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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.

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

Screening & Genetics

For Healthcare Providers

In rural Georgia, cervical cancer is still disproportionately killing Black women

As you venture away from Georgia’s core urban areas, the incidence of cervical cancer grows. For Black women, especially in Georgia’s rural counties, that cancer claims lives disproportionately.

1/24/2022

Georgia CORE awards Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant

Just in time for Cancer Research Month, Georgia CORE has awarded a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant for $100,000 from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.

5/02/2022

Research Trials Saves Lives

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

3/14/2022

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.