GCS Physicians Recently Consulted by Major Media Outlets Regarding Current Drug Shortage Crisis

August 30, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician, Chief Executive Officer and President Dr. Bancroft Lesesne was consulted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) and WSB TV regarding the cancer drug shortage many clinics are facing this year. GCS physician Dr. Gerald Goldklang also spoke to 640 WGST-AM about the drug shortage crisis. Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay) was also featured on CBS News regarding the drug […]

Patient Guide to Cancer Drug Shortages

Q.  Why is there a drug shortage? A:  Drug shortages have tripled in the past six years.  According to the FDA, 61 drug products were reported in short supply in 2005 and jumped to 178 by 2010—that doesn’t include shortages of vaccines, immune globulin products, and other biologics, or products made from blood, tissue, or […]

GCS Physician Dr. Richard Loyd Recently Featured in The Athens Banner-Herald

August 21, 2011 (ATHENS) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Richard Loyd recently discussed the opening of the GCS Research Center in Athens, the importance of clinical research in cancer care, as well as the future of cancer drug reseach in Athens’ largest news source, The Athens Banner-Herald. Athens is the newest of five GCS locations that offer clinical trials across […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Plays Major Role in Groundbreaking Clinical Trial

August 12, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) — a Top 10 cancer practice in the U.S. — contributed mightily to the groundbreaking BOLERO-2 clinical trial and was the lead accruing site in the Southeast. The trial was a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of Everolimus in combination with Exemestane in the treatment of post-menopausal women […]

GCS Physician Dr. Bruce Goldsweig Honored For Providing Excellent and Compassionate Care

Patient Contributes to WellStar Foundation Doctors’ Day Campaign in Physician’s Honor Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Bruce Goldsweig was recently recognized for being an excellent and compassionate physician as part of the WellStar Foundation’s 2011 Doctors’ Day campaign. GCS patient Jane McIver contributed to the Foundation in honor of Dr. Goldsweig to recognize his extraordinary compassion […]

GCS Physician William H. Whaley Appeared on Fox 5 News

Dr. Whaley Encourages Young Athletes to Take Precautions in Extreme Heat Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. William H. Whaley recently appeared on Atlanta’s Fox5 News to talk about what parents and student athletes need to know to stay safe in the summer heat. FOX FOCUS: The Extreme Heat: MyFoxATLANTA.com Dr. Whaley, former Team Internist for the Atlanta Thrashers, […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Expands Research Program to Athens

GCS Offers Athens Residents Access to Leading-edge Clinical Trials Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has expanded its research program to Athens, giving local residents access to leading-edge trials, typically only available at major academic centers. The clinical research program at GCS—a Top 10 cancer practice in the U.S.—focuses on making targeted cancer therapy accessible to patients […]