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Lombardi Receives NIH Grant

Lombardi Receives NIH Grant

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health awarded The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences $4.5 million to study environmental factors leading to breast cancer Oct. 8. USU associate professor Celia Byrne and Lombardi professor Marybeth Martin[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Lombardi Begins Cancer Trial

Lombardi Begins Cancer Trial

The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital embarked on a nationwide clinical trial Sept. 1 that will compare two melanoma drugs. ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group, an organization that designs and conducts cancer research on adults who have or are at risk of developing cancer, is conducting[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Dept. of Health Encourages Medical Tourism

The Washington, D.C., Department of Health is working to designate MedStar Georgetown University Hospital as an international center of excellence as part of a program to help promote the District as a premier medical destination and attract foreigners to undergo medical procedures, participate in research and train with D.C.’s medical[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Study: Pictures Deter Smokers

Research from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Research Center found that pictorial warnings are more effective at dissuading cigarette usage than messages containing only text, according to a study released on Sept. 14 in “Nicotine and Tobacco Research”. Spearheaded by Darren Mays, assistant professor of oncology at the Georgetown University Medical[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Lombardi Gala Raises Half-Million

Lombardi Gala Raises Half-Million

When NFL players make headlines for their off-the-field exploits, it’s usually bad news. On Saturday, however, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald garnered positive attention when he was awarded the NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award at the 27th Annual Lombardi Gala, the proceeds of which benefit the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

GUMC Finds CT Scan May Lower Cancer Fatalities

A study conducted in part at the Medical Center’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center found that screening former and current smokers with a CT scan can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20 percent, according to a university press release. “The bottom line for this study is that these results are very[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Cancer Center Breakthrough May Alter Treatment

Georgetown researchers at Lombardi Cancer Center may have discovered a cancer-killing treatment that implements a cold virus in the destruction of cancer cells. The virus, known as reovirus, is known to cause gastrointestinal problems and infect the respiratory tract. When interacting with tumors, however, it evolves rapidly and destroys them.[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUMC Granted $7.5 Million

The National Cancer Institute awarded the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center a $7.5 million grant for the creation of a Center for Cancer Systems Biology to research new advanced methods to prevent and treat breast cancer. The research team, headed by lead investigator Robert Clarke, interim director of the Biomedical Graduate[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized