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Jose Tongol

Jose Tongol, MD


Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Jose Tongol, MD

Jose Tongol


Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Dr. Jose Tongol is a hematologist in Albany, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phoebe North and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Manila Central University College of Medicine, completed his residency at Woodhill Medical / New York City Hospital and his fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tongol has been in practice for more than 20 years. His clinical interests include stem cell transplants, leukemia and lymphoma and he has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO).

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Racism is a malignancy: Ibram X. Kendi reflects on his cancer experience

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.


Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GASCO encourages all our members and members of the survivorship community to view the new video produced by the Medical Association of Georgia as the November offering of their "Top Docs" program.


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Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Lynn Durham has been named the new president and CEO of Georgia CORE. Durham, currently Georgia Tech vice president for institute relations, will replace Nancy Paris, who has led Georgia CORE since its inception and is retiring.



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The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.


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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.


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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.