@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...
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Results of a first-of-its-kind prospective study with a family planning app find it to be as effective as other modern methods for avoiding an unplanned pregnancy, according to Georgetown researchers.
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The first arm of a phase II clinical trial by a research team at Georgetown University Medical Center testing the use of nilotinib in patients with Parkinson’s disease demonstrates precisely how the agent increases levels of dopamine in the brains...
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The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appear to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV.
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Findings from a novel online questionnaire of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) suggest the majority of these patients do not receive proper care, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in the first known investigation of...
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Direct-to-consumer DNA testing kits are expected to be a popular holiday gift this year, with 100 million people expected to have used one by 2020—but an expert genetic counselor at Georgetown says consumers should understand a few pros and cons...
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The low unemployment rate in the U.S. — which fell to a 49 year-low in September and October — is good news to many people, but perhaps not to residents of nursing homes. A Georgetown University Medical Center study found that quality of care in...
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Cigarette smoking dramatically decreased between 2013 and 2017 just as e-cigarette use became more popular, according to a comprehensive analysis examining the relationship between vaping and smoking among youth and young adults led by a Georgetown...
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Genetic testing of women diagnosed with breast cancer could be “impactful.” @LombardiCancer medical oncologist reacts to new guidelines issued by breast surgeons’ organization.
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Georgetown #GlobalHealth Experts in Infectious Disease Available to Comment on @WHO Emergency Committee Meeting
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