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Oct 19, 2019
Hospitals facing shortage of cancer-fighting drug necessary for kids' treatment, forcing physicians to make difficult decisions about who will get what amounts of it they have left.
Oct 9, 2019
Northside Hospital Forsyth has a new system to help expand radiation therapy services at the hospital’s cancer institute.
Oct 3, 2019
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Sep 27, 2019
In an unprecedented use of real-world data, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Flatiron Health have determined that oncologists are responding quickly to label restrictions announced by FDA.
Sep 24, 2019
Recent developments in breast cancer show a 'dramatic' survival increase with CDK4/6 inhibitor, new settings for immunotherapy, and PFS gain with AKT inhibitor.
Sep 23, 2019
There is little a person can do to prevent it, and there is nothing comparable to mammography or colonoscopy to screen for it when it is most amenable to cure.
Sep 22, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
For starters, the symptoms are way too easy to ignore.
Sep 19, 2019
Sep 17, 2019
NIH and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities recently awarded a $10.6 million renewal grant to the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.
Sep 16, 2019
Cancer fight of 6-year-old daughter of company exec helped inspire generous gift
Sep 3, 2019
Georgia CORE President & CEO Nancy Paris responds in an opinion piece to a recent report released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in which Georgia fared poorly.
Aug 19, 2019
Founding Georgia CORE director Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP for being appointed to the Commission on Cancer.
Aug 1, 2019
Georgia fares poorly when it comes to implementing laws and policies aimed at preventing and treating cancer, according to a report released Thursday by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network.
Jul 29, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has been awarded a five-year, $9.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study new approaches for lung cancer treatment.
Jun 14, 2019
Cara Thurman is the owner of Vinings Massage & Wellness in Vinings, Georgia. She is trained in providing massage therapy for oncology survivors both during and post treatment. Cara sat down with Georgia CORE’s Program Manager, Katreena Mitchell, to discuss all things related to oncology massage.
Jun 13, 2019
It’s The Journey, A Cure In Our Lifetime Atlanta, and Georgia CORE are collaborating to strengthen breast cancer research in Georgia through their 2019 Breast Cancer Research Partnership Award.
Jun 3, 2019
On May 8, 2019, Governor Brian Kemp met with cancer patients, physicians, pharmacists and sponsors to sign two innovative bills that create some of the nation’s first state-based legislation to curb the abusive practices of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs).
Apr 25, 2019
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Mar 7, 2019
Dalton-based Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership has received a $25,000 grant from the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (Georgia CORE) to fund mammograms for women in Whitfield and Murray counties who don't have health insurance.
Mar 1, 2019
Dr. Jorge Cortes, an international leader in clinical research in leukemia who is deputy department chair in the Department of Leukemia in the Division of Cancer Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has been named director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.
Feb 25, 2019
Feb 16, 2019
Artificial Intelligence is helping to guide and support some 50 breast cancer patients in rural Georgia through a novel mobile application that gives them personalized recommendations on everything from side effects to insurance.
Feb 7, 2019
Twenty years ago, Georgia and 45 other states reached an agreement with tobacco companies that settled all future claims against the firms about smoking. A major goal of the pact was to reduce cigarette smoking in the nation.
Jan 21, 2019
University Hospital and AU Medical Center have an agreement to partner on some outpatient cancer services, with the goal of boosting Augusta University’s Georgia Cancer Center into a nationally recognized status it has sought for years.
Jan 9, 2019
Tobacco use is the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the United States, and while e-cigarettes are marketed as tools to help smokers quit, public health advocates fear they may be getting a new generation hooked.
Dec 25, 2018
With a childhood that included two bouts with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Mikaela “KB” Beck is all too familiar with the ravages of cancer. Fortunately, she’s also more than familiar with the healing influence of Camp Twin Lakes, which this year commemorated its 25th anniversary.
Dec 19, 2018
In December 2018, Georgia CORE published a policy briefing of the history, purpose, and uses of Georgia’s tobacco settlement.
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.
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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