Georgia Cancer Action Center


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March 14, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2023 – After a final vote by the Senate, the Georgia General Assembly today passed a bill (HB 85) that is expected to provide more access to biomarker testing, which is testing that can help physicians to identify the

February 16, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – February 16, 2023 – The Georgia House yesterday passed bill (HB85) in a 172-2 vote. Local and national public health groups and hospitals are expressing their support for the bill that would enable more Georgians to access appropriate biomarker testing -- a routine step in accessing personalized

January 31, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – January 31, 2023 – Today, Rep. Sharon Cooper filed a bill (HB85) that will allow more Georgians to receive biomarker testing – a routine step in accessing personalized medicine treatments that has become an increasingly important part of cancer care in recent

January 25, 2023

Biomarker Testing and Cost Savings Timely access to guideline-indicated comprehensive biomarker testing can help achieve the triple aim of health care including better health outcomes, improved quality of life, and reduced costs. Comprehensive biomarker testing looks for all recommended biomarkers based on clinical guidelines. This testing can lead to

State Contacts

Jill Arnold
Grassroots Manager, Georgia
Julie Vojtech
Government Relations Director
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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