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Dr. Jorge Cortes leads the Georgia Cancer Center team.

Watch: Dr. Jorge Cortes discusses September cancer awareness

September is the designated awareness month for several types of cancer. Dr. Jorge Cortes, director of the Georgia Cancer Center, discusses events and news for this month in a Facebook Live chat.

Watch the video and follow the Georgia Cancer Center on Facebook.

See photos from September’s ribbon-hanging ceremony to honor childhood cancer patients.

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