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Dr. Schnell appointed to Commission on Cancer

Aug 19, 2019

Founding Georgia CORE director Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP for being appointed to the Commission on Cancer.

Nominations for the Matt Mumber, MD Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation are Now Open

Jul 23, 2019

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the Matt Mumber, MD Visionary Award for Excellence in Patient Navigation are now open! Named for Dr. Mumber, the award is presented to a person or program that embraces the CPNG values or guiding principles of inclusiveness, collaboration, compassion, and a holistic approach to achieving optimal patient outcomes.

2019 Request for Proposals has been released!

Jul 22, 2019

Georgia CORE is very excited to announce the release of a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Georgia Breast Cancer License Tag (BCLT) Grant Program.

Winship Cancer Institute awarded prestigious Lung Cancer SPORE grant from NCI

Jul 10, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has been awarded a five-year, $9.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study new approaches for lung cancer treatment.

Susan G. Komen Program Continues Financial Assistance for Breast Cancer Treatment

Jul 7, 2019

Susan G. Komen®Greater Atlanta plans to continue to help area residents dealing with breast cancer diagnosis. The Komen Atlanta Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP) will provide financial assistance for local patients dealing with the crippling costs associated with breast cancer treatment, program officials announced.

Q&A with Vinings Massage & Wellness’ Cara Thurman on Oncology Massage

Jun 14, 2019

Cara Thurman is the owner of Vinings Massage & Wellness in Vinings, Georgia. She is trained in providing massage therapy for oncology survivors both during and post treatment. Cara sat down with Georgia CORE’s Program Manager, Katreena Mitchell, to discuss all things related to oncology massage.

Three nonprofits partner to fund new breast cancer research

Jun 13, 2019

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.

Georgia Leads the Way in Passing Nation’s First State Laws to Curb PBM Abuses

Jun 3, 2019

On May 8, 2019, Governor Brian Kemp met with cancer patients, physicians, pharmacists and sponsors to sign two innovative bills that create some of the nation’s first state-based legislation to curb the abusive practices of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs).

Healthcare Partnership receives grant to pay for mammograms for women without health insurance

Mar 7, 2019

Dalton-based Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership has received a $25,000 grant from the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (Georgia CORE) to fund mammograms for women in Whitfield and Murray counties who don't have health insurance.

Renowned clinical investigator selected as director for the Georgia Cancer Center

Mar 1, 2019

Dr. Jorge Cortes, an international leader in clinical research in leukemia who is deputy department chair in the Department of Leukemia in the Division of Cancer Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has been named director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.



Media, News & Events

Nancy Paris talks up Georgia CORE in Metro Atlanta CEO

Metro Atlanta CEO, the leading publication focusing exclusively on business issues in Atlanta, asked Nancy to talk about Georgia CORE's history and mission.

 About Us

5/15/2019

Learn more about the program that funds breast cancer education, screening and treatment to underserved Georgians.

Georgians are encouraged to purchase or renew the Breast Cancer License Tag, the funds from which go to help breast cancer patients in our state.

 About Us

5/20/2019

2019 Request for Proposal has been released!

Awards of up to $50,000 will be made for Treatment Service Projects and for Education, Prevention and Screening Services Projects.

 Screening & Genetics

7/22/2019

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