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Nominations for the 2024 Excellence in Cancer Patient Navigation and the Cancer Community Service Awards are open until Dec. 8.
A 1½-day seminar on optimizing cancer clinical trials by enrolling diverse participants
February 21-22, 2024 • Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta
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Amgen and GASCO are sponsoring the new program.
Georgia CORE has awarded $200,000 total to seven health centers throughout the state through the Breast Cancer License Tag program.
Grady Health System announced on Sept. 12 that its Cancer Center for Excellence — a facility dedicated to cancer prevention and screening, treatment, research and education — has earned reaccreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) program.
“Disparities in access to cancer care for many patients start prior to that physician-patient visit,” said lead researcher Dr. Debbie Chen, a clinical instructor at the University of Michigan. “I think there's a significant need for really understanding those barriers upstream of the first patient-physician visit.”
Georgia CORE joined St. Joseph’s/Candler and the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion in Savannah and Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup to apply for the grant. The goal of the program is to reduce treatment delays while increasing access to advancements in treatments, clinical trials, and multidisciplinary care leading to improvements in survival for cancer patients in rural communities.
A conversation with integrative radiation oncologist Matt Mumber, MD.
CMS is taking comments through Sept. 11.
Knowing your family history can protect you.
New draft recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force urges all women to get screened every other year, starting at age 40.
Gov. Brian Kemp will soon decide whether to sign off on a bill that could give cancer patients in Georgia better access to biomarker testing. Doctors say these tissue or blood tests allow them to choose the cancer treatment that could be most effective for their patient.
The new center will offer a fully integrated approach to cancer care with convenient access and will be the first of its kind in the region, the release said.
Honorees were recognized at a gala celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary.
After a months-long nomination and selection process, Georgia CORE is pleased to announce Tiah Tomlin-Harris the winner of the first award given in honor of the late Phillip Street. Together with CPNG, Georgia CORE also has awarded the 2023 Matt Mumber M.D. Award for Excellence in Cancer Patient Navigation to Emily Beard of Northside Hospital
On Sept. 30, Georgia's cancer experts shared advice and experiences with oncology providers, patient navigators and research managers - all to provide new ways to diversify participation in clinical trials. In February 2023, Georgia CORE issued a report with a recap and actions steps. Download the report >>
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.