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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

Recent Developments in Breast Cancer Show Survival Increase

Recent developments in breast cancer show a 'dramatic' survival increase with CDK4/6 inhibitor, new settings for immunotherapy, and PFS gain with AKT inhibitor.

9/24/2019

Ga. State Rep. Marcus Wiedower speaks about relevance of Georgia CORE from the well

Rep. Wiedower shares a personal story that began 20 years ago, the same year Georgia CORE was formed.

1/27/2022

Cancer Center opens in Braselton

“This new collaborative space puts our patients’ needs front and center by providing a more cohesive environment with access to both medical oncology/hematology and radiation oncology services within steps of each other,” says Charles Nash III, MD, FACP, medical director of NGMC’s Cancer Services and medical oncologist with Longstreet Clinic (and Georgia CORE Board member).

6/29/2021

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.