CDC recommends Georgetown-developed HPV vaccine for boys

Boys and young men should be vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, to prevent throat and anal cancers, a federal advisory board for the Center of Disease Control announced early last week. The board recommended the vaccine… Read More

Georgetown medical researchers discover genetic link to cancer

Researchers at the Georgetown University School of Medicine have recentlyuncovered a genetic irregularity that causes cancer in some individuals. David Solomon, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the group of Dr. Todd Waldman, an associate professor of oncology at the Lombardi Comprehensive… Read More

Georgetown receives $6.75 million to research gastrointestinal cancers

Otto and Jeanne Ruesch, left, with Michael Kaiser The Georgetown Medical Center recently received a $6.75 million gift to do research on colon, pancreatic and other gastrointestinal cancers, according to Blue and Gray. The gift comes from Jeanne… Read More