Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Physician J. Bancroft Lesesne Receives Top Doctor Recognition From Atlanta Magazine

Georgia Cancer Specialists’ physician J. Bancroft Lesesne were recognized as “Top Doctors” in the August 2001 issue of Atlanta Magazine. Dr. Lesesne was one of five physicians named for excellence in medical oncology. The magazine listed 280 physicians in 57 medical specialties. Dr. Lesesne was selected by his physician peers in the Atlanta community that included Cobb, Clayton, […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Opens New Offices in Covington and Hawkinsville

Georgia Cancer Specialists continues to fulfill its mission to bring top-notch cancer treatments to Georgia communities by opening offices in Covington and Hawkinsville in September. This brings the total number of offices to 22 for GCS, which is the largest private oncology/hematology practice in the southeastern U.S. Dr. Bruce Feinberg, Chief Executive Officer/President of Georgia […]

GCS Now Offering Echocardiography at Northside and Stemmer

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) is now offering in-office echocardiograms at the Northside and Stemmer offices. The two locations will alternate Thursday appointment dates with patients being scheduled at 45-minute intervals. Echocardiographs, or echos, are instruments that use reflected ultrasonic waves to show the structures and functioning of the heart. At GCS, echos are used to […]

GCS Employee Appreciation Day a Big Hit at Six Flags

More than 700 GCS employees, their families, and GCS support groups joined in festivities at Employee Appreciation Day at Six Flags hosted by Georgia Cancer Specialists on October 13. GCS recognized its team of dedicated professionals by providing free tickets to enter the park, lunch, and GCS t-shirts. Families and friends came together to have […]

Open House Showcases Expanded Georgia Cancer Specialists Northside Clinic

Georgia Cancer Specialists hosted more than 150 guests for an open house at its newest and largest clinic located across the street from Northside Hospital on June 13, 2001. The expanded, full-service Northside Clinic is Georgia Cancer Specialists’ 20th office, which includes administration offices and a research wing located in more than 11,000 square feet of office […]

Healing Whole Patient Part of GCS’ Philosophy

By Paige Bowers, Atlanta Business Chronicle The 6-year-old private oncology group Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) does more than provide chemotherapy and surgery for its seriously ill patients. It gives patients all the tools they need to cope with and adjust to their disease. Compassion such as this is what makes the 25-office-strong GCS one of […]

Growth of Oncology Practice Helping Patients

By Julie Bryant, Atlanta Business Chronicle Fueled by a critical need for more cancer treatment services, Georgia Cancer Specialists has grown by six practices in the past year, making it the largest oncology practice in the state and one of the largest in the country. It isn’t a growth market healthcare business owners care to […]

Dr. Bruce A. Feinberg Named to National Committee

Joining an elite group of only five oncologists in the country, Dr. Bruce A. Feinberg asked to serve on Wellpoint’s national clinical oncology advisory committee. WellPoint is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health care companies serving the needs of more than 13 million medical members and approximately 43 million specialty members nationwide through Blue Cross of California®, […]

Dr. Bruce A. Feinberg Named to Promina/Georgia Cancer Coalition Advisory Board

In an appointment that recognizes Georgia Cancer Specialists’ contributions to cancer care in Georgia, Dr. Bruce A. Feinberg was appointed to the Promina/Georgia Cancer Coalition Advisory Board for the Metro Atlanta Regional Program of Excellence. Of the 12 members of the board, Dr. Feinberg is the only representative from a private oncology practice. The other appointments are from hospitals, […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Recognized For Quality Laboratory Services

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous on-site laboratory survey. Georgia Cancer Specialists has earned COLA accreditation […]

GCS On the Move: Crawford Long Clinic Moves to Better Space

Crawford Long Clinic Moved to Nicer Quarters to Better Serve Their Patients. Doctors Daniel J. Carr and Laura L. Weakland are now found in the new doctors building at Crawford Long Medical Office Tower, 550 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 1185, Atlanta, Georgia 30308-2236. Phone: 404-223-0792, Fax: 404-223-5815. “We are very happy with the new space,” said Dr. Carr. “It […]

Dr. Feinberg Speaks at GAFP Medical Expo

Dr. Bruce Feinberg recently spoke on the topic of breast cancer in front of more than 250 health care professionals, students, and practice managers at the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians Medical Expo 2002. The exposition was held November 6–9 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Dr. Feinberg’s presentation, which included a slide show and […]

Dr. Bruce Feinberg Recognized by GCF for Years of Leadership

The Georgia Cancer Foundation (GCF) recently honored Georgia Cancer Specialists physician Dr. Bruce Feinberg with its highest recognition for his years of leadership and service to the organization. Dr. Feinberg, who served as chairman of the board of directors at GCF from 1997 to 2003, was honored at GCF’s annual board meeting on March 21. […]

Dr. Galleshaw, TV Star Ann Jillian Address Crowd of 300

Dr. Janice Galleshaw and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Ann Jillian spoke about breast cancer in front of an audience of 300 people October 15 at Roswell Cultural Arts Center. The presentation, titled “A Conversation with Ann Jillian,” was presented by Northside Hospital and included a question and answer segment. Jillian, a breast cancer survivor, told of […]

GCS Merges with Georgia Medical and Oncology Services

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has again expanded its services as the largest private oncology/hematology practice in the Southeast by merging with Georgia Medical and Oncology Services, LLC. GCS now has 31 physicians and 19 offices throughout Atlanta and Macon. Joining GCS in the merger will be Dr. William Whaley, who will practice at the Northside, Blairsville, […]

GCS To Host American Cancer Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better” Program

Program Benefits Women Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment Georgia Cancer Specialists and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to provide the “Look Good, Feel Better” program to cancer patients in the Atlanta area. The class teaches women about skin care, make-up techniques, and creative ways to wear hats, scarves, and wigs in order to look and […]

GCS Hawkinsville Office Enters New Location

The Georgia Cancer Specialists Hawkinsville clinic has recently relocated and is now better suited to serve its patients. The new office is located in the Cancer Treatment Center at 760 341 Blvd. The phone number at the clinic is 478-783-4022. Amy Boren, GCS Regional Clinic Director, said the new facility provides an environment that is […]

Dr. Janice Galleshaw Joined Blue-Ribbon Panel of Physicians to Discuss Hormone Replacement Therapy

Dr. Janice Galleshaw joined a blue-ribbon panel of physicians at Northside Hospital to discuss the latest research and to address the concerns of women currently taking or considering hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Northside Hospital WomenFirst organized this free community-education event. “The turnout of around 1,000 women clearly demonstrates the level of concern and uncertainty surrounding the role of […]

Tomato Products May Lower Cancer Risk

A diet rich in tomato sauce, ketchup, and other tomato-based products containing a powerful antioxidant may lower the risk of prostate cancer, a new study says. Researchers analyzed the food choices and prostate cancer histories of more than 47,000 men and found that those who ate at least two meals a week containing tomato products […]