Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Cancer Awareness Ribbon

September is National Leukemia and Lymphoma and Childhood, Ovarian, Prostate, Thyroid, and Uterine Cancer Awareness Month.


Georgia CORE will spend time this month pushing the new "Fight Cancer" specialty license plate as funds from the sales of the plate will go to, among other things, free prostate cancer screening for under-resourced Georgians. Buy your plate today!

For many cancer survivors, the financial burden of treatment steals the relief of recovery

Cancer survivors face the financial burdens of treatment long after recovery.


Georgia Tech-Emory Collaboration on Cancer Disparity in African Americans Gets NIH Boost

Georgia Tech's Ankur Singh and Emory's Jean Koff want to understand what's happening at the biomolecular to create cancer disparities.


Nominations for the Matt Mumber and Phillip Street Awards now open!

Read on to find out if you know someone eligible for either of these awards. Nominations are due by Oct. 21.


ASCO: Pilot Participants Well-Positioned for Enhancing Oncology Model

Nine outpatient oncology group practices have achieved certification through the new ASCO Patient-Centered Cancer Care Certification pilot, including one in Georgia.


Caris' Precision Oncology Alliance Welcomes Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

Northside joins a growing network of leading cancer centers across the globe that collaborate to advance precision oncology and biomarker-driven research.


COVID-19 was third leading cause of death in the United States in both 2020 and 2021

COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States between March 2020 and October 2021, according to an analysis of national death certificate data by researchers at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The study appears July 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.


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.


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.


Research Trials Saves Lives

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


Biden touts his 'cancer moonshot' on the anniversary of JFK's 'man on the moon' speech

On Sept. 12, President Biden gave a speech at the Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, outlining the progress on his own self-described moonshot: ending cancer.


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.


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.


Four multinational, interdisciplinary teams selected to address major challenges in cancer

The research being conducted by the four selected teams includes investigation of 1) a muscle-wasting condition in cancer patients known as cachexia, 2) the biology of extrachromosomal DNA in cancer 3) new therapies for solid tumors in children, and 4) what triggers normal cells harboring cancer-causing mutations to become tumor cells.


NCI Community Oncology Research Program
Georgia Cancer Control Consortium
Georgia CORE


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.