Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

 

May is National Cancer Research Month.

Thanks to spectacular advances made by cancer research, more than 16.9 million people in the U.S. and millions more worldwide are cancer survivors who are living with, through, and beyond their disease. For National Cancer Research Month, consider supporting Georgia CORE's mission to fund innovative research that focuses on health care disparities and the unmet needs of your fellow Georgians.

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Georgia Distinguished Cancer Scholars Summit a Success

On May 9, Georgia’s Distinguished Cancer Scholars gathered for the first time since the program was discontinued more than a decade ago.

5/26/2022

Georgia CORE awards Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant

Just in time for Cancer Research Month, Georgia CORE has awarded a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant for $100,000 from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.

5/02/2022

Research Trials Saves Lives

Lynn Durham shares her cancer journey on the podcast, Kickin' it Forward.

3/14/2022

Ga. State Rep. Marcus Wiedower speaks about relevance of Georgia CORE from the well

Rep. Wiedower shares a personal story that began 20 years ago, the same year Georgia CORE was formed.

1/27/2022

In rural Georgia, cervical cancer is still disproportionately killing Black women

As you venture away from Georgia’s core urban areas, the incidence of cervical cancer grows. For Black women, especially in Georgia’s rural counties, that cancer claims lives disproportionately.

1/24/2022

A high-fiber diet may improve the response of melanoma patients to immunotherapy

A diet rich in fiber may help some people being treated for melanoma respond to immunotherapy treatment by influencing the gut microbiome, according to a new study led by researchers at the Center for Cancer Research at NCI.

12/27/2021

Biden relaunches cancer 'moonshot' initiative to help cut death rate

In 2016, Congress authorized $1.8 billion in funding for the government's moonshot initiative over seven years. There's $410 million left for the next two fiscal years.

2/03/2022

Introducing the Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award

Given annually by the board, the award will recognize an individual or partnership that has contributed exceptional service to Georgia’s cancer community.

5/26/2022

CMS Expands Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers and the leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women in the United States. This screening is aimed at early detection of non-small cell lung cancer.

2/28/2022

Complete cancer care for the whole person

Radiation oncologist Dr. Matthew Mumber shares an essential aspect of cancer care that focuses on the emotional and mental health of patients.

10/04/2021

Oncologists Remind America: Time to Get Cancer Screenings Back on Track

After a Year of COVID-19 Delayed Important Preventive Care, Nationwide Campaign Launches to Boost Cancer Screenings.

4/08/2021

Delaware is shrinking racial gaps in cancer death. Its secret? Patient navigators

Whatever obstacles the patient faces, "I am basically the connection between that individual and receiving that care," Margarette Osias, a patient navigator for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition says.

3/09/2022

Meet the Visionary Defender of Early Detection and Prompt Treatment

For Dr. Arfoosh, lung cancer screening, quick referrals and prompt treatment for people with newly diagnosed lung cancer are at the forefront of his daily work.

11/09/2021

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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.