Wellness: Keeping Water in Your Well

As we are gearing up to end the first quarter of 2023, responsibilities and deadlines are undoubtedly at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Everyone is feeling rushed, focused, and committed to putting their best foot forward to start the next quarter. As such, we may find our personal needs have been placed on the back burner, and we’ve been unconsciously ignoring what our bodies are trying…

Posted on Mar. 20, 2023 in From Our Perspective

How A Mentor Changed My Life

Each year the Georgia Tumor Registrars Association (GATR) has the Debra Fortier Memorial Scholarship. Participants are to write a 300-500 word article. This year the topic was “Mentoring has become an important part of the cancer registry profession. Have you ever had a mentor or been a mentor in this field? Describe what the experience was like and the impact it has had on your and…

Posted on Mar. 6, 2023 in From Our Perspective

Oncology Internship Program Celebrates 2nd Year of Success 

The Oncology CTR Internship Program celebrated its 2nd year in February, yielding remarkable success to date.  The CTR Internship Program has 3 main objectives: We have now come full circle with our first group of CTR Interns completing their first year as promoted CTRs. Kamilah, Michele, and Zakkiyah have proven success in their new CTR roles. We caught up with Michele and Zakkiyah who both shared…

Posted on Feb. 20, 2023 in From Our Perspective

Early Intervention Bystander CPR Could Save A Life

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a medical emergency that happens when the heart suddenly stops beating. Without quick action to revive the heart, a person can die in minutes. Recent data indicates that SCA claims a life every 90 seconds.  An out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) occurs outside of the hospital setting and can be witnessed or unwitnessed. Based on 2020 Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival…

Posted on Feb. 13, 2023 in From Our Perspective