The Walking Warriors Battling Breast Cancer's second-annual walk on April 27 raised more than $135,000 for breast cancer research, community service and education programs at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Geoff Grubbs realized the benefits of seeking out medical oncologist Bruce Cheson, MD, head of hematology and director of hematology research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, to treat his chronic lymphocytic leukemia when he developed an extremely rare complication from the disease.
Women & Wine, one of Washington’s largest annual philanthropic events by and for women, raised over $735K at its April 24 annual event, with proceeds designated for research and treatment at Georgetown Lombardi's Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research.
A new study by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and National Cancer Institute researchers suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the U.S. by about $50 million and offer women valuable information about treatment options.
A consortium of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators have completed the largest analysis of a new gene fusion they believe is responsible for development of a wide spectrum of cancer types.
Three staff members from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will participate in the Hyundai Hands-On Contest at this year's Washington Auto Show, where they will compete to win a research grant for Georgetown Lombardi and a new car.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Benjamin Weinberg, MD, is exploring the role of microbiota in colorectal cancer to find out why there has been an uptick in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer in people in their 20s and 30s.