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Sep 30, 2022
Some of the brightest medical minds from across the Peach State met at Mercer to discuss ways to get more people to participate in cancer clinical trials.
Sep 16, 2022
Cancer survivors face the financial burdens of treatment long after recovery.
Sep 12, 2022
On Sept. 12, President Biden gave a speech at the Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, outlining the progress on his own self-described moonshot: ending cancer.
Sep 9, 2022
Sep 6, 2022
Read on to find out if you know someone eligible for either of these awards. Nominations are due by Nov. 1.
Aug 25, 2022
Georgia Tech's Ankur Singh and Emory's Jean Koff want to understand what's happening at the biomolecular to create cancer disparities.
Aug 4, 2022
Atlanta Oncology Associates in Hawkinsville and Lake Oconee is now part of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute.
Jul 22, 2022
Nine outpatient oncology group practices have achieved certification through the new ASCO Patient-Centered Cancer Care Certification pilot, including one in Georgia.
Jul 21, 2022
Northside joins a growing network of leading cancer centers across the globe that collaborate to advance precision oncology and biomarker-driven research.
Jul 19, 2022
COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States between March 2020 and October 2021, according to an analysis of national death certificate data by researchers at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The study appears July 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Jul 14, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
Recently, Georgia CORE interviewed Sable Fleming, our Georgia Colorectal Cancer Control Program (GCRCCP) liaison at one of partner organizations, East Georgia Healthcare Clinic.
Jun 16, 2022
The research being conducted by the four selected teams includes investigation of 1) a muscle-wasting condition in cancer patients known as cachexia, 2) the biology of extrachromosomal DNA in cancer 3) new therapies for solid tumors in children, and 4) what triggers normal cells harboring cancer-causing mutations to become tumor cells.
May 26, 2022
On May 9, Georgia’s Distinguished Cancer Scholars gathered for the first time since the program was discontinued more than a decade ago.
Given annually by the board, the award will recognize an individual or partnership that has contributed exceptional service to Georgia’s cancer community.
May 19, 2022
A large epidemiologic study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, and the findings appeared May 19 in JAMA Oncology.
May 2, 2022
Just in time for Cancer Research Month, Georgia CORE has awarded a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant for $100,000 from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.
Apr 15, 2022
The Rollins Immediate Care Center of Winship at Emory University Hospital bridges the gap between the cancer center and the emergency room by providing acute care for Winship patients experiencing cancer-related symptoms that require immediate medical care.
Apr 10, 2022
A cancer survivorship training program that provides free personal training to support Columbus cancer survivors resumed April 4 after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 5, 2022
American Oncology Network and Low Country Cancer Care expand to Waycross, Georgia with the opening of new office.
Mar 18, 2022
Throughout her early cancer journey battling breast and kidney cancer at the Health System, Clarke received radiation treatments and immunotherapy at their Infusion Care Center and was seen regularly by Timothy A. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., board-certified radiation oncologist and medical director of CyberKnife Services. When her kidney cancer metastasized to her brain, however, Clarke was relieved to discover that she was a perfect candidate for the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System.
“Because of Alicia’s thoroughness, her attention to detail and the advanced technology available at the Camden Campus, Alicia was able to find that tumor early, which ultimately, saved my life,” says Lisa.
Mar 9, 2022
Delaware's Screening for Life program will pay for all cancer screenings and, if cancer is found, will also cover up to two years of treatment — even for residents who are undocumented, have no insurance or earn up to 6.5 times the federal poverty rate.
Feb 28, 2022
Lynn Durham shares her cancer journey on the podcast, Kickin' it Forward.
A study of 73 million people found cancer patients were at five times higher risk of infection compared to those without cancer, according to the report. But Black patients with breast or prostate cancer were at five times higher risk for infection than white patients with the same cancers, the study found.
Feb 16, 2022
The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion has opened a new cancer treatment center in Statesboro, furthering St. Joseph’s/Candler’s mission to bring oncology services closer to where people live.
Feb 14, 2022
Are you a part of an organization providing cancer and survivorship care in Georgia? Fill out our survey to expand our network and help survivors reach resources around the state.
Feb 10, 2022
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers and the leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women in the United States. This screening is aimed at early detection of non-small cell lung cancer.
Feb 4, 2022
High housing costs, frequent moves and homelessness are higher among cancer survivors and can negatively affect their long-term care, according to a new study.
Feb 3, 2022
In 2016, Congress authorized $1.8 billion in funding for the government's moonshot initiative over seven years. There's $410 million left for the next two fiscal years.
Jan 29, 2022
Approximately 4% of cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2020 can be attributed to alcohol consumption, according to a new WHO report.
Jan 21, 2022
As you venture away from Georgia’s core urban areas, the incidence of cervical cancer grows. For Black women, especially in Georgia’s rural counties, that cancer claims lives disproportionately.
Dec 23, 2021
A diet rich in fiber may help some people being treated for melanoma respond to immunotherapy treatment by influencing the gut microbiome, according to a new study led by researchers at the Center for Cancer Research at NCI.
Dec 21, 2021
Jorge E. Cortes, MD, of Georgia CORE's partner Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, has been an investigative leader for nearly 30 years in the development of numerous leukemia treatments.
Dec 18, 2021
A colleague describes Dr. Nagla Abdel Karim’s exemplary compassion for patients with lung cancer and how she works hard to increase representation in cancer clinical trials. Dr. Karim is at Georgia Cancer Center in Augusta, one of Georgia CORE's partner cancer centers.
Dec 15, 2021
Center for Global Health Innovation leases large space in Midtown tower.
Dec 14, 2021
Georgia’s cancer registry system allows for more efficient and comprehensive collection of cancer-related data.
Dec 13, 2021
A study has shown that interventions that pair community-based health workers with low-income and minority patients with cancer improve quality of life, reduce use of acute care, and may offer more effective and sustainable ways to foster equitable management of cancer, according to new research.
Dec 8, 2021
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a hospital chain with a facility in suburban Atlanta, has agreed to be acquired by the California-based nonprofit system City of Hope, the organizations announced Wednesday.
Dec 7, 2021
Northside Cancer Institute will be first in Georgia to offer MRI-guided radiation therapy system.
Dec 3, 2021
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On Sept. 30, Georgia's cancer experts shared advice and experiences with oncology providers, patient navigators and research managers - all to provide new ways to diversify participation in clinical trials. See scenes from the summit >>
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Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.