Breast Cancer

Currently Available Clinical Trials from Georgetown Lombardi

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– Breast cancer

More clinical trials are available on NIH’s national clinical trial database.

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About Our Expertise

Whether you are in need of breast cancer screening, a consultation with a breast surgeon or genetic testing, or are interested in breast health generally, Georgetown Lombardi is committed to connecting you to the appropriate breast health services and clinical trials. We are dedicated to providing the best professional care, delivered with compassion, for all patients and to provide you with the most current breast health information and resources. In conjunction with cutting-edge breast cancer care provided by clinical partner MedStar Health, we offer a program of innovative clinical trials and a full range of supportive care services to improve patient health and quality of life.

About Breast Cancer

Current information about breast cancer (Breast Cancer Treatment, Male Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer and Pregnancy, Inflammatory Breast Cancer), incidence and survival statistics, treatment options, causes and prevention, coping strategies, clinical trials, and research is available online from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

What We Offer

Breast Health Services

  • The Betty Lou Ourisman Breast Health Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers physical examination and imaging services by health care professionals who exclusively subspecialize in the breast. Devoted solely to breast health care, these doctors, nurses and technologists — working within steps of each other — provide seamless, confident and accurate medical management of their patients.
  • The Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Prevention navigates underserved and uninsured women in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area to mammography screening and provides community outreach activities guided by evidence-based practices. Located in southeast D.C.
  • The Clinical Breast Health Program is a dedicated team of medical professionals, including fellowship-trained surgeons, medical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons and clinical cancer geneticists. Together, they develop personalized care plans with patients.

Clinical Genetic Counseling and Testing

  • Clinical genetic counseling and testing is provided by the team at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. To make an appointment for genetic counseling/testing, please call (202) 444-0023, email or visit the MedStar Health website.

Additional Resources

Breast Cancer Research

The Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research promotes advanced breast cancer research at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The research done at the Nina Hyde Center makes Georgetown one of the leading institutions for breast cancer research.

Georgetown Lombardi’s world-renowned research faculty are discovering breast cancer risk factors, designing effective prevention strategies, and learning how to detect this cancer earlier. They are developing and testing the cancer treatments of tomorrow — targeted therapies that will improve both survival and quality of life.

Georgetown Lombardi Breast Cancer Research News