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Angie Patterson, Georgia CORE VP, says farewell

Dec 22, 2020

"There are so many emotions about leaving Georgia CORE, which has been my home away from home. It has been a joy and honor to work here."

Georgia Tech's Dr. Lynn Durham named President & CEO of Georgia CORE

Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Durham, currently Georgia Tech’s Vice President for Institute Relations replaces Nancy M. Paris, who headed up the nonprofit since its inception and announced her retirement earlier this year.

Georgia CORE Chair Dr. Pippas shares thoughts on Nancy's retirement

Oct 2, 2020

It is with bittersweet emotion that the Board of Directors has accepted Nancy Paris’ resignation as President & CEO of Georgia CORE, effective at the end of this year.

A letter from Nancy

Sep 18, 2020

After nearly 20 years, Nancy resigns as President & CEO of Georgia CORE.

Creativity on the front lines

Sep 10, 2020

For this edition of GeorgiaCancerInfo, we offer a glimpse into the humanity behind the white coats, masks, and hospital badges and the creativity that exists in all of us, even when all we can think of is saving lives, sometimes our own.

Straight Talk virtual panel report, awards, accreditations and more

Sep 1, 2020

Click here for a report on the breast cancer research panel discussion and a link to the recorded program.

Georgia CORE and It's The Journey sponsor "Straight Talk: Breast Cancer Research Highlights and Hope

Aug 12, 2020

Details on virtual panel on breast cancer research, news from GSU and more.

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," 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.

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

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.

Georgia CORE resurrects its survivorship inspiration blog

Jun 30, 2020

Read the newest entry by Survivorship Advisory Board member Rebecca Palpant-Shimkets.

Meeting cancer survivors' unmet needs

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.

Georgia CORE Board members assess impact of COVID-19 on cancer care

Jun 19, 2020

Current data on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care in Georgia was developed by Flatiron and Georgia NCORP.

Thinking of our survivors, but also....

Jun 4, 2020

Angie and Nancy share thoughts and Georgia CORE's position on recent tragic events.

How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

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!

Lifting up Albany

Apr 22, 2020

This week, Georgia CORE recognizes and honors Albany for the community’s heroic frontline response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinical research slowing down due to COVID-19, but partners in Georgia taking leadership roles in t

Apr 14, 2020

Clinical research slowing down due to COVID-19, but partners in Georgia taking leadership roles in the fight.

Survivor, self-care and a special reflection on COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020

See messages from Angie, Alice and Dr. Mumber, reflecting on COVID-19.

Georgia CORE leadership responds to COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020

See messages from Nancy, Dr. Pippas and Dr. Schnell regarding the pandemic.

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.

Media, News & Events

Georgia CORE's FY22 Annual Report

Click above, then for optimal viewing, hit the Fullscreen icon in the bottom right corner.

11/15/2022

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Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials Summit

On Sept. 30, Georgia's cancer experts shared advice and experiences with oncology providers, patient navigators and research managers - all to provide new ways to diversify participation in clinical trials. See scenes from the summit >>

10/25/2022

Research Trials Saves Lives

Lynn Durham shares her cancer journey on the podcast, Kickin' it Forward.

3/14/2022

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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.