Saturday October 21st, 2017 7:58AM

NGMC, other Ga. hospitals to benefit from NCI grants

ATLANTA - Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) and other Georgia hospitals will benefit from grants recently awarded by the National Cancer Institute.<br /> <br /> The money will be used to support the development of cancer prevention and treatment strategies.<br /> <br /> The hospitals are members of two Georgia-based cancer research consortiums with a statewide reach that will lead NCI's Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) in their respective communities.<br /> <br /> The award winners are a consortium led by Georgia Regents University Cancer Center in Augusta and a statewide partnership, named "Georgia NCORP," made up of Atlanta's Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Savannah's St. Joseph's/Candler's Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion, and Georgia CORE
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