Women Can Help Control Their Risk for Breast Cancer?

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 […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Physician To Receive Award from National Cancer Institute Division

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. Jones Discusses Clinical Research in Middle Georgia on 41NBC

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 […]

A “Cup of Joe” Can Reduce a Man’s Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

Did you know that a “Cup of Joe” can reduce a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer? Coffee, among other antioxidant rich foods, is beneficial to your health. Harvard researchers following 47,911 men found that those who drank six or more cups of coffee per day were almost 20 percent less likely to develop prostate […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists to Sponsor Tenth Annual Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive for Foster Children

GCS Partners with WSB-TV, DFCS to Collect Bags at 25 GCS Locations December 8, 2011 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—will sponsor the tenth annual Totes 2 Tots suitcase drive for foster children in January. Twenty-five GCS offices across Georgia—including 17 in Metro Atlanta—will participate in the drive Friday, […]

Dr. Jay Appears on Fox 5 News to Discuss New Report on Ways to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

December 8, 2011 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay), recently appeared on the Fox 5 News Health Watch to talk about a major new report from the Institute of Medicine that shows there may be certain lifestyle factors women can control to lower the risk of developing breast cancer. […]

Healing Hugs Quilters Bring Comfort to GCS Patients

Ardis Young and the Healing Hugs Quilters have given more than 100 handmade quilts to Georgia Cancer Specialists patients. Young, a retired nurse, started giving quilts she had made to friends to keep them warm during chemotherapy treatment. When she founded the Healing Hugs Quilt Ministry—a group spanning all age groups that meets once a […]

Lung Cancer Kills Almost Twice as Many Women as Breast Cancer

Did you know lung cancer kills almost twice as many women as breast cancer? It is a common myth that more women die from breast cancer than lung cancer. Nearly half of lung cancer cases occur in women, and more women die from lung cancer than any other form of cancer. Lung cancer kills more […]