News & Events

NGOC leaders attend the national Community Oncology Alliance meeting.

September 2015: NGOC leaders attend a recent national Community Oncology Alliance (COA) meeting.  (L-r):  Ted Okon, COA executive director; Scott Parker, NGOC executive director;  Dr. bruce Gould, NGOC medical director and coa president;  Dr. Mike Diaz (Florida) , Dr. David Eagle (North Carolina), Dr. Mark Thompson (Ohio).

Summer 2015:  The Commission on Cancer (CoC) awarded Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers “Full Accreditation” status for completing the Oncology Medical Home (OMH) Accreditation Program pilot survey.   “Full Accreditation” is awarded to practices that comply with eligibility requirements and standards of the CoC.

Oncology Medical Home Press Release

August 2015:   Pickens Progress –  Ring the bell after final chemotherapy treatment
Oct. 2014:  Dr. Hillary Hahm interviewed on Siriux XM Radio (Channel 81) about CLEOPATRA clinical trial results Oct. 15, 2014.   (Starts at 2:20 with Dr. Hahm)
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Dr. Klass ‘ patient shares her breast cancer story, May 9, 2014
Dr. Hillary Hahm, breast cancer specialist, featured in May 2013 issue of Georgia Trend and the October 2013 issue of Jezebel Magazine

VIDEOS

Dr. Robert Hermann featured in regional and national media regarding the recently approved HER-2 Positive breast cancer drug (April 16, 2013)

 

COA helps cancer patient find local, independent care  – (Marietta Daily Journal, March 25, 2013)

 Experimental drug helps fight advanced breast cancer

– FOX 5 Atlanta (March 6, 2013)  A NGOC patient participated in a clinical trial for HER2-positive breast cancer which led to the targeted drug’s approval in late February.

NGOC patient defies odds in battle with breast cancer –  FOX 5 Atlanta (January 2013)

MARIETTA, Ga. – A few months before the September 11th attacks, Rhonda Wilson received some devastating news: the breast cancer she’d been battling for more than a year had come back.  This time, it has spread beyond her breast into her neck. Wilson wasn’t yet 40 and her story was just beginning.

WellStar Chief Cancer Officer and NGOC Oncologist Dr. Mike Andrews on the New Kennestone Tower – WSB – TV (January 2013)

Articles

NGOC Patients’ Participation in Clinical Trials Helps Lead to the Approval of New Breast Cancer Drug

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