A new study published by a team led by Georgetown University Medical Center researchers finds that despite expectations following the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s Medicaid expansion, there was no increased use of complex surgical procedures at high volume hospitals among ethnic/racial minorities and low-income populations.
High school and college students participating in the Summer Research Volunteer Program at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center gained valuable insights about the process of scientific discovery and the biology of cancer.
A group of breast cancer advocates at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center says they’ve created a model for developing productive, successful and sustainable collaborations between advocates and scientists in cancer research.
A valuable cache of brain cancer biomedical data, one of only two such large collections in the country, has been made freely available to researchers worldwide, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has selected DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, to receive its annual leadership award recognizing his unwavering support of the Washington, D.C., cancer center.
Nationwide and locally in D.C., deaths from liver cancer have significantly risen over the past 16 years. Despite this grim news, Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, an associate professor at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, sees hope for meaningful progress in liver cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Organized by the T32 Oversight Committee, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted a poster day to showcase the work of its trainees, who include master's students, postdoctoral fellows and others in advanced training.
Childhood cancer survivors, Georgetown Lombardi oncologists and representatives from Hyundai Motor America all gathered on a sunny day outside of the Medical-Dental Building to celebrate Jeffrey Toretsky, MD, as the recipient of the $100,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels award.
A team of scientists led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers has published a study validating that a new test could be key to reducing the cost of caring for patients with bladder cancer while simultaneously relieving some patients of unnecessary treatment.