Statewide Initiatives

Georgia CORE – the Center for Oncology Research and Education collaborates with other statewide organizations such as the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO), Department of Public Health (DPH) and Department of Community Health (DCH) to promote and expand several initiatives throughout the state. These partnerships have resulted in successful statewide programming, including the creation of the Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia organization; development, implementation and evaluation of the Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan; and the state’s breast cancer license tag program. Learn more about these initiatives to improve cancer education, prevention, treatment and care here in Georgia.

Breast Cancer License Tag

For each breast cancer license tag purchase or renewal from the Georgia Department of Revenue, $22 of your fee supports grants for organizations that provide screenings, education and treatment for Georgians, including those without insurance that are also below the poverty level...
learn more

Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia

Georgia is one of the first states in the country to form a statewide multi-disciplinary organization for cancer patient navigators. This organization was formed to connect people who guide individuals and their families throughout the cancer care continuum...
learn more

Georgia's Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan

Georgia’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan offers a strategic vision to reduce the cancer burden in our state. The plan is a product of extensive input from stakeholders and describes Georgia’s eight priority areas for 2014-2019...
learn more

Georgia NCORP

Georgia NCORP is the Georgia NCI Community Oncology Research Program. Georgia NCORP provides Georgians with access to state-of-the-art cancer prevention, screening, control, treatment and post-treatment trials, with over 100 oncology clinical providers in 41 different locations throughout the state, as well as the clinical trial leadership and research services of Georgia CORE....
learn more