Dr. Kathleen Laveaux joining Georgia Cancer Specialists

Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Welcomes New Physician to its Gwinnett and Johns Creek Clinics As a national leader in advanced cancer treatment and research, Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) is uniquely positioned to offer patients cutting-edge cancer care in the communities in which they live. The practice’s clinics in Gwinnett and Johns Creek are proud to welcome […]

4th Annual Stand Up for Stand Down Toiletry Drive for Georgia’s Homeless Veterans

The 4th annual Stand Up for Stand Downtoiletry drive for Georgia’s homeless Veterans, sponsored by the metro area Pilot International Clubs and Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), affiliated with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, will take place July 4 through Sept. 11, 2015.  The drive collects much-needed toiletry and personal care items to fill “comfort bags” for Veterans […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Receives National Recognition for Cancer Care

Georgia Cancer Specialists, affiliated with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, has been recognized for cancer care by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program. QOPI is an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the largest oncology society in the U.S. “We’re honored to receive this certification, which acknowledges our commitment to excellence […]

Dr. Priya Rudolph discusses Colorectal Cancer Awareness

My 65 year old patient was surprised when she was recently diagnosed with colon cancer since she did not have any symptoms. She had a routine colonoscopy which showed a cancer in her colon. Fortunately, her cancer was diagnosed at a very early stage and was completely removed by surgery. She did not have to […]

5 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, or cancer of the large intestine, is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. However, it’s also one of the most detectable cancers and it responds well to early treatment. Your risk of developing colorectal cancer is a combination of controllable and uncontrollable factors. People older than 50 and those […]

Check with your doctor before taking an iron pill

My 71 year old patient with breast cancer asked me if she should start taking an iron pill for her anemia. Anemia is a condition where there are less than normal red blood cells in the body. It is measured as hemoglobin with a normal range around 12-18 g/dl in most labs. Her hemoglobin was […]