Dr. Priya Rudolph discusses: Can you prevent cancer with a vaccine?

Many cancers are curable if detected early. Some cancers can be prevented with vaccines. To date, we have vaccines to prevent two cancers which are caused by viruses. The vaccine against Hepatitis B virus prevents liver cancer, and two vaccines prevent cervical cancer caused by HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). To read more click here. Oncologist Dr.Priya Rudolph, […]

Dr. Spinolo Featured on FOX5

GCS physician, Dr. Jorge Spinolohttps://www.gacancer.com/our-team/physicians/31-jorge-spinolo, was featured in an inspiring story about two sisters diagnosed with breast cancer who are battling together. Click here to watch this story. Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5

Walking in the shoes of a Caregiver

It was summer of 1991 when my mother was diagnosed with cancer at age 48. It all started as a lump in her neck and after a few tests she was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes. I had just graduated from medical school. I thought I was all prepared to take […]

Can you prevent Breast cancer?

I am frequently asked by my patients, “Doctor, why did I get cancer?” or “Is there anything I can do to prevent breast cancer?” The good news is that yes we can be proactive to decrease risk of developing breast cancer. To read more click here. Oncologist Dr.Priya Rudolph, MD of Georgia Cancer Specialists – a […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Supports Georgia’s Veterans

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), in conjunction with The Peachtree Pilot Club of Atlanta, Inc., recently delivered nearly 200 “Comfort Bags” to Atlanta’s homeless veterans. The project was part of the Atlanta VA Medical Center’s annual Stand Down event, which provides health services to homeless veterans in the Atlanta area. GCS staff and patients, along with […]

Have You Had Your Mammogram Yet?

October is a very special month with Athens going pink as this is such an important topic for women. I recently saw a young woman in her 40s who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. She was visibly nervous about her new diagnosis. I found out that her breast cancer was picked up on a […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Welcomes Kathleen Lambert, M.D.

Dr. Kathleen Lambert Joins Georgia Cancer Specialists in Rockdale and Decatur Georgia Cancer Specialists is pleased to welcome Kathleen Lambert, M.D., as the newest physician at its Rockdale and Decatur (Stemmer Building) locations. Board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine, Dr. Lambert joins a team of nationally recognized physicians and other health care […]

Study Conducted by Georgia Cancer Specialist’s Dr. Mansoor Saleh Makes Medical News Headlines

Findings Show Promise for Cases of Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia The recently reported findings of a study conducted by Dr. Mansoor Saleh of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) have received widespread recognition from national medical publications like Hematology and Oncology Today. Dr. Saleh’s study found that the use of eltrombopag on patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) […]

Georgia Cancer Specialist’s Dr. Priya Rudolph Featured on Athens Radio Show

Oncologist Dr. Priya Rudolph of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—was recently featured on Barbara Dooley’s WGAU 1340AM radio show. In the April 15th interview, Dr. Rudolph discussed a groundbreaking breast cancer drug called T-DM1 (Kadcyla). The new drug combines an existing cancer medication, Herceptin, with additional powerful toxins […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Welcomes Kristy McDonald, M.D.

Board-eligible Oncologist Joins Practice in Douglasville Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—continues to grow and expand its services with the addition of Kristy McDonald, M.D. Dr. McDonald is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in hematology and medical oncology. She will practice at the GCS Douglasville office […]

GCS President Dr. Al Soltan Featured in AJC Story About Bone Marrow Transplants

Dr. Al Soltan, president of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Shelia Poole for a feature story on the challenges of matching bone marrow donors with individuals needing transplants. A patient of Dr. Soltan’s, Delia Fernandez, was the lead patient featured. She was diagnosed […]

Ranjana Bhargava, M.D. Published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Dr. Bhargava Authors A Review on the Role of HPV in Nongenital Cancers February 10, 2013 (Athens) — Dr. Ranjana Bhargava of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.— was published in the most recent edition of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicans sponsored by the American Cancer Society, regarding the […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Collects More Than 3,100 Bags During Eleventh Annual Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive for Foster Children

More Than 33,000 Bags Collected, Distributed Since 2003 January 25, 2013 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—collected 3,132 bags during the eleventh annual Totes 2 Tots suitcase drive for foster children. Twenty-four GCS offices across Georgia—including 18 in Metro Atlanta—participated in the drive. More than 33,000 new or […]

Why Did GCS Affiliate with Northside Hospital?

For nearly twenty years, Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has been the “cancer answer”, offering state-of-the-art care, compassion, and quality in local communities. GCS has a long history of growth and commitment to the communities we serve. Over our 18 year history as GCS, we have offered innovative services such as interventional radiology, phase I and […]

FAQs Regarding the GCS Affiliation with Northside Hospital

GCS recently affiliated with Northside Hospital to provide our patients with additional services that support our mission, such as clinical trials, nurse navigators, and better access for covering care for those who are underinsured or uninsured. To read more about the affiliation, click here.Some patients have had questions about the affiliation and what it will […]

Dr. Cheryl Jones Participates in National Radio Media Tour to Discuss Advances in Breast Cancer Treatments

Georgia Cancer Specialists physician Dr. Cheryl Jones participated in a national Radio Media Tour on Thursday, November 29 to discuss advances in breast cancer treatment. The 11 interviews focused on treatments for postmenopausal women with advanced HR+/HER2-negative breast cancer, specifically the newly approved drug, Afinitor. The FDA approved Afinitor on July 20, marking the first […]