What Minorities Need to Know About Current Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines By Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee, MD Every April, the American Cancer Society, and other organizations work together to raise awareness around cancer amongst minorities. National Minority Cancer Awareness Week is celebrated this week (April 15.) The Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition supports these efforts and would […]
In a landmark decision, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first ever breast cancer genetic test developed by leading at-home genetics company, 23andMe. People will now have the ability to test themselves at home for genetic risk factors connected to ovarian and breast cancer without their doctor’s permission. The approved at home genetic […]
On behalf of everyone in the GABCC family, we would like to send our deepest condolences to Mr. Ron Johnson on the passing of his dear wife Mrs. Judith Whipple Johnson. In her honor, we have received so many generous donations. We are so thankful and will work tirelessly to help, assist, and advocate for Breast […]
Come support the Lady Jackets and Breast Cancer survivors at the annual ‘Play 4 Kay’ game on February 15th at 7 PM.
Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is conducting Lung Cancer Screenings. If you are a current or former smoker, speak with your physician to discuss the risks and benefits of receiving a low dose CT scan.
The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute has released their dates for the 2018 Skin Cancer Screenings. These screenings will be on March 22, April 19, June 14, July 19, and September 27. Patients must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is holding Prostate Cancer Screenings on February 22, May 17, August 23, and October 11. These exams are for men ages 45-75 who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer and who have not had a prostate exam in the last year. For questions and detailed information about screening visit […]
The Georgia Breast Cancer annual retreat is scheduled for January 20, 2018. We are always excited about this Board requirement so we can plan out all the exciting things Georgia Breast Cancer will be doing for 2018. This Year This year, the Georgia Breast Cancer plans on working more with patients, and funding medical and […]
The Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition had a great and productive meeting at DeKalb Medical on Monday. The meeting centered on what GABCC could do to help breast cancer patients at DeKalb Medical. DeKalb Medical expressed that they have 10 women from their October screening that need an ultrasound follow up. GABCC has committed to paying for […]
POST YOUR HEALTHY SELFIES THIS #GIVINGTUESDAY Share your #HealthySelfie. Follow three simple steps for a chance to win $500 for GABCC! As the holiday season approaches and it’s time to consider what we have been grateful for in 2017, #GivingTuesday is a great time to start thinking of ways to give back our communities and the […]