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Working to improve access to care for cancer patients in rural communities

The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University is one of 12 sites in the country to receive a National Cancer Institute grant to improve access to clinical trials for minorities and those living in rural communities.

Dr. Sharad Ghamande and one of his patients sat down with Shaquille Lord, a reporter for Fox 54, to discuss the benefits of the grant and how the patient said it saved her life.

WFXG: Taking a look inside GA’s only minority focused research program

Sept. 6, 2017

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Chris Curry

Chris Curry is Communications Coordinator for the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-799-8841 or