Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

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What cancer patients, their families and caregivers in Georgia need to know about COVID-19

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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.

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.

Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and Georgia CORE cosponsor luncheon to provide in-depth look at breast cancer disparities in metro Atlanta

Emory University researcher discusses prevalent disparity affecting African American women.

Media & Events 1/22/2020

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

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

OHRP releases video in English and Spanish exploring the basic differences between medical research and medical care

OHRP’s latest informational video -- available in English AND Spanish -- explores the basic differences between medical research and medical care to help potential participants make the right decision for themselves about whether to join a medical research study.

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?

Evidence Grows for One-Dose HPV Vaccination

Another study suggests the number of doses matters less than the age of initiation

Three nonprofits partner to fund new breast cancer research

It’s The Journey, A Cure In Our Lifetime Atlanta, and Georgia CORE are collaborating to strengthen breast cancer research in Georgia through their 2019 Breast Cancer Research Partnership Award.

Media & Events 7/01/2019

The Navigation Balancing Act: Addressing Care of Self and Others Virtual Mini-Conference

The content of this program will address issues faced by oncology navigators when trying to continue to care for patients/clients/families in times of great personal and professional change, stress and uncertainty. The program will include presentations by professionals including the opportunity to discuss shared experiences and problem resolution with other navigators. Providing opportunities to learn new content and suggestions for addressing challenging issues contributes to meeting the pr

Fighting Cancer With Hope Fashion Show

Join FBT on Thursday, September 10, 2020, for our annual “Fighting Cancer with Hope” Fashion Show! We will have lunch at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta and see 15 beautiful cancer patients and survivors modeling the latest Spring fashions from Dillard’s. It’s an afternoon of celebration as we honor cancer patients and survivors in our community. The afternoon will feature a formal, seated lunch, desserts, an exciting silent auction, fashion show, photographic narrative exhibit featuring the

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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.