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TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation celebrates 20 years, executive director reflects on impacts

Jul 8, 2024

TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is marking 20 years of providing essential survivorship services designed to enhance the quality of life for breast cancer patients of all backgrounds, including men, facing a myriad of challenges in their respective journeys to a full recovery. 

Cancer Survivors Honored During National Cancer Survivors Month

Jun 25, 2024

WNEG News sat down with Angie Caton, Assistant Nurse Manager with Northeast Georgia Medical Center Cancer Services to talk about the month-long recognition and the work of Georgia CORE and GC3 to support Georgia's survivors.

Georgia CORE is expanding our team

May 21, 2024

Georgia CORE is looking to fill the position of a part-time Chief Medical Officer.

Spread awareness about cancer survivorship needs

May 16, 2024

For National Cancer Survivor Month, Georgia CORE and GC3's Survivorship Working Group are highlighting the needs of cancer survivors through an awareness campaign.

FDA approves self-collection screening for virus that causes cervical cancer

May 15, 2024

FDA has moved to expand screening for potentially lethal cervical cancer by allowing women to collect test samples themselves.

Georgia CORE awards Cancer Research Fund grant to two teams

May 10, 2024

In its third award cycle, the Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant provides seed funding for a cancer research project that involves two or more Georgia institutions or organizations that will collaborate on new research. The funding is made up of donations from Georgia tax filers who make a quick and easy indication on their GA 500 forms.

State of Georgia commends East Georgia Healthcare Center for its commitment to colorectal cancer screening

Apr 24, 2024

EGHC joins Georgia CORE and partners in urging Southeast Georgians to “Stay ahead of Colon Cancer”

Alabama embryo ruling may have devastating effect on cancer patients

Feb 25, 2024

Cancer patients concerned about their fertility and oncologists are expressing shock and anxiety about the recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos are considered children under the law.

Georgia CORE presents Matt Mumber and Phillip Street awards

Feb 23, 2024

Debbie Bickes of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute won the Matthew Mumber MD Award for Excellence in Cancer Patient Navigation, and BRIDGE Community has been awarded the Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award. 

Why Are Women Who Never Smoked Getting Lung Cancer?

Feb 8, 2024

Why are women much more likely than men to get lung cancer if they never smoked?

Georgia CORE to support new trials network

Feb 7, 2024

An Emory-led, LLS-funded cancer clinical trials network will increase access for blood cancer patients across the state.

Cancer patients get better coverage, care in states that expand Medicaid, study says

Jan 14, 2024

Cancer patients who have health insurance coverage fare better after a new diagnosis than those who are uninsured.

Phoebe Cancer Center leader named co-chair of national advocacy group

Jan 14, 2024

Ursula Mathis-Dennis, the director of quality, comprehensive programs and services for Phoebe Putney Health System’s Oncology Service Line, has been named the co-chair of the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO) Administrators’ Association for the 2024-2026 term.

Piedmont announces launch of new cancer research center

Jan 3, 2024

Piedmont healthcare system announced the launch of the Piedmont Breakthrough Treatment Center this week.

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Georgia CORE is expanding our team

Georgia CORE is looking to fill the position of a part-time Chief Medical Officer.


Georgia CORE awards Cancer Research Fund grant to two teams

Georgia CORE has awarded two teams a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.


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