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Q&A with Vinings Massage & Wellness’ Cara Thurman on Oncology Massage

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.

Three nonprofits partner to fund new breast cancer research

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.

Healthcare Partnership receives grant to pay for mammograms for women without health insurance

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.

Renowned clinical investigator selected as director for the Georgia Cancer Center

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.

Novel App Uses AI to Guide, Support Cancer Patients at Harbin Clinic

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.

Where do our tobacco settlement dollars go?

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.

University, AU Health sign agreement to work together on cancer treatment

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.

Report: Georgia Ranks 47th Nationwide For Smoking Prevention, Cessation Efforts

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.

Media, News & Events

Announcing the Trailblazers!

Georgia CORE presents the 20 Trailblazers and 26 Innovators who will be recognized in February at Georgia CORE's 20th anniversary gala, "A Toast to the Trailblazers."

12/15/2022

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Georgia CORE's FY22 Annual Report

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11/15/2022

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Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials Summit

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 >>

10/25/2022

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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.