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Grants Awarded to Georgia CORE Partners

2019

  • Lynn Rabun, an Oncology Navigator at Redmond Regional Medical Center, is the recipient of the 2019 Matt Mumber, MD, Visionary Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation. Learn more about the award and past winners.
  • Georgia CORE, in partnership with It’s The Journey and A Cure In Our Lifetime Atlanta has awarded the 2019 Breast Cancer Research Partnership Award. Through an equal contribution from each partner, a $100,000 grant was awarded to Dr. Veena Rao, Morehouse School of Medicine for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research.SORH Logo 
  • Through the Breast Cancer License Program, $400,000 was awarded by Georgia CORE to eight organizations: Winning a grant of $50,000 each, the 2019 Breast Cancer License Tag Fund Awardees are Horizons Community Solutions, Albany; Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta; Susan G. Komen, Atlanta; Meadows Regional Medical Center, Vidalia; Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Atlanta; East Georgia Cancer Coalition, Athens; West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition, Columbus; and YWCA of Greater Atlanta. Learn more about the impact of $3.5 million in grants awarded jointly by Georgia CORE and the State Office of Rural Health since 2013.

 

Georgia CORE Awards & Recognition

2019

President Nancy Paris received the Nikki T. Randall Servant Leader Award from the Georgia Legislative Women's Caucus. Senate Resolution 347 recognizes Nancy for her leadership and many achievements in the health care field.

Since our genetic testing program started in 2012, Georgia CORE has screened 18,840 women, and thousands more through the use of online screening tools. Through the process, the team identified 1,000 patients to be positive, followed up with 800, and still work with 375 of those women actively. For these results as well as her work on credentialing for genetics nurses, Alice Kerber received the President’s Award from the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.

2018

National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program Platinum Certificate of Excellence was awarded to Georgia NCORP for exceptional achievement in patient enrollments in treatment and cancer control trials from August 2017 to June 2018.

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Partnership awards $100,000 for breast cancer research

Georgia CORE, in partnership with It’s The Journey and A Cure In Our Lifetime Atlanta has awarded a $100,000 grant to Dr. Veena Rao, Morehouse School of Medicine for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research.

10/17/2019

Recent Developments in Breast Cancer Show Survival Increase

Recent developments in breast cancer show a 'dramatic' survival increase with CDK4/6 inhibitor, new settings for immunotherapy, and PFS gain with AKT inhibitor.

9/24/2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Breast Cancer License Tag Awards!

Eight organizations across the state have been awarded grants totaling $400,000 for breast cancer education, screening and treatment for underserved Georgians.

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10/24/2019

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Hearts and Minds Dedicated to Improving Cancer Care

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.