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Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer

"In 2005 the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a recommendation stating that “women whose family history is associated with an increased risk for deleterious mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes be referred for genetic counseling and evaluation for BRCA testing.” The purpose of this fact sheet is to help you understand if genetic counseling and testing for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer may be helpful to you or your family..." Click here to read more.

Click here to take our free online breast and ovarian cancer genetic screening.

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Last Updated: 8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Screening & Genetics

For Healthcare Providers

Announcing the Trailblazers!

Georgia CORE presents the 20 Trailblazers and 26 Innovators who will be recognized in February at Georgia CORE's 20th anniversary gala, "A Toast to the Trailblazers."

12/15/2022

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Georgia CORE's FY22 Annual Report

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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

Georgia CORE

 

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.