GCS Research Patient Receives Generous Gift from Local School

November 7, 2011 (Atlanta) — Anita Geter’s granddaughter is learning firsthand what it means to give back to those you love. During a recent breast cancer walk, the Heritage Preparatory Academy raised more than $1,500 for students’ family members diagnosed with breast cancer. The school awarded $500 to Geter, whose grandaughter Abril Lori Geter is in […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Physician Contributing Author in Groundbreaking Clinical Trial

GCS Director of Clinical Research , Dr. Mansoor Saleh Authors Study, Enrolls Patients in Trials October 20, 2011 (ATLANTA) – Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) researchers participated in two groundbreaking clinical trials for breast cancer whose results were recently published. GCS enrolled a large number of patients on two breast cancer trials that evaluated adjuvant chemotherapy in women following […]

WSB-TV Partners with Georgia Cancer Specialists for the Tenth Annual Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive for Foster Children

October 17, 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 January 13, 2012. GCS is partnering with WSB-TV and the Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) again this year to collect bags for foster children in Georgia—from infants […]

GCS Physician Dr. Jay Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Events, Fundraisers

October 3, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah, (Dr. Jay) is participating in several Breast Cancer fundraising and education events this month in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. Sisters… By Choice, Inc. delivers breast cancer detection and treatment services to under-served and at-risk populations in the Atlanta area. […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Welcomes Dr. Brian A. Geller

Board Certified Oncologist, Hematologist Joins Practice in Jasper and Blairsville Offices Oct. 3, 2011 (Atlanta) — 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 Dr. Brian A. Geller. Dr. Geller is board certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. He will […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists a Leader in Prostate Cancer Treatment, Research

GCS Offers Patients Access to Targeted Therapies, Groundbreaking Clinical Trials for Prostate Cancer Drugs September 22, 2011 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has a long history of leading the battle against prostate cancer. GCS currently offers patients access to the latest targeted cancer therapies including Provenge and Abiraterone, both of which were studied at […]

GCS Physician Dr. John Manfredi Receives 2011 Atlanta Braves Diamond of Hope Award

September 19, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. John Manfredi was honored Sept. 18 at Turner Field during the 5th Annual Atlanta Braves Breast Cancer Awareness Day as a recipient of the 2011 Atlanta Braves Diamond of Hope Award. The award honors medical professionals and caregivers who have made an impact in the lives of breast cancer survivors. […]

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 […]