Georgia Cancer Specialists Plays Major Role in Groundbreaking Clinical Trial

August 12, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) — a Top 10 cancer practice in the U.S. — contributed mightily to the groundbreaking BOLERO-2 clinical trial and was the lead accruing site in the Southeast. The trial was a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of Everolimus in combination with Exemestane in the treatment of post-menopausal women […]

GCS Physician Dr. Bruce Goldsweig Honored For Providing Excellent and Compassionate Care

Patient Contributes to WellStar Foundation Doctors’ Day Campaign in Physician’s Honor Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Bruce Goldsweig was recently recognized for being an excellent and compassionate physician as part of the WellStar Foundation’s 2011 Doctors’ Day campaign. GCS patient Jane McIver contributed to the Foundation in honor of Dr. Goldsweig to recognize his extraordinary compassion […]

GCS Physician William H. Whaley Appeared on Fox 5 News

Dr. Whaley Encourages Young Athletes to Take Precautions in Extreme Heat Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. William H. Whaley recently appeared on Atlanta’s Fox5 News to talk about what parents and student athletes need to know to stay safe in the summer heat. FOX FOCUS: The Extreme Heat: Dr. Whaley, former Team Internist for the Atlanta Thrashers, […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Expands Research Program to Athens

GCS Offers Athens Residents Access to Leading-edge Clinical Trials Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has expanded its research program to Athens, giving local residents access to leading-edge trials, typically only available at major academic centers. The clinical research program at GCS—a Top 10 cancer practice in the U.S.—focuses on making targeted cancer therapy accessible to patients […]

GCS Physicians Dr. Rodolfo Bordoni and Dr. Mansoor Saleh Presented at the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) Chairman of the Research and Therapeutics Committee Dr. Rodolfo E. Bordoni and Director of Clinical Research Dr. Mansoor Saleh recently attended the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam, The Netherlands to present a Phase I/II study of chemotherapy with bendamustine and irinotecan followed by etoposide/carboplatin in untreated patients with extensive small cell lung cancer. […]

GCS Nurse Tamara Ibison Voted Best Nurse in Douglas County

Ibison Receives Top Nurse Honors for Second Year in a Row Georgia Cancer Specialists nurse and office manager Tamara Ibison was recently named “Best Nurse” in Douglas County in the Douglas County Sentinal’s 2011 Readers’ Choice survey. Georgia Cancer Specialists is a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S. and a leader in advanced cancer […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Macon Office Celebrates More Than 10 Years of Working With UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center to Bring Leading-edge Cancer Care to Central Georgia

Central Georgia Residents Able to Access Novel Clinical Trials Through UAB Affiliation Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) – a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S. – has offered novel clinical trials in Macon for more than 10 years thanks to their status as a clinical study affiliate of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center (UABCCC). […]

GCS Physician Dr. Ruth R. Sarmiento Recently Featured on the Fox 5 News Health Watch

July 13, 2011 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Ruth R. Sarmiento recently appeared on the  Fox 5 News Health Watch segment to talk about a new mammogram study confirming that more regular screening beginning at a younger age saves lives. Health Watch: When Should You Get a Mammogram?: Dr. Sarmiento addresses the controversy […]

Dr. Mansoor Saleh and GCS Research Team Contribute to New England Journal of Medicine Article

An international group of investigators, including Dr. Mansoor Saleh, principal investigator and Director of Clinical Research at Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), recently published findings of a pivotal trial of the new prostate cancer therapy Abiraterone in the New England Journal of Medicine. The results of a randomized clinical trial involving patients with metastatic prostate cancer who had previously […]

GCS Physician Dr. Carlos Franco Appeared on CNN en Espanol to Discuss New Melanoma Drugs

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Carlos Franco recently appeared on CNN en Espanol to talk about the two new drugs for advanced metastatic (late-stage) melanoma. The drugs – vemurafenib and ipilimumab – were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting last weekend. GCS – a Top 10 cancer practice in the U.S. – has […]