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Snellville cancer survivor sees work at Camp Twin Lakes as a way to give back

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.

Georgia CORE publishes revealing report on how Tobacco Master Settlement funds are spent

Dec 19, 2018

In December 2018, Georgia CORE published a policy briefing of the history, purpose, and uses of Georgia’s tobacco settlement.

The Cancer Care Planning and Communications Act

Jun 20, 2018

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Picking a Health Insurance Plan

Jun 20, 2018

Choosing a health insurance plan doesn't have to be confusing.  In this new video, Triage Cancer outlines three key things to consider when choosing the best plan for you!!

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Despite pandemic, Georgia’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program making significant strides

Thanks to funding awarded by the Centers for Disease Control for five-years beginning July 2020, Georgia CORE and Augusta University are partners in the Georgia Colorectal Cancer Control Program, which is increasing CRC screenings in southeast and southwest Georgia.

3/23/2021

Chasing Cancer with Otis Brawley, MD & Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD

Otis Brawley says he thinks coronavirus vaccine should be mandated like other vaccines in the U.S.

8/03/2021

Cancer Center opens in Braselton

“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).

6/29/2021

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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofitthat 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.