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Research Trials Saves Lives

2/28/2022, Kay Yow Cancer Fund

In February, Georgia CORE's President & CEO Lynn Durham was asked to speak about her experience as a three-time cancer survivor for Kickin it Forward, a podcast produced by the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. She shared how clinical trials are why she is alive today.

Lynn was recently introducted to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund because Georgia CORE, along with It's The Journey, East Georgia Cancer Coalition and other partners promoted and participated in last month's Play4Kay basketball game at Georgia Tech in honor of all breast cancer survivors. Play4Kay is a national program by the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to support innovative ways to fight all cancers impacting women and is named for former North Carolina State University women’s basketball coach Kay Yow, who fought breast cancer for 22 years before passing away in 2009. Breast cancer survivors and their families attended the game and a pregame reception free of cost. This Play4Kay game also highlighted support for Tech's own women’s basketball associate head coach, Tasha Butts, who was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer last year.

Listen to the podcast featuring Lynn.

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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.