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Recent Stories from Lombardi

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    Research in a Minute: Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD

    As associate director of clinical research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and professor of medical oncology and pharmacology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD, leads a team of researchers in studying thymic carcinoma, also known as cancer of the thymus.

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    Frederick National Laboratory and Georgetown Launch Research and Education Collaboration

    A new collaboration between Georgetown University and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland, aims to expand both institutions’ research and training missions in the biomedical sciences.

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    Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women: Weighing Screening Options

    Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in women ages 65 and older, according to research published by a team led by Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, associate professor of oncology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a member of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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    New Immunotherapy Combination Tolerable, Effective in Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer

    A study led by Michael B. Atkins, MD, deputy director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, that combined an agent that blocks blood vessel formation with an immunotherapy agent was found to have promising anti-tumor activity and no unexpected side effects in an early-phase clinical trial in patients with advanced kidney cancer who had not been previously treated.