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Patient Prostate Tissue Used to Create Unique Model of Prostate Cancer Biology

For the first time, researchers have been able to grow, in a lab, both normal and primary cancerous prostate cells from a patient, and then implant a million of the cancer cells into a mouse to track how the tumor progresses. The achievement, say...
15-Dec-2016 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smoking Down, Number of Lives Saved Up as More Countries Embrace Tobacco Control Measures

Between 2008 and 2014, more than 53 million people in 88 countries stopped smoking due to tobacco control measures, which means that more than 22 million smoking-related deaths have been averted, say researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi...
8-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Georgetown Lombardi Hosts Patient/Physician Symposium Focused on GI Cancers


The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts its 7th Annual “Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer,” a symposium for medical professionals, patients and advocates, Dec. 1-3,...
29-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Graphic Pictures on Cigarette Packs Would Significantly Reduce Smoking Death Rate


Using prominent, graphic pictures on cigarette packs warning against smoking could avert more than 652,000 deaths, up to 92,000 low birth weight infants, up to 145,000 preterm births, and about 1,000 cases of sudden infant deaths in the U.S. over...
31-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Researchers Describe Method to Study Real Time Cancer Invasion

A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has described the steps, in both written and video format, that allow cancer investigators to track, in real time, cancer cell invasion and metastasis in transparent zebrafish...
27-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clarivate Analytics and Georgetown University Named a USPTO Cancer Moonshot Challenge Winner

Clarivate Analytics announced its third place win with Georgetown University in the USPTO Cancer Moonshot Challenge held by the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office.
6-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chris Mortensen to Receive the 2016 NFLPA Georgetown Lombardi Award

Award-winning ESPN journalist Chris Mortensen has been named this year’s NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award honoree.
4-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhibiting Production of One Protein Restores Treatment Benefit in Resistant Breast Cancer

In animal models of human breast cancer, inhibiting a single protein restores sensitivity to tamoxifen, a commonly used drug for treatment of some breast cancers.
30-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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