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Georgia Cancer Center

Cancer Care

Georgia Cancer Center is known for comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with all types of cancer.

If it's cancer, one more reason to see us first.

1411 Laney Walker Blvd.
Augusta, GA 30912
706-721-6744
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  • Cancer Care

It is the mission of the Georgia Cancer Center "to reduce the burden of cancer in the state of Georgia, and across the globe, through superior care, innovation and education."

It is the mission of the Georgia Cancer Center "to reduce the burden of cancer in the state of Georgia, and across the globe, through superior care, innovation and education."

Why Choose Us

Through our extensive experience in treating cancer patients across the region we know seeing a cancer specialist as soon as possible will help reduce the anxiety of uncertainty. Anyone can come to us; we see patients of all ages, at any stage of cancer, even those that may suspect they have cancer or have a family history. We offer patients:

  • Self referrals: Patients don't need a referral from their primary care provider to come to us, they can self-refer. Simply call and ask to speak to aNurse Navigator. Nurse Navigators can also help with requests for a second opinion.
  • Clinical trials: Find out about gaining access to cutting-edge cancer treatments, when other treatment options are limited, through our clinical trials.
  • Helpful services: We provide our patients with:
    • Dedicated personnel to assist them in many aspects of their care.
    • Easy access to parking, to make things as stress-free as possible.
    • Cancer Support Services
  • Blood Cancer: The area’s only blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapy programs to treat leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myelomas and other blood disorders.
  • Bone Cancer: Orthopedic oncologists diagnose and treat bone and soft-tissue cancers, providing additional care and treatment for any related bone problems.
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Cancer: Our neuro-oncologists specialize in treating patients with benign or malignant cancers that originate in, or spread to, the brain and spinal cord.
  • Breast Cancer: Come see us for breast cancer care using advanced 3-D diagnostics, innovative research and progressive treatment options.
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer: We treat patients with cancers that affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and digestive system, including the stomach, colon, pancreas and liver.
  • Gynecologic Cancer: Our internationally recognized Gynecological Cancer Program for patients with cancers affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Head and Neck Cancer: Cancers affect the mouth, nose and throat can be treated successfully with the best outcome when diagnosed early.
  • Hereditary Cancer: Our Hereditary Cancer Clinic offers multidisciplinary risk assessment, genetic testing and counseling, personalized surveillance and care coordination to patients and families with known, or potential, hereditary cancer conditions.
  • Lung Cancer: Screening, diagnosis and treatment of lung and other chest (thoracic) cancers helping you optimize lung function for a better quality of life.
  • Pediatric Cancer and Childhood Blood Disorders: The Children's Hospital of Georgia's pediatric hematology and oncology team works with children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders to provide the multidisciplinary care they need, right here in the Augusta, Georgia area.
  • Skin Cancer: If your dermatologist determines that you need to see a cancer specialist you will be sent to us for further treatment and care.
  • Urologic Cancer: Broad-spectrum cancer care of the urinary tract, kidneys and adrenal glands in both men and women, and the reproductive organs of men, including the prostate.

Pioneering Cancer Treatments

Because we are an academic medical center involved in cutting-edge cancer research, your care can include innovative new cancer treatments.  We have been awarded prestigious grants from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health, including funding for the state’s only minority focused cancer research program. This evidence based approach to care means that your treatment plan can include clinical trials  and treatment options not available anywhere else. 

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our multidisciplinary team provides the latest treatment options, including minimally invasive surgeries to treat a wide range of cancers with a less invasive approach. We perform the most advanced procedures using the da Vinci surgical system at our Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery.

Radiation Oncology 

The Radiation Therapy Center provides radiation oncology treatments to patients in a freestanding regional center.

Infusion Therapy and Chemotherapy

The Infusion Center offers IV treatments including chemotherapy and biotherapy. We also administer infusions such as iron, fluids and blood products. 

Cancer Support Services

Whether you have just recently had a cancer diagnosis or have been dealing with it long term, our team of support specialists are here to help you manage your cancer and cope with all aspects of treatment. At the Georgia Cancer Center, we don’t just take care of your cancer, we take care of you.

Cancer Care for All

We believe that anyone suffering from cancer should have access to the skilled and compassionate services offered at Georgia Cancer Center.  We focus on outreach to patients within our community and beyond, because not only do we want to reduce the number of cancer deaths in Georgia, we want to provide all patients the ability to improve their outcomes through groundbreaking treatments and access to clinical trials.   

Partnering for Cancer Research 

Georgia Cancer Center is known as the "state’s cancer center", we partner with healthcare providers, from within the state and across the region, to teach the next generation of oncology specialists. 

We are team leaders in a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program. This collaborative effort is Georgia’s only minority-focused research program, our partners include:

 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Bryan, Locke J., MD

Hematology/Oncology

Ameri, Afshin, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

McDonough, Colleen Hope, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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