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Creating Community Catalysts

One of the Georgia Cancer Center’s main goals is to reach out to our community, engage them in partnerships, and empower them to become catalysts and work together to increase healthy behaviors, prevent many cancers and reduce the risk of developing many others.

From prevention through survivorship, we want to be the ‘go to’ resource and be with the community every step of the way. We provide information that ranges from prevention education to special events; from screenings to research updates; from clinical care to survivorship programs – all with the focus on supporting those at risk of developing cancer, those being affected by a diagnosis of cancer, and those suffering cancer health disparities and inequities.

How to Connect

 

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Community Connections

We want to be your "go to" resource for helping keep you, your family, your friends, co-workers, and employers that make up our community informed about ways to prevent cancer and the role that screening plays in detecting cancer early. Our goal is to continue building partnerships that promote engagement so that, together, we promote health, reduce cancer incidence, and increase survival rates with quality of life.

Community Cancer Education Session

Get Involved and Get Educated

The Georgia Cancer Center is proud to provide Patient- and Family-Centered Care inside our Outpatient Services clinic, the Georgia Radiation Center, the Children’s Hospital of Georgia and multiple areas inside the main Augusta University Health Center. We have a variety of Prevention and Screening Opportunities available for those concerned about their risks of developing cancer.

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Patient Care and Support

We believe in helping any cancer patient and any caretaker access our services and support opportunities at any point from diagnosis to treatment to survivorship – always with skill and compassion.

Cancer Center Community News

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Georgia Cancer Center kicks off registration and fundraising for Unite in the Fight Against Cancer 2022

In 2022, the Georgia Cancer Center is excited to welcome Unite in the Fight Against Cancer participants back to an in-person walk.

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Paceline donates $330,069 to advance research projects at Georgia Cancer Center

This year’s fundraising total represents a 65% increase since its inaugural event held in May 2019.

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Georgia Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital and Augusta mayor join forces to help families lower cancer risk

While they have a long life ahead of them, now is the time for Augusta's children to learn skills and habits that can ensure their life will be filled with healthy choices. They are the reason the Georgia Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia and Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis are joining forces to create the Augusta Fit Families program.

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Georgia Cancer Center partners with churches to promote COVID-19 education and awareness

The Georgia Cancer Center is working with African American church leaders across Georgia to help minorities and underserved individuals understand the impact COVID-19 can have on them and their loved ones.

Community Events