Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

September is Blood, Childhood, Gynecologic, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awareness month.

See all the current cancer clinical trials being offered in Georgia here.

And, learn more about prostate cancer and information you can share to help prevent it among your family and peers through the Center for Disease Control & Prevention.

A letter from Nancy

After 19 years, Nancy announces her resignation as president & CEO of Georgia CORE.

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.

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.

The pandemic and civil rights issues are profoundly interwoven with cancer survivorship

June 2020 will go down in history as a flash point for civil rights while overlaying one of the most significant public health crises in a century. While we focus on these important societal challenges, let us not lose sight of immediate steps we can take now for our health and the health of those in the communities that surround us.

Survivorship Survivorship 6/30/2020

Comparing Community Practice Data in Georgia with the South and U.S.

Georgia CORE's Dr. Hamrick breaks down national data on how COVID-19 has been impacting cancer care in Georgia.

Media & Events 6/25/2020

How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.

New ASCO COVID-19 Registry Aims to Understand Impact on Patients During Pandemic, Inform Future Care

Last week, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry.

Research 4/20/2020

Blood test detects dozens of cancer types, often before symptoms emerge

A novel blood test accurately detected more than 50 types of cancer with a specificity of 99.3%, according to results of the prospective Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study published in Annals of Oncology.

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)...

Survivorship Survivorship 1/15/2020

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020 at a Glance

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer highlights the most important clinical research advances of the past year and identifies priority areas where ASCO believes research efforts should be focused moving forward.

Media & Events 2/12/2020

What is cancer?

You've heard about it all your life. Maybe feared it. Maybe survived it. But do you really know what cancer is?

Health Equity: The Urgency of Removing Barriers

This session, the fourth in the Health Equity: The Urgency of Now series, continues the conversation with Dr. Camara Jones in June where she defined the various level of racism and how racism and institutional bias impede health equity. During this session, Dr. Jones will discuss the barriers to achieving health equity and ways to minimize inequities.

Media & Events 9/16/2020

A Program on Cancer Screenings During COVID-19

Although there is no guaranteed prevention against cancer, regular cancer screenings can play a vital role in detecting cancer or possible recurrence early. Attend this live virtual program to hear Dr. Guilherme Cantuaria discuss the importance of continued cancer screenings during COVID-19.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during this live event.

Managing the Cost of Living with Cancer

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Survivorship Survivorship 9/02/2020

What’s New in the Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Hodgkin Lymphoma, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Diagnosing, Staging & Grading
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Benefits of Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments to Decrease Your Exposure to COVID-19
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Tele

    Media & Events 9/02/2020

Coping with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

  • Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Offers More Treatment Options
  • Diagnostic Testing and Technologies: Why They Are So Important
  • The Role of Precision Medicine in Improving Treatment Decisions
  • Tips to Cope with & Control Symptoms, Side Effects & Pain
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/

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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.