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    12-Feb-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 689158

Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women: Weighing Screening Options

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women — those ages 65 and older, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The findings could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.

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8-Feb-2018 12:45 PM EST
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    10-Feb-2018 1:10 PM EST

Article ID: 688935

New Immunotherapy Combination Tolerable, Effective in Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Combining an anti-angiogenesis agent, which blocks blood vessel formation, with an immunotherapy agent, was found to have promising anti-tumor activity and no unexpected side effects in an early-phase clinical trial in patients with advanced kidney cancer.

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8-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST
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    30-Jan-2018 6:00 PM EST

Article ID: 688550

Unique Research Approach Finds FDA Approved Drug Shuts Down Ewing Sarcoma Cells in Lab

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Based on a novel approach to drug discovery, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say an agent approved to treat a type of leukemia might also help young people with a much rarer and aggressive form of cancer, Ewing sarcoma.

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26-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Cell Biology, Pharmaceuticals, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro

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    29-Jan-2018 3:00 PM EST

Article ID: 688501

Language Is Learned in Brain Circuits That Predate Humans

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

It has often been claimed that humans learn language using brain components that are specifically dedicated to this purpose. Now, new evidence strongly suggests that language is in fact learned in brain systems that are also used for many other purposes and even pre-existed humans, say researchers.

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25-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Neuro, Speech & Language, PNAS, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro, All Journal News

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    12-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 687850

Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.

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11-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
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AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, PLoS One, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro

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Article ID: 687655

Georgetown Physician Available for Interviews Regarding Trump’s Physical Exam

Georgetown University Medical Center

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10-Jan-2018 6:05 AM EST
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    8-Jan-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 687415

Gene Test to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Less Cost Effective in Real World Practice

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The most commonly used gene expression profile test, Oncotype DX®, used to help predict breast cancer recurrence may not be as cost-effective as once thought, say a team of researchers.

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4-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST
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    20-Nov-2017 1:00 PM EST

Article ID: 684671

Impact of a Genetic Risk Factor for Substance Use Differs by Sex in Adolescents

Georgetown University Medical Center

In a study of adolescent boys and girls, neuroscientists have found a sex difference in a gene linked to substance use disorders.

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8-Nov-2017 5:05 AM EST
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Addiction, Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Substance Abuse, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro

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    20-Nov-2017 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 685403

Some Cancer Therapies May Provide a New Way to Treat High Blood Pressure

Georgetown University Medical Center

Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medical Center investigators. The finding could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment because although a number of high blood pressure drugs are now available, they work by different mechanisms that are not suited for all patients.

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17-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST
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    10-Nov-2017 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 684846

Brain Chemistry Profiles Shows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Gulf War Illness as Unique Disorders

Georgetown University Medical Center

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin — chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI).

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8-Nov-2017 1:40 PM EST
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