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Georgia Cancer Organizations

Gentiva Home Health

is a hospice house in Columbus, GA that provides inpatient care. Social Workers, RN's, and CNA's provide physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support to individuals with a life limiting illness. Bereavement support is also given to family members up to one year; more bereavement support is available if needed.
(706) 321-6620
http://www.gentiva.com

Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (GBCCF)

was formed by individuals who came together for a common cause to fight to eliminate breast cancer for the future generations. The organization's mission is to educate local, state and national legislators and the public about all aspects of breast cancer: the importance of early detection, lifestyle changes, treatment and research; to advocate at the state and national levels for increased breast cancer research funding, health care reform and breast cancer legislation that will be of benefit to all; and to eradicate breast cancer.
(404) 633-6499
http://www.gabcc.org

Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (Georgia CORE)

is an independent, non-profit organization working to improve cancer care in Georgia by strengthening clinical research throughout the state. Georgia CORE is a novel collaboration of clinicians, scientists, educators, public health practitioners and those affected by cancer.
(404) 523-8735
http://www.georgiacore.org

Georgia Legal Aid

GeorgiaLegalAid.org is a joint project of Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. and the Georgia Legal Services Program. The project is powered by Pro Bono Net, funded by Legal Services Corporation and the Georgia Access to Justice Project and produced in cooperation with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and legal service organizations and government agencies throughout Georgia and the United States. Our goal is to provide the public with easy Internet access to basic legal information and legal resources in Georgia.
sreif@glsp.org
https://dph.georgia.gov/cancer-aid

Georgia Legal Services Program

is a statewide non-profit law firm serving 154 counties in Georgia outside the five-county metropolitan Atlanta area, which are served by the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) has offices in Albany, Athens, Augusta, Brunswick/Waycross, Columbus, Dalton, Piedmont, Gainesville, Macon, Savannah, and Valdosta. GLSP also has a Farmworker Rights Division in Atlanta which serves migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state. Each office is responsible for serving clients in its home county and surrounding counties. Staff attorneys and paralegals ride circuit to two or more counties each, seeing clients at welfare offices, courthouses, local social service agencies, libraries or other locations. Every office has a toll-free number which facilitates access by clients.
800-498-9469
http://www.glsp.org

Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA)

an organization designed to increase awareness and educate Georgia's women and their families as well as the healthcare community about risks, symptoms, and treatment of ovarian cancer leading to earlier detection. GOCA serves the metropolitan Atlanta area with public outreach programs and fundraising events and is working to expand statewide outreach.
(404) 255-1337
http://www.gaovariancancer.org

Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition

is a non-profit organization founded by representatives from various prostate cancer support groups in the Metro-Atlanta area. Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition is a coalition partner with the National Prostate Cancer Coalition (NPCC) and a member of the National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions. The organization's mission is to increase prostate cancer awareness, advocacy and information exchange.
(404) 448-3127
http://www.georgiapcc.org

Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO)

is a nationally respected state professional society of physicians, practice administrators and affiliated healthcare professionals concerned with clinical oncology. GASCO is committed to serving the needs of oncology providers in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality of compassionate cancer care.
(770) 951-1018
http://www.gasco.us

Glory, Hope & Life

Through our combined efforts, Glory, Hope & Life provides a single entity with a Board of Directors dedicated to maximizing our volunteer activities and resources. Together, Glory, Hope & Life continues to work locally to provide opportunities and support for cancer patients, families and caregivers. By joining forces, Glory, Hope & Life will continue to compassionately care for the needs of cancer patients and their families in Northeast Georgia. Whether it’s providing a wig when cancer treatment changes your appearance, guidance for family members in what lies ahead, or a vacation for those needing a respite from their cancer journey, Glory, Hope & Life is there to offer support at every turn in the road.
(770) 533-4705
https://www.gloryhopelife.org/








Resources & Education

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

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

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.