Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

 

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Please visit our Facebook page all month for tips and information. And tell 10 friends about the Breast Cancer License Tag program!

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN BREAST CANCER SURVIVORSHIP: Engaging a National Healthcare Forum for Change

This virtual forum will address critical disparity in breast cancer outcomes and survivorship in Black women. Georgia CORE is an in-kind sponsor.

A letter from Nancy

After 19 years, Nancy announces her resignation as president & CEO of Georgia CORE.

Breast cancer research expert (virtual) panel informative and eye-opening

Representing diverse backgrounds in engineering, biology, medical oncology, and pharmacy, the panelists explored the current state of their respective breast cancer research and its impact on treatment for more than 40 attendees who were able to ask questions of the researchers.

Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.

The pandemic and civil rights issues are profoundly interwoven with cancer survivorship

June 2020 will go down in history as a flash point for civil rights while overlaying one of the most significant public health crises in a century. While we focus on these important societal challenges, let us not lose sight of immediate steps we can take now for our health and the health of those in the communities that surround us.

Survivorship Survivorship 6/30/2020

Comparing Community Practice Data in Georgia with the South and U.S.

Georgia CORE's Dr. Hamrick breaks down national data on how COVID-19 has been impacting cancer care in Georgia.

Media & Events 6/25/2020

How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.

New ASCO COVID-19 Registry Aims to Understand Impact on Patients During Pandemic, Inform Future Care

Last week, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry.

Research 4/20/2020

Blood test detects dozens of cancer types, often before symptoms emerge

A novel blood test accurately detected more than 50 types of cancer with a specificity of 99.3%, according to results of the prospective Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study published in Annals of Oncology.

GC3 Survivorship Advocacy Council looking for members

Every year cancer impacts the lives of thousands of Georgians. In fact, cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in our state. Whether coping with a diagnosis, undergoing treatment, providing oncology care, supporting a loved one or searching for a cure, there is support available for organizations and individuals through the Georgia Cancer Control Consortium (GC3)...

Survivorship Survivorship 1/15/2020

Guest Editorial: COVID-19 threatens to increase cancer mortality

The pandemic could potentially reverse a decades-long downward trend in cancer mortality. We must not let this happen.

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020 at a Glance

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer highlights the most important clinical research advances of the past year and identifies priority areas where ASCO believes research efforts should be focused moving forward.

Media & Events 2/12/2020

What is cancer?

You've heard about it all your life. Maybe feared it. Maybe survived it. But do you really know what cancer is?

Transforming Cancer Care: Developing a Personalized Approach to Survivorship Care

Working and learning about survivorship. 

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2021 Atlanta Precision Oncology Symposium

This one-day continuing education program will focus on current approaches to integrating and applying precision medicine into managing patients with breast, lung and genitourinary malignancies.

Medical Cannabis with Jenn Michelle Pedini of Virginia NORML

You may have heard about the changing rules and regulations around medical cannabis in Virginia, but how does someone actually get it? Jenn Michelle Pedini will give the audience an overview of how to access this resource.

Sexuality and Breast Cancer

It’s an important topic, but one that many breast cancer patients and survivors struggle talking about. Dr. MeLanie Modjoros will talk with the audience about the purpose of sex and how to move forward after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Treatment Updates in Metastatic Breast Cancer and Patient Resources

There has been a lot of research in metastatic breast cancer over the last few years, and Dr. Emily Bellavance from the Virginia Cancer Institute will give the audience a brief overview of the progress. We also know that the rest of life doesn’t stop with a cancer diagnosis, and sometimes patients need help navigating some of the practical, financial, and legal aspects of cancer. Casey Young from CancerLINC will provide some information about the organization’s resources that are available t

Beating Cancer Beautifully

Applications are due by October 5th.

All BCB Beauties (applicants) will be notified October 12th.

Media & Events 9/30/2020

Coping with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

  • Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Offers More Treatment Options
  • Diagnostic Testing and Technologies: Why They Are So Important
  • The Role of Precision Medicine in Improving Treatment Decisions
  • Tips to Cope with & Control Symptoms, Side Effects & Pain
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/

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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.