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Jul 16, 2020
Supporting one of Georgia CORE's recommended "5 Actions to Save More Lives," updated national guidelines change the range for lung cancer screening from ages 55-80 to 50-80, as well as the risk threshold from 30 pack-years to 20 pack-years.
Jul 10, 2020
Georgia CORE has received a five-year grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the amount of $795,560 per year to provide colorectal screening, education, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 Georgians.
Jun 30, 2020
Read the newest entry by Survivorship Advisory Board member Rebecca Palpant-Shimkets.
Jun 26, 2020
A survey of more than 800 cancer survivors in Georgia revealed a wide range of physical, emotional, spiritual and practical needs. Learn more about the survey results here. Georgia CORE is working to build a catalog of resources for survivors to assess and meet those needs.
Jun 19, 2020
Current data on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care in Georgia was developed by Flatiron and Georgia NCORP.
Jun 4, 2020
Angie and Nancy share thoughts and Georgia CORE's position on recent tragic events.
May 14, 2020
Remarkable effort in support of our amazing healthcare workers in Georgia and reminder what can happen when people come together for the greater good!
Apr 22, 2020
This week, Georgia CORE recognizes and honors Albany for the community’s heroic frontline response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 14, 2020
Clinical research slowing down due to COVID-19, but partners in Georgia taking leadership roles in the fight.
Mar 30, 2020
See messages from Angie, Alice and Dr. Mumber, reflecting on COVID-19.
Mar 23, 2020
See messages from Nancy, Dr. Pippas and Dr. Schnell regarding the pandemic.
Feb 14, 2020
Find out how recent guidelines have changed, expanding Medicare coverage to genetic testing for hereditary cancers.
Dec 20, 2019
Board members gathered at the Carter Center in September to finalize Georgia CORE's new Strategic Plan, Nancy gives overview of plan and announces new mission of advancing cancer care through partnerships and innovation.
Nov 22, 2019
Georgia CORE launches Georgia Gives campaign, Dr. Charles Nash is designated as the physician investigator representative to the Executive Committee of GA NCORP, and more cancer headlines.
Oct 28, 2019
Matt Mumber award winner featured and Breast Cancer License Tag winners gather.
Sep 19, 2019
Two GA NCORP programs receive a total of $17 million in grants, annual research fund increases by more than more than a third and more headlines.
Aug 22, 2019
Georgia fares poorly when it comes to implementing laws and policies aimed at preventing and treating cancer, according to a report released Thursday by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network. Dr. Schnell is appointed to Commission on Cancer.
Jul 24, 2019
Preview of GASCO Annual Meeting & Seay Lecture, donation from zinnia farmers, spots air on WABE promoting the Breast Cancer License Tag program and more cancer headlines.
Jun 14, 2019
Preview of new website, Q&A with an oncology massage therapist, and more cancer headlines.
May 7, 2019
Georgia CORE President & CEO Nancy Paris received the Nikki T. Randall Servant Leader Award from the Georgia Legislative Women's Caucus. As a result of working with the GC3 and the Legislature, new in the State budget this year is $72,000 for genetics.
Mar 22, 2019
The keynote speaker of the forum was Robert Smith, PhD, Vice President of Cancer Screening for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Smith spoke about the new national campaign, "80% in Every Community" and the 2018 ACS CRC Screening Guidelines, which lowered the recommended screening age to 45.
Feb 25, 2019
Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick joined cancer experts and advocates as well as other elected officials at the first GC3 Cancer Advocacy Breakfast on Feb. 7.
Jan 29, 2019
The Georgia Cancer Research Fund is one of nine nonprofit, donor-dependent organizations listed on the Georgia 500 income tax form. Part of the 2018 disbursement was awarded to Veena N. Rao, PhD of the Morehouse School of Medicine in partnership with It’s The Journey.
Last week, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry.
The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.
Georgia CORE's Dr. Hamrick breaks down national data on how COVID-19 has been impacting cancer care in Georgia.
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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.