Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Sep
21
2020
Sep 21, 2020
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Cancer Care and Health Equity in the COVID-19 Era

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cancer Care and Health Equity in the COVID-19 Era
400 N Ingalls
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many health care systems to alter the way they provide services to their communities, embracing substantial changes to their clinical practice. With institutions considering making some of these changes permanent, it is essential to reflect on the implications for vulnerable and underserved patient populations. How will they fare navigating a new system of care increasingly centered on technology and remote services? This webinar is bringing together experts from the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Health System, the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, the Ohio State University, and The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to provide a comprehensive report on the reality of the pandemic from the front lines. Together, they will outline emerging policy implications towards a safe and equitable future for all. What: Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care Webinar – Cancer Care and Health Equity in the COVID-19 Era. Strategies to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care. When: Monday, September 21, 2020 | 2:00-3:00 PM EST Register by: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Cost: The webinar is free for all attendees

Media, News & Events

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

Health Equity: The Urgency of Removing Barriers

This session, the fourth in the Health Equity: The Urgency of Now series, continues the conversation with Dr. Camara Jones in June where she defined the various level of racism and how racism and institutional bias impede health equity. During this session, Dr. Jones will discuss the barriers to achieving health equity and ways to minimize inequities.

 Media & Events 9/16/2020

What’s New in the Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Hodgkin Lymphoma, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Diagnosing, Staging & Grading
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Benefits of Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments to Decrease Your Exposure to COVID-19
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Tele

     Media & Events 9/02/2020

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/

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.

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.

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