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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 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








Resources & Education

Paris: Investing in cancer care and prevention would have a high return

Georgia CORE President & CEO Nancy Paris responds in an opinion piece to a recent report released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in which Georgia fared poorly.

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9/03/2019

Georgia CORE

 

Hearts and Minds Dedicated to Improving Cancer Care

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.