Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Preston Ridge Opens in State-of-the-Art Facility

Atlanta Oncology Associates, Georgia Cancer Specialists Team Up for Sixth Comprehensive Cancer Center The Georgia Centers for Total Cancer Care — comprehensive cancer care facilities — recently opened its sixth office with the Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Preston Ridge, located at 3330 Preston Ridge in Alpharetta near the Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus. Patients are now […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Enrolls First Patient in the World in Novel Prostate Cancer Trial

Patients in Similar Prostate Trial Showing Tremendous Results Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) — the largest private medical oncology/hematology practice in the Southeast — continues its commitment to advancing cancer care by bringing novel clinical trials using innovative therapeutics to the communities it serves. This includes trials in which the drug is being given to a […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Welcomes Dr. Gerald Goldklang

Georgia Cancer Treatment Center’s Fayetteville, Stockbridge Offices Merge with GCS; Dr. Goldklang Also Brings His Atlanta Medical Center Office to GCS Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) — the largest private medical oncology/hematology practice in the Southeast — continues to grow and expand its services with the addition of Dr. Gerald Goldklang to its Fayetteville and Stockbridge […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Nurses Nominated for Nursing Excellence Awards

Kim Sobolik, RN-CS, FNP, and Rachel Spratt, RN, Honored by Atlanta Journal-Constitution Awards Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) nurses Kim Sobolik, RN-CS FNP, and Rachel Spratt, RN, were nominated for the the 2009 AJC Jobs Nursing Excellence Awards. Both joined the likes of over 200 nurses throughout Georgia recognized for excellence in the field of nursing. […]

CDC Releases Information and Recommendations on Swine Flu

Contact Your Physician if You Experience Symptoms There has been a good deal of recent press about the potential swine flu epidemic. Symptoms of the virus include headache, chills, body aches, and usually begin with a sore throat, runny nose, and cough. If you are currently undergoing cancer treatment and are in a high-risk area, […]

Free and Low-Cost Cancer Screenings

Several organizations offer free or low-cost cancer screenings throughout the Atlanta area. Atlanta Medical Center offers free screening for different cancers in different months, such as skin cancer screenings in May, prostate screenings in September, and mammograms in October. Click here for more information.  Northside Hospital has similar offerings at different locations across town during the months of […]

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results of Two Prostate Screening Trials

Georgia Cancer Specialists Recommends Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings for Men Over 50 Two recent studies appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine challenge the effectiveness of routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer. Despite these findings, Georgia Cancer Specialists oncologists continue to recommend annual PSA screenings for men over the age of 50. […]

Dr. Jorge Leguizamo Wins “Smartest Oncologist in the Nation” Contest

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Jorge Leguizamo locked up the title of “Smartest Oncologist in the Nation” during the recent “Hematologic Malignancies Demystified” conference. The series of conferences – held in Atlanta, Washington D.C., New York City, and Houston – are a review and critical appraisal of data from ASH (American Society of Hematology) and other […]

Dr. Bruce Goldsweig Featured in “Paulding County Today” TV Interview

Dr. Bruce Goldsweig recently appeared on Paulding County Government Access Channel 16’s “Paulding County Today” as part of an educational health-related program.   Dr. Goldsweig is currently seeing patients at the GCS Paulding office in Hiram on Mondays and the GCS Cobb office in Austell Tuesday through Friday. He says his and his staff’s goal […]

GCS Wellness Counselor Helps Lead CLIMB Support Program for Children

CLIMB Featured in Recent Gwinnett Daily Post Article Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) Wellness Counselor Lisa Andreucci, LCSW, along with other wellness counselors and social workers, leads The Hope House’s CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery) program, a six-week support program aimed at helping children cope with seeing a parent or grandparent with cancer. The […]