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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.
Eight organizations across the state have been awarded grants totaling $400,000 for breast cancer education, screening and treatment for underserved Georgians.
Recent developments in breast cancer show a 'dramatic' survival increase with CDK4/6 inhibitor, new settings for immunotherapy, and PFS gain with AKT inhibitor.
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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