Georgia Cancer Specialists Physician Receives Patients Choice Award

Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah Selected As One of Georgia’s Favorite Physicians May 31, 2012 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay) is among the top five percent of physicians nationwide to be honored by for making a difference in the lives of her patients. As recipient of the 2011 Patients’ Choice Award as […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Welcomes Dr. Mohan Krishnamachary

Board Certified Oncologist Joins Practice in Athens Office April 12, 2012 (Athens) — 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. Mohan Krishnamachary. Dr. Krishnamachary is board certified in medical oncology, geriatric medicine, and internal medicine. He will practice at the GCS-Athens […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Physicians Listed Among Atlanta Hospital News Top Physicians

Drs. Bancroft Lesesne and Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay) Included in Annual Physician Listing April 16, 2012 (Atlanta) — Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physicians Drs. Bancroft Lesesne and Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay), are among the city’s Top Physicians as listed in the March 2012 issue of Atlanta Hospital News. Dr. Lesesne, president of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), sees targeted therapy and personalized medicine […]

GCS Doctors Review Article on Therapeutic Optimization and Management of Symptoms Associated with Aromatase Inhibitors in Breast Cancer

Drs. Cheryl Jones, Mansoor Saleh, and James Gilmore Co-authored Paper on Therapeutic Optimization of Aromatase Inhibitor associated Arthralgia April 12, 2012— Oncologists Dr. Cheryl Jones, Dr. Mansoor Saleh, and James Gilmore, PharmD, of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.— published a research article in the current issue of the journal Community Oncology. Addressing […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Currently Enrolling Patients in Two Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Practice is Only Site in Georgia to Offer Aphinity Trial March 29, 2012—Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—is currently enrolling breast cancer patients in two innovative clinical trials. The Aphinity trial is an adjuvant therapy trial for patients with newly diagnosed operable primary Her2 positive breast cancer. Patients will be […]

Information Spotlight: Menopause and Breast Cancer Screening

By Dr. Cheryl Jones It’s important for women to balance the management of menopausal symptoms with breast health recommendations.  A few key points for women to understand are outlined below. Prometrium and Hormone Replacement During menopause, a prescription medication called Prometrium, a progesterone, is often prescribed to women who are also on estrogen and have […]

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Below are some frequently asked questions with information all adults should know about the disease. Why is Colon Cancer Awareness Month important? Colon Cancer is a preventable epidemic that claims the lives of 55,000 Americans every year.  Why is colonoscopy screening important? Colonoscopy screening for colon cancer, for example, if universally adopted, could decrease the […]

Georgia Cancer Specialists Nurse Practitioner Publishes Article in Professional Journal

Kennon H. McCollum Writes About Overcoming Barriers to Cancer Survivorship Programs Nurse Practitioner Kennon H. McCollum, MSN, RN, FNP-C, who works in the Stockbridge office of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS)—a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S.—published an article entitled “Identifying barriers to a successful cancer survivorship program” in the Jan. 26, issue of Oncology Nurse […]

Seven Percent of All Americans Have a Form of HPV That Can Cause Oral Cancer?

Did you know seven percent of all Americans have a form of HPV that can cause oral cancer? About 16 million Americans have oral HPV, a sexually transmitted virus more commonly linked with cervical cancer that can also cause oral cancer, according to the first nationwide estimate conducted by the American Medical Association. While mouth […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Places Spotlight on Prevention

Doctor Urges Adherence to CDC Vaccine Recommendations And Regular Pap Tests for Early Detection January 17, 2012 (Atlanta) —January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month places a spotlight on the need for early detection and prevention of the disease that takes 4,000 lives a year in the United States.  Dr. Cheryl Jones of Georgia Cancer Specialists, a Top 10 […]