Georgia's Online Cancer Information Center

Aug 26, 2020

Straight Talk: Breast Cancer Research Highlights and Hopes

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Straight Talk: Breast Cancer Research Highlights and Hopes
Georgia CORE and It's The Journey
Zoom Conference

In partnership with It's The Journey, Georgia CORE has assembled a unique gathering of breast cancer researchers funded by both organizations representing diverse backgrounds in engineering, biology, medical oncology, pharmacy. The discussion panel will explore the current state of breast cancer research and its impact on treatment. Moderated by Georgia CORE's Nancy Paris, panelists are Ritu Aneja, PhD, Professor and Director of Graduate Program, Biology, Georgia State University; Cheryl Gomillion, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Materials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Georgia; Adam Marcus, PhD, Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Associate Director for Basic Research and Shared Resources, Emory University; Mandi Murph, PhD,  Associate Professor Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Georgia.

Media, News & Events

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.


 Media & Events

Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Lynn Durham has been named the new president and CEO of Georgia CORE. Durham, currently Georgia Tech vice president for institute relations, will replace Nancy Paris, who has led Georgia CORE since its inception and is retiring.



Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GASCO encourages all our members and members of the survivorship community to view the new video produced by the Medical Association of Georgia as the November offering of their "Top Docs" program.


 Screening & Genetics

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.


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.


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.


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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.