articles & publications

 Jun 03, 2021

"Why Clinical Trials Are Critical to Progress against Cancer"

Clinical trials are essential for moving new methods of preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer from the laboratory to physicians' offices and other clinical settings and, ultimately, to improve care and quality of life for people with cancer.

 Jun 03, 2021

"How New Knowledge about Cancer Is Changing Clinical Trials"

Over the last two decades, biomedical researchers have begun to unravel cancer’s immense complexity, drilling down to the molecular level to better understand the genetic and biological changes that drive how cancers develop, grow, and spread. Today, researchers are able to sequence the genome of an individual patient’s cancer more quickly and more cheaply than ever before, making precision medicine possible.

 Jun 03, 2021

"Coping with Cancer"

You may have just learned that you have cancer. Or you may be in treatment, finishing treatment, or have a friend or family member with cancer. Having cancer changes your life and the lives of those around you. The symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment may cause certain physical changes, but they can also affect the way you feel and how you live.

 Nov 01, 2015

Bringing Cutting-Edge Cancer Care Across Georgia; Georgia NCORP Spearheads Statewide Research Collaboration

A statewide initiative involving multiple hospitals and healthcare organizations is poised to bring the latest in cancer research and care to communities throughout the state of Georgia. This unprecedented partnership, sponsored by Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, was selected by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). The designation includes a five-year, $5.85-million grant.