Georgia Cancer Specialists Hosts 7 Doctoberfest Events Across State

Monday, November 15th, 2010

330 Local Physicians, Nurses, and Administrators Attended Festivities

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—recently hosted its annual Doctoberfest open house celebrations and networking events for medical professionals at seven GCS offices all over Georgia. More than 330 people attended collectively. 

Dr. J. Bancroft Lesesne, president and interim CEO of GCS, said, “This year’s Doctoberfest was a great success. Each year, this event continues to give us the opportunity to share what GCS offices are doing both as a whole and on a local, community level.”

More than 330 medical professionals—including physicians, nurses, and hospital and practice administrators—attended the events, socializing and networking as they enjoyed light snacks, beverages, music, and giveaways. 

Dr. Wendy Hawke Lenz, COO of GCS, said, “Our goal is to deliver the best possible care to our patients, and Doctoberfest is a time for GCS physicians to build professional relationships that will help our practice achieve that goal.” 

Georgia Cancer Specialists is a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S. and a leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. The practice supports more than 200,000 patient visits each year. GCS offers community-based medical oncology and hematology services and is the first private oncology practice to also provide a full range of support services for patients in Georgia, including nutritional counseling, pain management, wellness counseling, and home health coordination. The GCS research department, whose focus is bringing targeted cancer therapy to communities, is the first in Georgia to offer Phase I clinical trials, the most novel cancer therapies available. GCS has 29 offices, 44 physicians, and more than 500 support staff members located in Metro Atlanta, North and Central Georgia, Southeast Tennessee, and Southwest North Carolina. Georgia Cancer Specialists can be found on the web at GCS is The Cancer Answer.

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