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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.
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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.