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Early in 2020, Georgia CORE published a report to answer the question:
How can we leverage Georgia’s annual tobacco settlement funds to save more Georgians from cancer?
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The recent historic election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris provides an exciting opportunity for the cancer research and medical science communities during the next four years to dramatically improve the health of our nation and the world.
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.
Three women, three cancer survivorship journeys, three missions resulting in nonprofits started to help and support others fighting cancer.
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.
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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.
The pandemic could potentially reverse a decades-long downward trend in cancer mortality. We must not let this happen.
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.
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After 19 years, Nancy announces her resignation as president & CEO of Georgia CORE.
Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.
The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.
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.
Last week, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry.
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)...
Join us for a conversation with award-winning journalist Linda Villarosa and Leandris Liburd, Ph.D., CDC’s associate director for minority health and health equity. The pandemic illuminated racial disparities in COVID-19 related deaths, with Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous populations dying at more than double the rates of whites. But, health disparities are not new. From life expectancy to cancer, heart
This one-day continuing education program will focus on current approaches to integrating and applying precision medicine into managing patients with breast, lung and genitourinary malignancies.
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.