GCS Physicians Attend Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Event

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Drs. Stephen Szabo, Jorge Leguizamo, and Victoria Afshani Spread the Word About GCS at Primary Care Summit

Dr. Stephen M. Szabo, Dr. Jorge P. Leguizamo, and Dr. Victoria L. Afshani represented Georgia Cancer Specialists at Gwinnett Medical Center’s 2nd annual Department of Medicine Primary Care Summit. The event – held on Saturday, February 26, at the Gwinnett Hospital Center Resource Center in Lawrenceville – was a gathering of several Atlanta-area physicians. 

“This event gives us a chance to spread the word about GCS to referring physicians, and to educate them about the high quality cancer care we offer,” said Dr. Szabo. “This is something that is quickly becoming an annual tradition for the Gwinnett-area GCS offices.”

“We enjoy the opportunity to reach out to the local medical community in this way,” added Dr. Leguizamo. “It’s a place with an atmosphere of sharing and exchange, where we can make connections that will benefit our patients – both present and future.”

Drs. Szabo and Leguizamo practice at the GCS-Gwinnett office (698 Duluth Highway, Suite 201, Lawrenceville; 770-822-0788), and Drs. Afshani and Leguizamo offer comprehensive cancer care at the GCS-Eastside (Snellville) clinic (1800 Tree Lane, Suite 180; 770-979-4177). 

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, 45 physicians, and more than 600 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 www.gacancer.com. GCS is The Cancer Answer.

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