Georgetown University basic science researcher and oncology professor Fung Lung Chung, PhD, and Associate Professor of Oncology Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, are testing the power of an extract found in green tea to prevent cancer in cirrhotic livers.
The summer internship program at Georgetown’s Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers provides 12 students from schools across the country the opportunity to learn about all aspects of GI oncology.
A survey aimed at assessing how well community oncologists understand “molecular profiling” results from tumor specimens found that 69 percent of participants either said they don’t know the answers, or they responded incorrectly.
A study by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center physicians indicates that cancer patients with HIV or viral hepatitis, along with African Americans, who have been underrepresented in or excluded from most clinical trials, benefit from immunotherapy for cancer treatment at the same rate as other patients.
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.