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Frederick Schnell

Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP

Board Chief Medical Officer

Medical Director

Community Oncology Alliance

Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP

Frederick Schnell

Board Chief Medical Officer

Medical Director

Community Oncology Alliance

Dr. Frederick Schnell led the development and incorporation of the Georgia Center for Oncology Research & Education. He was the founding chair of the Georgia CORE Board of Directors and served on the executive committee through 2008.

Dr. Schnell brings the physician perspective and practice management experience to his role as Medical Director of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA). He is helping community oncology practices address the future of oncology payment reform. The rapidly changing landscape of cancer care delivery in the United States demands insight like his to craft the future strategies for community oncology.

Board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Schnell practiced for 34 years at Central Georgia Cancer Care where he served as CEO. His primary focus areas related to breast and genitourinary cancer.

Dr. Schnell earned his Doctor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed a residency and fellowship at Emory University. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Schnell’s research interests include medical oncology and breast, lung and gastrointestinal cancer. He serves as the principal investigator at his site for clinical trials conducted in collaboration with academic, industry, and National Cancer Institute Cooperative Groups. He is a past president of GASCO and was instrumental in the development of the Central Georgia Regional Program of Excellence. Dr. Schnell is past chair of COA and a recipient of the ASCO community research award.

About Us

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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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.

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.

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