Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center



April is National Cancer Control Month and Esophageal, Oral, Head, and Neck, Young Adult, Testicular, and Minority Cancer Awareness Month.

Learn more about ASCO's efforts to advance health equity in cancer care.


Despite pandemic, Georgia’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program making significant strides

Thanks to funding awarded by the Centers for Disease Control for five-years beginning July 2020, Georgia CORE and Augusta University are partners in the Georgia Colorectal Cancer Control Program, which is increasing CRC screenings in southeast and southwest Georgia.


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.



With consistent leadership since its start 17 years ago, the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education changes hands.


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.


Survivors helping others survive

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


Survivorship Survivorship

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.


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.


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.


Resources & Education

Racial Disparities In Breast Cancer Survivorship

For the third in a live webinar series, the panel, moderated by Georgia CORE's own Chief Scientific Officer, Sheryl Grabram-Mendola, will discuss the magnitude and causes of racial disparity in breast cancer survivorship and propose solutions to improve health equity.


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.


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)...


Media & Events

In Memory of Joseph V. Simone

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


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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.