Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

 

FEBRUARY 4 IS WORLD CANCER DAY

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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

Georgia CORE loses a friend

Georgia CORE mourns the loss of board member, legal counsel, and friend, Phillip Street.

10/18/2021

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

It’s time to address health inequities in lung cancer

Lung cancer adversely affects certain communities partly due to a history of targeted advertisement by tobacco companies, a disproportionate number of people of color living in areas with poor air quality, and some minorities’ limited access to high-quality, affordable health care.

5/04/2021

Chasing Cancer with Otis Brawley, MD & Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD

Otis Brawley says he thinks coronavirus vaccine should be mandated like other vaccines in the U.S.

8/03/2021

Cancer Center opens in Braselton

“This new collaborative space puts our patients’ needs front and center by providing a more cohesive environment with access to both medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology services within steps of each other,” says Charles Nash III, MD, FACP, medical director of NGMC’s Cancer Services and medical oncologist with Longstreet Clinic (and Georgia CORE Board member).

6/29/2021

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

Engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal, prevent cancer from spreading

NCI scientists have genetically engineered myeloid cells (pink) to deliver an anticancer signal (purple dots) to sites where cancer may spread.

3/30/2021

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.