Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

 

 

 

November is Carcinoid, Lung, Pancreatic and Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. 

Search all resources available in Georgia for these cancers here.

Guest Editorial: A Biden-Harris administration will help sustain our momentum in the fight against cancer

The recent historic election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris provides an exciting opportunity for the cancer research and medical science communities during the next four years to dramatically improve the health of our nation and the world.

11/18/2020

Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

Nancy Paris has served as president and CEO of Georgia CORE since its creation in 2005. At the end of the year, she will be retiring after spending her entire career in healthcare, during which she focused on addressing community health issues including homelessness, HIV/AIDS and rural health.

11/09/2020

Survivors helping others survive

Three women, three cancer survivorship journeys, three missions resulting in nonprofits started to help and support others fighting cancer.

11/03/2020

Survivorship Survivorship

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.

2/12/2020

Media & Events

Racism is a malignancy: Ibram X. Kendi reflects on his cancer experience

After receiving a stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis, author Ibram X. Kendi sought consultation at two hospitals located a mile apart. The first hospital served white and wealthy people. The second treated Blacks and the working class.

11/04/2020

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.

9/23/2020

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.

9/01/2020

Resources & Education

A letter from Nancy

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

9/18/2020

Media & Events

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.

5/13/2020

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.

7/08/2020

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.

6/30/2020

Resources & Education

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.

4/20/2020

Research

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)...

1/15/2020

Media & Events

Health Equity in America. The Past, Present, and the Future

Join us for a conversation with award-winning journalist Linda Villarosa and Leandris Liburd, Ph.D., CDC’s associate director for minority health and health equity. The pandemic illuminated racial disparities in COVID-19 related deaths, with Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous populations dying at more than double the rates of whites. But, health disparities are not new. From life expectancy to cancer, heart

11/23/2020

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.

10/06/2020

Media & Events

NCI Community Oncology Research Program
Georgia Cancer Control Consortium
Georgia CORE

 

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.