Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

 

February is National Cancer Prevention Month.

Find out about screenings, genetic counseling and other prevention services available throughout Georgia in our Screening & Genetics section. You can also sign up for a monthly prevention newsletter from the CDC.

 

Equify Health Gets $750,000 Genentech Grant with Emory School of Medicine

Equify Health announces today that it was awarded a $750,000 grant from Genentech, in collaboration with Emory School of Medicine, to develop a groundbreaking platform to advance cancer health equity.

2/18/2021

National Organization Recommends Women Delay Mammogram Screening Following COVID-19 Vaccine

The Society of Breast Imaging has recommended women wait four to six weeks after receiving their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to get a screening mammogram. However, experts differ on whether women should wait to get a screening mammogram following their vaccine.

2/18/2021

Guest Editorial: A three-time cancer survivor should not get COVID-19, but I did

Cancer patients and survivors should not get COVID-19. A three-time cancer survivor should definitely not get COVID. But I did. And it was not good. Here is my story and the lessons I learned that might be of value to others.

1/19/2021

Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GASCO encourages all our members and members of the survivorship community to view the new video produced by the Medical Association of Georgia as the November offering of their "Top Docs" program.

12/04/2020

Screening & Genetics

Survivors helping others survive

Three women, three cancer survivorship journeys, three missions resulting in nonprofits started to help and support others fighting cancer.

11/03/2020

Survivorship Survivorship

Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Lynn Durham has been named the new president and CEO of Georgia CORE. Durham, currently Georgia Tech vice president for institute relations, will replace Nancy Paris, who has led Georgia CORE since its inception and is retiring.

12/07/2020

About

Racism is a malignancy: Ibram X. Kendi reflects on his cancer experience

After receiving a stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis, author Ibram X. Kendi sought consultation at two hospitals located a mile apart. The first hospital served white and wealthy people. The second treated Blacks and the working class.

11/04/2020

Guest Editorial: COVID-19 threatens to increase cancer mortality

The pandemic could potentially reverse a decades-long downward trend in cancer mortality. We must not let this happen.

9/23/2020

Breast cancer research expert (virtual) panel informative and eye-opening

Representing diverse backgrounds in engineering, biology, medical oncology, and pharmacy, the panelists explored the current state of their respective breast cancer research and its impact on treatment for more than 40 attendees who were able to ask questions of the researchers.

9/01/2020

Resources & Education

Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.

7/08/2020

GC3 Survivorship Advocacy Council looking for members

Every year cancer impacts the lives of thousands of Georgians. In fact, cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in our state. Whether coping with a diagnosis, undergoing treatment, providing oncology care, supporting a loved one or searching for a cure, there is support available for organizations and individuals through the Georgia Cancer Control Consortium (GC3)...

1/15/2020

Media & Events

Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

Nancy Paris has served as president and CEO of Georgia CORE since its creation in 2005. At the end of the year, she will be retiring after spending her entire career in healthcare, during which she focused on addressing community health issues including homelessness, HIV/AIDS and rural health.

11/09/2020

In Memory of Joseph V. Simone

Dr. Fred Schnell provides words of honor and remembrance on behalf of Georgia CORE.

2/04/2021

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Georgia Cancer Control Consortium
Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.