President DeGoia speaking of the importance of Geogetown Lombardi's NCI designationWhat makes Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center different from other cancer centers? Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia shares his thoughts on the important work at Washington’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Lombardi News Stories

  • Marc E. Lippman in a portrait shot in which he wears a white lab coat and tie
    Acclaimed Breast Oncologist/Researcher Returns to Georgetown’s Cancer Center

    Physician-scientist Marc E. Lippman, MD, MACP, FRCP, rejoins Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center as a member of the breast cancer program and will also be a professor in the departments of oncology and medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center.

  • Carren Oler reciting her poem, Cancer’s Unwelcome Return and the Four Angels, and showcasing an illustration of the angels
    From Chapel to Coffeehouse

    The third annual Poetry Cafe, hosted by the Georgetown Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program and Mission & Pastoral Care on June 7 in the chapel at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, provided the hospital community with the opportunity to collectively share their thoughts and experiences through poetry and more.

  • A microscopic image of breast cancer cells in color
    Exciting Research Finding Ushers in New Era in Breast Cancer Treatment

    Definitive results from a large international breast cancer study that included Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center show that a genetic test can help determine the course of a woman’s treatment and will ultimately spare many women with the most common subtype of breast cancer from receiving chemotherapy.

  • Angela Ertlschweiger is pictured indoors near a window
    Inspiration and Celebration at the 13th-Annual Women & Wine

    The 13th-annual Women & Wine event, which took place on April 18, raised over $630,000 for the Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.