Doctor Urges Adherence to CDC Vaccine Recommendations And Regular Pap Tests for Early Detection January 17, 2012 (Atlanta) —January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month places a spotlight on the need for early detection and prevention of the disease that takes 4,000 lives a year in the United States. Dr. Cheryl Jones of Georgia Cancer Specialists, a Top 10 […]
Did you know that women can help control their risk for breast cancer? A new report by the Institute of Medicine shows clear environmental links to breast cancer,including weight gain, hormone levels, and smoking. Women can help reduce their risk for breast cancer by making positive lifestyle changes such as exercising daily, consulting with a doctor before beginning post-menopausal hormone […]
Georgia Cancer Specialists Collects 4,400 Bags During Tenth Annual Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive for Foster Children
More Than 30,000 Bags Collected, Distributed Since 2003 January 19, 2012 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.— collected 4,400 bags during the tenth annual Totes 2 Tots suitcase drive for foster children. Twenty-five GCS offices across Georgia—including 17 in Metro Atlanta— participated in the drive. 30,000 new or nearly […]
Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah Wins Silver Award From Community Clinical Oncology Program January 11, 2012 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay), received a Silver Award from the National Cancer Institute’s Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) for the number of patients enrolled in clinical trials. Dr. Jay, who practices at the Stemmer Building […]
Dr. Cheryl Jones recently appeared on 41NBC to talk about Georgia Cancer Specialists’ role in advancing cancer treatment through participation in clinical trials. Watch the video clip here. The GCS-Macon office completed two trials on breast cancer prevention, one of which led to the FDA approval of the drug Raloxifene, which is used to decrease the risk of developing […]
Women Who Have Undergone In Vitro Fertilization Have a Slightly Higher Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer?
Did you know that women who have undergone in vitro fertilization have a slightly higher risk of developing ovarian cancer? By age 55, the risk for ovarian cancer is small, but authors of a recent Dutch study estimate that the risk for women who have had in vitro fertilization is slightly higher. Other factors can […]