Clinical trials: should you volunteer?

A clinical trial is a research study in which volunteers receive investigational treatments under the supervision of a physician and trained research professionals. These treatments are developed by pharmaceutical companies who select qualified physicians to be their Investigators.

Extended care facility garden recognized by Audubon group 
Garden provides residents with fulfilling hobby

Lawrenceville, Ga. – Gwinnett Extended Care Center (GECC) at Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville has received certification from the Atlanta Audubon Society as a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary. GECC is one of only two retirement communities/nursing homes in metropolitan Atlanta to achieve this recognition.

Katie Michaud, Director of GMC’s oncology services.
Program helps patients fight common, complex cancer 
Lung cancer screening program recognized as center of excellence 

Lawrenceville – The Cancer Institute at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) was recently recognized by the Lung Cancer Alliance as a Center of Excellence for their lung screening program. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second leading cause of all deaths in the United States.