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Petros Nikolinakos

Petros Nikolinakos, MD, CPI

Medical Onocologist

University Cancer and Blood Center

Petros Nikolinakos, MD, CPI

Petros Nikolinakos

Medical Onocologist

University Cancer and Blood Center

Petros Nikolinakos is a Board certified medical oncologist in private practice at University Cancer and Blood Center and on the medical staff of Athens Regional Hospital. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary, completed his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and his residency in Internal Medicine at John H Stronger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. He served as Chief Medical Resident at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Nikolinakos is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and has served as an investigator on Georgia CORE sponsored studies. In 2013 he accepted the ASCO Clinical Trials Participation Award of the Conquer Cancer Foundation.

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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.



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.


Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

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.