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Medicare now covering genetic testing, tax season is great, photos from recent events and more!

Feb 14, 2020

Find out how recent guidelines have changed, expanding Medicare coverage to genetic testing for hereditary cancers.

New year, new mission and more!

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.

A Thanksgiving note from Angie Patterson, National Family History Day and more

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.

Lots of cancer headlines, Dr. Curran wins award and more

Oct 28, 2019

Matt Mumber award winner featured and Breast Cancer License Tag winners gather.

NCI renews GA NCORP for $11M

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.

Georgia ranks poorly in ACS report, Lynn Durham featured Survivor's Voice and more

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.

GASCO Annual Meeting & Seay Lecture, news from our partners and more

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.

New website, survivorship month, oncology massage and more

Jun 14, 2019

Preview of new website, Q&A with an oncology massage therapist, and more cancer headlines.

New money for genetics, new partnerships, new plan and an award for Nancy

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.

GCCRT's 4th Annual Forum well attended, Georgia CORE adds new team members, and more

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.

First Cancer Advocacy Breakfast a success

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.

Highlights from 2018, donate to research on your income tax form and more

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.

Media, News & Events

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

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