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8th Annual Matt Mumber, M.D. Visionary Award

Jan 3, 2022

Nominations are now open for the Matt Mumber Visionary Award.

Adaptation Is Key to Advancing Care for Adult Patients With Leukemia

Dec 21, 2021

Jorge E. Cortes, MD, of Georgia CORE's partner Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, has been an investigative leader for nearly 30 years in the development of numerous leukemia treatments.

A Physician-Scientist With a Huge Heart for Patients With Lung Cancer

Dec 18, 2021

A colleague describes Dr. Nagla Abdel Karim’s exemplary compassion for patients with lung cancer and how she works hard to increase representation in cancer clinical trials. Dr. Karim is at Georgia Cancer Center in Augusta, one of Georgia CORE's partner cancer centers.

Northside Hospital Chooses MRIdian System to Expand Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment Services

Dec 7, 2021

Northside Cancer Institute will be first in Georgia to offer MRI-guided radiation therapy system.

Greetings of gratitude from our president

Nov 18, 2021

Lynn gives a message of thanks and a glimpse into what's to come in 2022.

Georgia CORE has our own breast cancer care hero!

Oct 27, 2021

We couldn’t let Breast Cancer Awareness Month close without lifting up our very own hero in breast cancer care, Dr. Sheryl Gabram-Mendola.

Georgia CORE loses a friend

Oct 18, 2021

Georgia CORE mourns the loss of board member, legal counsel, and friend, Phillip Street.

Complete cancer care for the whole person

Oct 4, 2021

Radiation oncologist Dr. Matthew Mumber shares an essential aspect of cancer care that focuses on the emotional and mental health of patients.

Cancer Center opens in Braselton

Jun 29, 2021

“This new collaborative space puts our patients’ needs front and center by providing a more cohesive environment with access to both medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology services within steps of each other,” says Charles Nash III, MD, FACP, medical director of NGMC’s Cancer Services and medical oncologist with Longstreet Clinic (and Georgia CORE Board member).

Research brings hope for lung cancer treatment options

Jun 28, 2021

Georgia CORE Board member Dr. Steve McCune is part of the cancer care team at Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers. He joined Sunrise 7 to talk about this treatment option and how it differs from typical treatments, like chemotherapy.

Winship Cancer Institute Names Ramalingam as New Executive Director

Jun 18, 2021

Georgia CORE Board member Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, has been named executive director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

‘Let other people help you’: Three-time cancer survivor talks journey, bouts with cancer

Jun 17, 2021

CORE talks partnership with Horizons Community Solutions and other initiatives with the Albany Rotary.

CORE presents to Rotary

Jun 16, 2021

Lynn Durham visited the Rotary Club of Valdosta and gave a presentation on Georgia CORE.

Despite pandemic, Georgia’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program making significant strides

Mar 23, 2021

Thanks to funding awarded by the Centers for Disease Control for five-years beginning July 2020, Georgia CORE and Augusta University are partners in the Georgia Colorectal Cancer Control Program, which is increasing CRC screenings in southeast and southwest Georgia.

Equify Health Gets $750,000 Genentech Grant with Emory School of Medicine

Feb 18, 2021

Equify Health announces today that it was awarded a $750,000 grant from Genentech, in collaboration with Emory School of Medicine, to develop a groundbreaking platform to advance cancer health equity.

Northside BMT Program ‘significantly’ exceeds expected survival for 12th consecutive year

Feb 16, 2021

For a 12th consecutive year, The Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at Northside Hospital has been recognized as having among the very best survival outcomes in the United States for bone marrow transplants.

In Memory of Joseph V. Simone

Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Fred Schnell provides words of honor and remembrance on behalf of Georgia CORE.

Kalinsky joins Winship as director of the Glenn Family Breast Center

Jan 14, 2021

Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, will join Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) November 9th as director of its Glenn Family Breast Center and as associate professor in Emory University School of Medicine's Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology.

New survivorship materials available

Jan 11, 2021

Read on to access new materials developed by Georgia CORE to address survivors' unmet needs.



Media, News & Events

Ga. State Rep. Marcus Wiedower speaks about relevance of Georgia CORE from the well

Rep. Wiedower shares a personal story that began 20 years ago, the same year Georgia CORE was formed.

1/27/2022

Cancer Center opens in Braselton

“This new collaborative space puts our patients’ needs front and center by providing a more cohesive environment with access to both medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology services within steps of each other,” says Charles Nash III, MD, FACP, medical director of NGMC’s Cancer Services and medical oncologist with Longstreet Clinic (and Georgia CORE Board member).

6/29/2021

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