugural Cancer Moonshot Summit

Sep 14, 2016

Atlanta man learns he has ‘heart attack’ of cancers after mysterious bruising

Sep 6, 2016

Dr. Scott Miller Named Prostate Cancer Subcommittee Co-Chair for Georgia Cancer Control Consortium

Sep 2, 2016

Emory Healthcare and Stratus Healthcare Announce Strategic Affiliation: Partners Seek to Expand Reach of Healthcare Collaborative

Aug 29, 2016

‘More At Peace’: Interpreters Key To Easing Patients’ Final Days

Aug 26, 2016

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Head and Neck Cancer

Aug 25, 2016

MammaPrint Test

Aug 25, 2016

Nanoparticle that Mimics Salmonella Counteracts Chemotherapy Resistance

Aug 25, 2016

Winship Partners with Navicent Health

Aug 16, 2016

Nomination Deadline Extended to August 26! 5th Annual Matt Mumber, MD, Visionary Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation

Aug 16, 2016

Cancer Survivors: 6 Tips for Staying Healthy

Aug 12, 2016

Multiple Myeloma, Our Stories: It's Our Cancer

Aug 12, 2016

A Revolutionary Time in Multiple Myeloma Therapy

Aug 12, 2016

ASCO Issues New Guideline on Chronic Pain Management in Adult Cancer Survivors

Aug 4, 2016

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia Announces New Name and Broadened Mission

Aug 2, 2016

Overwhelmed by Too Much Health Advice? Cheat Sheet for Women's Cancer Screenings and Good Health

Jul 29, 2016


Jul 28, 2016

Better breast health will require support from entire community

Jul 27, 2016

Northside Hospital First in Georgia to Earn The Joint Commission’s Quality Lung Cancer Care Certification

Jul 27, 2016

Emory, Metaclipse Therapeutics get $2.4 million grant for breast cancer vaccine

Jul 21, 2016

Georgia CORE and Syapse Conduct an Interactive Dialogue Dinner Meeting on Accelerating the Practice of Precision Medicine in Georgia

Jul 20, 2016

Advancements in Oncology Care Model Collaborative

Jul 20, 2016

Atlanta Magazine's 2016 Top Doctors

Jul 20, 2016

American Cancer Society Updates HPV Vaccine Recommendations to Include Males

Jul 19, 2016

Release of Application for 5th Annual Matt, Mumber, MD, Visionary Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation

Jul 18, 2016

How Technological Advancements In Genomics Are Helping Prevention And Cure Of Diseases !

Jul 18, 2016

United States Health Care Reform: Progress to Date and Next Steps

Jul 11, 2016

"Breast Cancer Gene" BRCA1 Linked to Aggressive Uterine Cancer

Jul 6, 2016

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Risk Assessment in Minority Women and Provider Knowledge Gaps

Jun 29, 2016

Innovative Survivorship Program Thriving at the Enoch Callaway Cancer Center, WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia

Jun 24, 2016

Breast Cancer License Tag Awardee Luncheon Hosted by Georgia CORE and the Georgia State Office of Rural Health

Jun 24, 2016

Are We Ready for the Moonshot?

Jun 22, 2016

NCCN Policy Summit to Address the State of HIT on June 27 in Washington, DC

If You're Called Back After a Mamogram

Jun 3, 2016

4 Cancer Screening Tests for Men

Jun 3, 2016

New - Genetics/Genomics Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition

May 31, 2016

May 31 set for NCI-MATCH precision medicine trial to resume gene testing of patients

May 31, 2016

Effective population health strategies require leadership diversity

May 16, 2016

Inside a "Cancer Moonshot" Meeting with VP Biden

May 10, 2016

Study: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Essential for Women 40-44

May 10, 2016

NRG Oncology NCORP is Accepting Applications for Projects Focused on the Nation Cancer Moonshot Priorities

May 5, 2016

Camp Kesem UGA Professional Staff Needed

May 5, 2016

Biden Names Leader for "Moonshot" Cancer Campaign

May 4, 2016

Aiming High--Changing the Trajectory for Cancer

May 4, 2016

A Biotech Billionaire's Cancer "Moonshot"

May 4, 2016

Two Elected to NAM

May 4, 2016

Can Chocolate Be Good for You?

Apr 18, 2016

Georgia CORE Welcomes New Research Committee Chair and Executive Board Member

Apr 18, 2016

CDC: 104,000 Quit Smoking Due to "Tips from Former Smokers" Campaign

Apr 15, 2016

Winship Executive Director and Georgia CORE Board Member Curran Authors NEJM Study

Apr 15, 2016

Americans' Attitudes About Cancer

Apr 15, 2016

Captain Colon from the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was busy in March!

Apr 14, 2016

Albany's Dr. Jim Hotz Receiving National Award

Apr 7, 2016

Georgia CORE Welcomes New Chairman

Apr 5, 2016

Augusta University Researchers Study Gene that Could be Better Target in Breast Cancer

Mar 29, 2016

Study That Can Reduce Pain for Cancer Patients Underway at Emory Johns Creek

Mar 29, 2016

Fight Continuing in Southwest Georgia Against Colorectal Cancer

Mar 28, 2016

Lynch Syndrome: Advocacy, Support and Networking Resources for Hereditary Cancer Patients and Health Care Providers

Mar 18, 2016

ASCO Releases "The State of Cancer Care in America 2016"

Mar 18, 2016

Georgia CORE, in conjunction with the Georgia State Office of Rural Health, Awards over $675,000 in Grants for Breast Cancer Treatment and Screening

Mar 16, 2016

Jimmy Carter says he no longer needs cancer treatments

Mar 8, 2016

AONN+ 6th Annual Navigation and Survivorhship Conference Highlights

Mar 8, 2016

Phoebe Putney Health System Launches Rebranding Campaign; New logo and tag line "a better way" introduced

Mar 3, 2016

Low Pay is Making it Hard for Georgia to Keep Public Health Nurses

Mar 3, 2016

Cuba's Had a Lung Cancer Vaccine for Years, and Now it's Coming to the U.S.

Feb 23, 2016

"Cancer Survivor" Taking on New Meaning for Patients

Feb 23, 2016

Gov. Deal announces $70 million more for Morehouse, Mercer Med Schools

Feb 12, 2016

New Program Aims to Produce More Doctors for Georgia

Feb 9, 2016

Ramalingam Named Deputy Director of Winship

Feb 8, 2016

Lonial Named New Hematology and Medical Oncology Department Chair

Feb 8, 2016

Insurer's approval of genetic testing for some cancers raises questions

Feb 5, 2016

Exercise After Cancer: New Study in the Works

Feb 5, 2016

To Test or Not to Test: The PSA and You

Feb 5, 2016

American Cancer Society gives GSU researcher $792,000

Feb 4, 2016

Cancer "moonshot:" Improve quality of life, too

Feb 1, 2016

Emory’s Winship finds partner in Thomasville

Jan 28, 2016

Cancer reflections: Part 2: Let’s remove any remaining stigma

Jan 26, 2016

Exchange enrollment shows strong Atlanta area numbers

Jan 22, 2016

With Immunotherapy, Glimmers of Progress against Glioblastoma

Jan 21, 2016

A thank you letter to David Bowie from a palliative care doctor

Jan 19, 2016

Deal says health care costs need tight rein

Jan 13, 2016

Atlanta Team Reports Breakthrough in Cancer Detection

Jan 12, 2016

Valdosta Gala for Cancer Coalition to Honor Retired College President, Cancer Survivor for Second Annual Night for Hope

Jan 12, 2016

Albany Gala for Cancer Coalition to Honor Technical College President, Cancer Survivor for Third Annual Night for Hope

Jan 12, 2016

Developer Bert Storey's Name to be on Cancer Center

Jan 12, 2016

Just a Few Minutes of Meditation May Reduce Stress, Study Finds

Jan 11, 2016

Cancer Statistics Report: Death Rate Down 23% in 21 Years

Jan 7, 2016

HHS and USDA Release New Dietary Guidelines to Encourage Healthy Eating Patterns to Prevent Chronic Diseases

Jan 7, 2016

More Employers Offer Plans that Provide Lump Sums for Critical Illnesses

Jan 5, 2016

Georgia CORE Mourns the Loss of its Esteemed Chairman

Jan 5, 2016

Georgia Hospitals Working to Lower the Disparity Between Urban and Rural Georgians

Dec 16, 2015

WellStar Board Approves Purchase of Five Tenet Hospitals

Dec 15, 2015

E1Q11: "Engendering Reproductive Health Within Oncologic Survivorship (EROS) Trials has GA roots!

Dec 14, 2015

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Receives Colonoscopy Grant

Dec 11, 2015

Carter: Cancer is gone

Dec 7, 2015

Recognizing and Managing Immune-Specific Adverse Events

Dec 7, 2015

Emory Fights Early-Stage Breast Cancer with New One-Time Radiation Treatment

Dec 3, 2015

Louisiana election could boost Medicaid expansion in other states

Nov 28, 2015

The Health Care Hub

Nov 25, 2015

Thanksgiving is Family History Day

Nov 24, 2015

Cancer Meds Often Bring Big Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients, Report Finds

Nov 19, 2015

State Agency Stays Out of Cancer Hospital Fight

Nov 19, 2015

Less prostate cancer and screening seen after new guidance

Nov 19, 2015

Atlanta Area Allergist Develops Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment Program at DeKalb Medical

Nov 16, 2015

Building a Breast Tissue Bank in Georgia

Nov 16, 2015

Did you know about these three initiatives from the Georgia Tobacco Use Prevention Program?

Nov 16, 2015

Gap Is Gone: Breast Cancer Rates Now Equal in Blacks, Whites

Nov 6, 2015

Georgia State Scientist Gets $1.675 Million to Study Link between Cancer and DNA Replication, Repair

Nov 5, 2015

Senate Women's Health Committee Meets to Discuss Adequate Health Care for Women

Oct 26, 2015

Successful GASCO and CPNG Meetings were held September 11-12, 2015

Oct 26, 2015

Why Elephants Don't Get Cancer--and What That Means for Humans

Oct 22, 2015

Women's Caucus Hosts "Save a Life" for Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 22, 2015

In a shift, the American Cancer Society is recommending women have mammograms later and less often

Oct 20, 2015

State: Can't confirm cancer cluster in Waycross area

Oct 16, 2015

A Verbal Showdown over Cancer Hospital Proposal

Oct 14, 2015

Emory Saint Joseph's names new CEO

Oct 8, 2015

A Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection Sparks Debate

Oct 2, 2015

Governor Deal Proclaims September as Childhood Awareness Month: Stop Childhood Cancer Alliance Joins Governor & Legislators to Raise Cancer Awareness

Sep 10, 2015

Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Medical Center announce plans to combine operations

Sep 2, 2015

Giving Cancer Patients a Boost with Ginseng

Aug 28, 2015

Updated Information Regarding Online Prior Authorizations for Injectable Outpatient Chemotherapy Services

Aug 28, 2015

Move, Stand at Work, New Recommendations

Aug 25, 2015

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Aug 19, 2015

Viewpoint: Want to get serious about reducing cancer deaths? Start with raising taxes on tobacco

Aug 18, 2015

NCI-MATCH Precision Medicine Cancer Trial Opens

Aug 18, 2015

Why clinical trial recruitment is so hard, and one solution: Patient education

Aug 14, 2015

National Cancer Institute NCI-Match Clinical Trials Are Now Open

Aug 13, 2015

Minority Clinical Trial Participation Reveals Historical, Social Issues

Aug 11, 2015

FDA Approves Gardasil 9: More is Better for Cervical Cancer Prevention

Aug 7, 2015

Dr.s Canturia and Aneja awarded National Institutes of Health Grant

Aug 6, 2015

Unmet Needs of Family Caregivers: An Action Agenda

Jul 27, 2015

John Haupert, FACHE, Joins the Georgia Board of Public Health

Jul 22, 2015

Winship Announces Its Participation in an $11 million Co-Hort Study On Cancer Survivorship

Jul 13, 2015

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia Announces CancerSTOMP Fundraiser

Jul 13, 2015

10 Cancer Clinical Trial Facts Every Patient Should Know

Jul 13, 2015

21st Century Cures Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives

Jul 13, 2015

AONN+ Granted Membership in the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

Jul 8, 2015

NCI-MATCH trial will link targeted cancer drugs to gene abnormalities

Jun 18, 2015

Cooking Matters in Northwest Georgia

Jun 17, 2015

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia: 2015 Photo Voice Project

Jun 16, 2015

Appalachian Regional Commission, the CDC, and the Prevention Research Center at UK are conducting a survey targeting Appalachian navigators

Jun 16, 2015

Governor Deal Proclaims June Cancer Survivors' Month and June 7th Cancer Survivors' Day

Jun 6, 2015

Cancer program focuses on best-rated treatments

Jun 2, 2015

Don't Forget the Sunscreen: Protecting Your Skin in the Sun

May 28, 2015

CoC Outstanding Achievement Awards

May 26, 2015

Grantee Spotlight: Veena Rao, PhD -- Unraveling the Mysteries of BRCA1 in African American Women

May 22, 2015

Nancy Paris, President, speaks at "Women in Health: Off the Record" with Health Connect South

May 21, 2015

4th Annual Matt Mumber, MD Visionary Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation

May 21, 2015

Applications are due Monday, July 30, 2015!

CDC Launches Bring Your Brave Breast Cancer Campaign for Young Women

May 20, 2015

Georgia CORE Receives Funding Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

May 19, 2015

Health Briefs: GMC announces Duke partnership

May 14, 2015

Barbara Crane, MN, APRN awarded the Barfield Nursing Section Award*

Apr 28, 2015

DPH Commissioner Fitzgerald Receives Sellers-McCroan Award

Apr 24, 2015

A Helping Hand

Apr 23, 2015

Georgia CORE helps fight against cancer

Apr 21, 2015

A Resource Guide for COC-Accredited Facilities: Meeting the Commission on Cancer Patient-Centered Standards

Apr 1, 2015

GRU Cancer Center Launches c-CARE Initiative to Reduce the Burden of Preventable Cancers in Low Access Populations throughout Georgia

Mar 20, 2015

Increases in investments in cancer care equal decreases in cancer deaths

Mar 17, 2015

Genomics education and awareness program growing across Georgia

Mar 17, 2015

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Mar 17, 2015

Breast cancer prevention drug benefit varies among at-risk women, study finds

Jan 20, 2015

GWCI PN Competencies Report November 2014

Nov 24, 2014

ASCO Palliative Care Improving Quality of Life for Patients and Families

Nov 24, 2014

GeorgiaCancerInfo awareness continues thanks to GHF

Nov 18, 2014

ACTS grants awarded to seven more organizations; RFP for next round released

Nov 18, 2014

First clear guidelines issued on use of complementary therapies for breast cancer

Nov 18, 2014

ebell webinar slides

Apr 16, 2014

Bellcross slides

Feb 27, 2014

Green slides

Feb 27, 2014

Katrina slides

Feb 27, 2014

Liang slides

Feb 27, 2014

Klein slides

Feb 27, 2014

Matthews slides

Feb 27, 2014

Martin slides

Feb 27, 2014

Paris slides

Feb 27, 2014

Iwanski slides

Feb 27, 2014

Gabram slides

Feb 27, 2014

The Commission on Cancer Genetics Standard: Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling

Jun 13, 2013

Four of Georgia's CoC Accredited hospitals win national awards

May 14, 2013

Cancer Control Plan update launches with event in Macon

May 14, 2013

Health Education Specialist joins Georgia CORE team

May 14, 2013

Cervical cancer prevention possible through HPV vaccination

May 14, 2013

Former Georgia Governor Roy Barnes Speaks at the Annual Georgia Research Breakfast of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Mar 22, 2013

March 22, 2013

90.1 FM WABE Radio Interview with Nancy Paris Regarding the Future of Cancer Research in Georgia

Mar 19, 2013

March 15, 2013

Nancy Paris to speak along with Gov. Barnes at ACS breakfast

Mar 5, 2013

New online breast cancer genetics referral screening tool available

Mar 5, 2013

Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia grant award to NGMC nurse

Mar 5, 2013

Georgia Cancer Genetic Counseling Referral Guide

Mar 1, 2013

GASCO’s San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium review meeting always a success

Jan 30, 2013

Georgia stakes prominent claim in national research group with three new members approved

Jan 30, 2013

1+1=3, explained ACS' Dr. LaMar McGinnis

Dec 17, 2012

Collaboration was the mission, and truly the spirit of the first-time, statewide conference focused on quality cancer care put on by Georgia CORE on Nov. 27. Attended by nearly 140 administrators, doctors, nurses, navigators, genetic counselors and registrars

GeorgiaCancerInfo holding court with "Downton Abbey"

Dec 17, 2012

Georgia's innovative comprehensive cancer care website,, is featured in a promo spot for the PBS television series “Downton Abbey.”

The Use of New Shaped Breast Implants the Focus of SESPRS Breast Surgery Symposium in Atlanta

Nov 29, 2012

November 29, 2012

UGA researchers get $4.1 million in grants for cancer projects

Nov 6, 2012

November 6, 2012

Emory tops $500M in research funding for ’12

Nov 2, 2012

November 2,2012

Experts: Prostate cancer treatment has advanced

Nov 2, 2012

November 2, 2012

Cancer Care In Georgia: New Age, New Options

Nov 1, 2012

November 1, 2012

Cancer conference to focus on best practices

Nov 1, 2012

November 1, 2012

Car owners can help fight breast cancer

Oct 26, 2012

October 26, 2012

Atlanta takes lead role in steering bioscience, Health IT growth, policy

Oct 18, 2012

October 18, 2012

Georgia Cancer Genetics Network focuses on hereditary cancer

Oct 16, 2012

Georgia CORE hosted the first annual meeting of the Georgia Cancer Genetics Network (GCGN) on Sept. 14, 2012.

Breast Cancer License Tags funding $1.1 million for breast cancer treatment and screening

Oct 16, 2012

October is breast cancer awareness month, and to improve breast cancer services for the state's uninsured population, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has awarded $1.1 million to 16 community organizations through the Georgia ACTS (Access, Care, Treatment and Services) Breast Cancer Grant Program. Georgia CORE administers the grant program on behalf of DCH.

Next month’s “Best and Promising Practices” conference will help attendees meet CoC guidelines

Oct 16, 2012

On Nov. 26, Georgia CORE, in partnership with the Georgia Research Alliance and American Cancer Society will host a conference, “Best and Promising Practices in Quality Cancer Care: Meeting the 2012 Commission on Cancer Standards” at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in midtown Atlanta.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cancer Care: Utilization and Expectations of the Practicing Oncologist

Oct 11, 2012

October 11, 2012

MUMC wins $50,000 grant for navigation research

Sep 27, 2012

Congratulations to Memorial University Medical Center for receiving a $50,000 cancer research grant to evaluate patient navigation services. At the annual Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia (CPNG) meeting on Sept. 8, MUMC was awarded the “Tom and Karen Chapman Navigation Research Award” for their proposal on the effect of massage therapy on patients with breast, gynecologic, lung, or colorectal cancer.

Cancer care is just a click away: New website provides information for cancer patients in the state of Georgia

Sep 25, 2012

September 25, 2012

Cancer Researchers Recruiting Georgians

Sep 18, 2012

September 18, 2012

Campaign is spreading the word about

Aug 20, 2012

ACS launches new cancer prevention study

Aug 17, 2012

Emory's Winship renews cancer center designation

Aug 9, 2012

August 9, 2012

Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctors

Aug 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

Gainesville a major contributor for cancer research and care

Aug 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

Frontiers: Women in Healthcare Leadership - Voices from the C-Suite

Jul 18, 2012

July 18, 2012

Georgia CORE Featured in Healthcare Executive's "Embracing Diversity in Healthcare"

Jul 18, 2012

July 18, 2012

Georgia CORE develops statewide cancer trial website - including 5 Harbin Clinic oncologists

Jul 16, 2012

July 16, 2012

Savannah Becoming a Hotbed for Cancer Research and Care

Jul 2, 2012

July 2, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Emory University Announce Partnership to Advance Clinical Development of Investigational Compounds

Jun 25, 2012

June 25, 2012

Georgia Tech Establishes a New Research Center Focused on Cancer

Jun 14, 2012

June 14, 2012

Northside Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Remains #1 Nationally in Best Survival Outcomes

Jun 6, 2012

June 6, 2012

What to Know: The ACCP and ASCO Guideline on Lung Cancer Screening

May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012

Panel: Don't Get PSA Prostate Cancer Screen

May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012

Some doctors unaware of long-term side effects of cancer care

May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012

Georgia Residents Called to Contribute to Historic Cancer Research Effort

May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012

Brain Tumor Group for Children Honors Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD

May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012

Emory Oncologists Peter Rossi and Shannon Kahn to Join Saint Joseph’s Radiation Oncology Team

May 6, 2012

May 6, 2012

Georgia CORE develops new advertisement with WSB TV

May 1, 2012

May 1, 2012

GASCO Honored with Grant from the Conquer Cancer Foundation to Assist Implementation of 2012 Commission on Cancer’s Survivorship Care Standards

Apr 25, 2012

April 25, 2012

Georgia CORE launches new ad on WSB TV

Apr 20, 2012

April 20, 2012

Cutting-edge cancer treatment True Beam comes to Savannah

Apr 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

Northside Hospital Awarded $189K in Grants from Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Apr 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

GHSU to host free oral cancer screenings April 26

Apr 3, 2012

April 3, 2012

Pancreatic Cancer Trial in Georgia Sponsored by Georgia CORE in Atlanta

Apr 2, 2012

March 23, 2012

WABE: Website shares Georgia cancer information

Mar 30, 2012

March 30, 2012

AFLAC Incorporated : Aflac Foundation Helps Underwrite New Cancer Information Website

Mar 30, 2012

March 30, 2012

Leading Health Organizations Revise Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Mar 22, 2012

March 22, 2012

Cancer website a valuable resource

Mar 20, 2012

March 18, 2012

A 2nd cancer center in Georgia the goal

Jan 30, 2012

January 28, 2012

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University Announces Huge Finding for Rare Brain Tumor Patients

Jan 26, 2012

January 24, 2012

Patients: Gather information before participating in a clinical drug trial

Jan 9, 2012

December 20, 2011

Clinical drug trials – a growth industry in Ga.

Dec 8, 2011

December 2, 2011

Georgia CORE Announces New Trial for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dec 1, 2011

November 28, 2011

Advance in Ovarian Cancer Research at Georgia Health Sciences University

Nov 18, 2011

November 4-10, 2011