A research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has published the results of a mouse study that shows how changes in mammary glands to accommodate breastfeeding use a molecular process believed to contribute to the survival of premalignant breast cells.
New research by Georgetown University Medical Center investigators indicates that a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat breast cancer alters brain structure and function in mice that express the human APOE4 gene, which is known to significantly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
The first large U.S. study of cognition in older breast cancer patients, led by researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, indicates that within the first two years after diagnosis and treatment, most women do not experience cancer-related cognitive problems.
The science that earned two researchers the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2018 — the discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation — is at the heart of an increasing number of standard treatments and many ongoing clinical trials at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Simulations with animal models meant to mirror galactic cosmic radiation exposure to astronauts are raising red flags for investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center about the health of astronauts during long voyages, such as to Mars.
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.