Dr. Carlos Franco Helps Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Carlos Franco, MD, FACPGeorgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Carlos Franco recently participated in a national breast cancer awareness initiative. In a span of four hours, Dr. Franco participated in 16 interviews for print, TV, radio, and online media aimed at educating women, particularly Hispanics, about prevention, screenings, treatments, and how Genentech’s breast cancer drug Avastin may help them.

Dr. Franco appeared on national Hispanic TV stations such as CNN en Espanol, Telemundo, Univsion, and Telefutura, as well as CBS affiliate WBZ in Boston, MA and independent station Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL. He hit the radio airwaves on national radio (CNN Radio Noticias) and also on local stations from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., and from Texas to Minnesota.

Click on the link below to view/listen to select TV and radio spots:


Print stories appeared in Spanish-language papers El Mañana in Dallas, TX, Noticia Hispanoamericana in Chicago, IL, and El Diario La Prensa in New York. Those stories also appeared online.

Dr. Franco practices at the GCS Northside and Alpharetta offices. He is frequently consulted by local and national media on Hispanic health issues.

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