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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.

Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Dec 7, 2020

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.

Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

Nov 6, 2020

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.

A letter from Nancy

Sep 18, 2020

After nearly two decades, Nancy announces her resignation as president & CEO of Georgia CORE

Breast cancer research expert (virtual) panel informative and eye-opening

Sep 1, 2020

Representing diverse backgrounds in engineering, biology, medical oncology, and pharmacy, the panelists explored the current state of their respective breast cancer research and its impact on treatment for more than 40 attendees who were able to ask questions of the researchers. 

USPSTF broadens age range, risk threshold in new recommendation for lung cancer screening

Jul 16, 2020

Supporting one of Georgia CORE's recommended "5 Actions to Save More Lives," draft guidelines change the age range for screening from ages 55-80 to 50-80, as well as the risk threshold from 30 pack-years to 20 pack-years.

Northside Hospital BMT Program ‘significantly’ exceeds expected survival rates for 11th year

Jul 15, 2020

For an 11th consecutive year, the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at Northside Hospital Cancer Institute has been recognized as having among the best survival outcomes in the United States for bone marrow transplants. 

Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

Jul 9, 2020

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.

Comparing Community Practice Data in Georgia with the South and U.S.

Jun 18, 2020

Georgia CORE's Dr. Hamrick breaks down national data on how COVID-19 has been impacting cancer care in Georgia.

Guest Editorial: Impact of COVID-19 on Georgia’s community providers: a snapshot from Georgia NCORP

Jun 15, 2020

We surveyed our GA NCORP partners and affiliates to ascertain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter in place orders on daily practice and trial participation. Areas addressed in the survey included the use of telemedicine, surgery, ambulatory cancer care and testing, personal protective equipment, the impact on clinical research, and staffing.

New Hope for Cancer Patients

Jun 1, 2020

Increased access to clinical trials can potentially save more Georgians’ lives.

Ga CaRes increasing service to minority and medically underserved populations in Georgia

May 21, 2020

In less than a year, nearly 100 patients have been enrolled in clinical trials as a part of the GA CaRes partnership, 68% of which are MU.

How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

May 13, 2020

Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.



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

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.

3/23/2021

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