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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
Nov 29, 2021
By implementing artificial intelligence into cancer care, machine learning tools can detect cancer, assist in decision-making, and recommend treatment approaches. The Georgia Institute of Technology and Ovarian Cancer Institute researchers used machine learning algorithms to determine how their patients would respond to cancer-fighting drugs.
Nov 18, 2021
Lynn gives a message of thanks and a glimpse into what's to come in 2022.
Nov 16, 2021
A multi-institutional team of investigators led by Georgia Tech bioengineer Ankur Singh has developed research tools that shed new light on a virtually untreatable form of prostate cancer, opening a pathway that may lead to novel therapeutics and a glimmer of hope for patients.
Out of hundreds of nominations, 14 oncologists were selected by the Giants of Cancer Care® Steering & Selection Committees to join the prestigious 2021 class, including former Georgia CORE Board member Dr. Walter Curran.
Nov 12, 2021
Now, officials at the Oncology Center of Excellence—an entity within FDA that uses an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to accelerate development of oncology products—are assessing options for enforcement, as well as strategies for ensuring greater diversity in adult trials.
Nov 6, 2021
For Dr. Arfoosh, lung cancer screening, quick referrals and prompt treatment for people with newly diagnosed lung cancer are at the forefront of his daily work.
Nov 5, 2021
The Association of American Cancer Institutes is designing two programs to address systemic underrepresentation of racial and ethnic minority physicians and scientists in leadership positions in oncology.
Nov 4, 2021
New evidence suggests that adding the targeted therapy ibrutinib (Imbruvica) to a standard chemotherapy regimen can improve how long some younger people with a specific form of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) live.
Oct 28, 2021
According to Klobuchar, studies have found that more than one in three adults reported delaying or forgoing health care because of coronavirus-related concerns.
Oct 27, 2021
We couldn’t let Breast Cancer Awareness Month close without lifting up our very own hero in breast cancer care, Dr. Sheryl Gabram-Mendola.
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean for us, who are focused on the care of patients facing a cancer diagnosis? And as we grapple with equity in all sectors, let’s also reflect on cancer health equity with a focus on Hispanics.
Oct 4, 2021
Radiation oncologist Dr. Matthew Mumber shares an essential aspect of cancer care that focuses on the emotional and mental health of patients.
Sep 30, 2021
ACS has committed to a $12 million investment to support four HBCU medical schools with DICR institutional development grants to fund a four-year program that aims to increase the pool of minority cancer researchers by identifying talented students and faculty from HBCUs.
Sep 13, 2021
Most people who develop lung cancer have a history of tobacco smoking, but 10% to 20% of people who develop lung cancer have never smoked. Lung cancer in never smokers occurs more frequently in women and at an earlier age than lung cancer in smokers.
Aug 31, 2021
We previously reported a substantial decline in new cancer diagnosed early in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. This study updates the analysis through March 2021.
Jul 28, 2021
Otis Brawley says he thinks coronavirus vaccine should be mandated like other vaccines in the U.S.
Jun 29, 2021
“This new collaborative space puts our patients’ needs front and center by providing a more cohesive environment with access to both medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology services within steps of each other,” says Charles Nash III, MD, FACP, medical director of NGMC’s Cancer Services and medical oncologist with Longstreet Clinic (and Georgia CORE Board member).
Jun 28, 2021
A new study finds evidence for adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on declines in cancer detection and surgical treatments.
Georgia CORE Board member Dr. Steve McCune is part of the cancer care team at Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers. He joined Sunrise 7 to talk about this treatment option and how it differs from typical treatments, like chemotherapy.
Jun 18, 2021
Georgia CORE Board member Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, has been named executive director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
Jun 17, 2021
CORE talks partnership with Horizons Community Solutions and other initiatives with the Albany Rotary.
Jun 16, 2021
Lynn Durham visited the Rotary Club of Valdosta and gave a presentation on Georgia CORE.
Jun 1, 2021
The pandemic has exposed the unpreparedness of health-care systems, and shined a rare light on Asian minorities globally. Asian minorities face unique and diverse challenges in cancer care; only by recognising and understanding these differences can we improve cancer outcomes for all.
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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation
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.