WABE: Website shares Georgia cancer information

Experts predict more than 48-thousand Georgians will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Organizers say a new website is designed to better inform cancer patients and their families.

Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education President Nancy Paris says many cancer patients have asked for cancer specialists and if those doctors were using the latest treatments.

“We just realized that we had a lot of information at our fingertips that wasn’t available to the public,” said Paris.

Paris says their website, GeorgiaCancerInfo.org, is different because patients, care givers and others can search for doctors by specialty and location. Paris also says there are now more cancer specialists and centers in Georgia.

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