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Disparities in Cancer Care: Do You Know the Facts?

May 23, 2023

People of color can face many healthcare disparities. Knowing what those are —and how to navigate them — can help you reduce potential bias in your own care.

Medical College of Georgia plans full Savannah campus, hoping to address area's doctor shortage

May 22, 2023

The planned four-year campus would become only the city's second full-fledged medical school.

If you're 40, it's time to start mammograms, according to new guidelines

May 9, 2023

New draft recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force urges all women to get screened every other year, starting at age 40.

Georgia CORE awards second Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant

May 1, 2023

Georgia CORE has awarded Dr. Susan N. Thomas, Woodruff Associate Professor at Georgia Tech and Dr. Sarwish Rafiq, Assistant Professor at Emory University a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.

New Georgia law could make it easier for cancer patients to get access to personalized cancer care

Apr 24, 2023

Gov. Brian Kemp will soon decide whether to sign off on a bill that could give cancer patients in Georgia better access to biomarker testing. Doctors say these tissue or blood tests allow them to choose the cancer treatment that could be most effective for their patient.

University Cancer and Blood Center announces August opening of comprehensive cancer treatment center

Apr 17, 2023

The new center will offer a fully integrated approach to cancer care with convenient access and will be the first of its kind in the region.

Georgia House Bill 85 to revolutionize cancer treatment

Mar 21, 2023

Bill supporting biomarker testing that Georgia CORE's Lynn CORE testified for is on its way to the governor for signature.

Colorectal cancer is rising among Gen X, Y & Z. Here are 5 ways to protect yourself

Mar 21, 2023

"Colorectal cancer is rapidly shifting to diagnosis at a younger age," conclude the authors of an American Cancer Society report released this month.

Georgia CORE honors 20 “Trailblazers” in cancer care

Mar 8, 2023

Honorees were recognized at a gala celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary.

South Georgia Medical Center doctor recognized as cancer treatment innovator

Mar 7, 2023

Dr. Samuel Ofori was recognized as one of 26 cancer innovators in Georgia by the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education.

Phoebe physicians recognized for advancements in cancer care

Mar 6, 2023

Three Phoebe Cancer Center physicians were recognized recently for their contributions to the advancement of cancer care in Georgia.

Colorectal cancer doesn’t just affect people over 50

Mar 6, 2023

What you can learn from experts and Sarah Broadus, who was diagnosed at 36

Northside expanding cancer program with new MRI-guided radiation therapy

Jan 6, 2023

The new radiation therapy system is unique in that it has a built-in MRI, which can capture multiple images every second.

Georgia CORE wins $220,000 grant to support minority prostate cancer study

Jan 5, 2023

Georgia CORE has received Advancing Cancer Treatment's Community Engagement Grant for $220,000 to help recruit and provide navigation services for participation in the Prostate Cancer PROMISE study.

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This was the year: Georgia CORE's FY22 Annual Report

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Georgia CORE releases report from 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. In February 2023, Georgia CORE issued a report with a recap and actions steps. Download the report >>


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