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Use of Genetic Testing in Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Decreases Cost of Care Nationwide

A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the U.S. by about $50 million (about 2 percent of the overall costs in the first year). The study by Georgetown Lombardi...
19-Apr-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Large Federal Program Aimed at Providing Better Health Care Underfunds Primary Care

Despite a mandate to help patients make better-informed health care decisions, a ten-year research program established under the Affordable Care Act has funded a relatively small number of studies that examine primary care, the setting where the...
14-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rare but Important Gene Target Found in Many Tumor Types, Suggesting New Therapy Possible

A consortium of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators have completed the largest analysis of a new gene fusion they believe is responsible for development of a wide spectrum of cancer types.
12-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


@LombardiCancer-Led Study Leads to First FDA-Approved Drug in Decades to Improve Survival in Small Cell Lung Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval today of atezolizumab (Tecentriq®, Genentech) in combination with chemotherapy (carboplatin and etoposide) for the initial treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC) marks the end...
18-Mar-2019 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds HIV+ Cancer Patients Benefit From Immunotherapy

The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appear to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV.
6-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Obese Mice Lose a Third of Their Fat Using a Natural Protein

To the great surprise of cancer researchers in a Georgetown University-led study, a protein they investigated for its possible role in cancer turned out to be a powerful regulator of metabolism.
25-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Use of Electrical Brain Stimulation to Foster Creativity Has Sweeping Implications

In an article published in Creativity Research Journal, Georgetown researchers address neuro-ethical concerns associated with the increasing use of transcranial electrical stimulation (tES).
18-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Breast Cancer Advocates Make Their Case in Cancer Research Journal

Georgetown Breast Cancer Advocates (GBCA), a volunteer group of survivors and other advocates who support and promote cancer research at Georgetown University, have published an article that underscores ways in which both the scientific and advocacy...
15-Aug-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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