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 […]

Dr. Priya Rudolph Reminds You to Notify Your Doctor if You Have Trouble Swallowing

It all started with difficulty in swallowing solid foods and occasionally liquids. Bill knew something was not right and immediately sought attention. He was evaluated with an endoscopy. This is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Collects 4,450 Bags for State’s Foster Children during the 13th Annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive

Thanks to a strong outpouring of support from the community, the 13th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive, sponsored by Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital, was a huge success. More […]

Dr. Rudolph discusses how pills can be used in treatment of some lung cancers

Mrs. Jones (name changed) who had never smoked her entire life was surprised to be diagnosed with lung cancer. Fortunately, she has a lung cancer that can be treated with […]

Take Charge of Your Breast Health

My 24 year old patient with breast cancer and her husband were ecstatic when I gave them the news that her scans came back looking clean without any evidence of […]

GCS Nurses Attend National Conference on Cancer Survivorship Care

Interdisciplinary teams of physicians, nurses, social workers and other health professionals such as psychologists, radiation technologists, chaplains and administrators are involved in the multitude of treatment options for cancer patients […]

Swelling in the leg can be a blood clot

“This swelling in my left leg started since a week after I got released from the hospital”, said my 55 year old patient with history of breast cancer. I quickly […]