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The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center's physicians and researchers work every day to advance the state-of-the-art in cancer treatment.

Their groundbreaking work in the cancer center's laboratories and clinics has contributed to the discovery of new ways to treat and care for cancer patients.

To learn about some of the recent news-making advances in cancer research and treatment at UMGCC during 2009, select from and click on the news stories below.


2009 News Releases
December
12/3 University of Maryland Medical Center Named as One of Nation's Top Hospitals for Safety and Quality, Fourth Year in a Row
November
11/19 UMGCC Breast Cancer Experts Weigh In on Screening Guidelines
October
10/23 University of Maryland Researchers Help to Develop Survivorship Guide for African-American Women with Breast Cancer
September
9/22 Todd Heap Joins Ulman Cancer Fund for Tour of UMGCC
9/16 Cyclists Combating Cancer Visit UMGCC on "Spokes of Hope" Ride
9/14 Patient Care Technician Mel Labador Receives 2009 Greenebaum Compassion Award
August
8/27 Cryotherapy Proves to be Effective in Treating Esophageal Cancer, University of Maryland Study Shows
8/25 Study Shows Promising Results for Novel Combination Treatment for Relapsed Multiple Myeloma Patients
8/19 UMGCC Welcomes Dr. Karl Prado
July
7/29 Low Prevalence of HPV Infection May be Tied to Poor Prognosis for Blacks with Head and Neck Cancer
7/27 UMGCC Welcomes Dr. Steven Feigenberg
7/13 University of Maryland Medical Center Achieves Magnet Status
7/1 UMGCC Welcomes Dr. Amy Kimball
June
6/30 UMGCC Experts Chair Sessions at World Cancer Conference in Beijing, China
6/9 Laughter is the Best Medicine: 2009 Cancer Survivors' Celebration
6/2 New Radiation Therapy Technology Enhances Precision, Reduces Treatment Time for Cancer Patients
May
5/31 Half Marathoners Run in Honor of Those Touched by Cancer
5/12 University of Maryland Cancer Specialists Test new Procedure to Treat Melanoma That has Spread to the Liver
5/7 UM Breast Care Program Receives National Quality Accreditation
April
4/30 May is National Cancer Research Month
4/28 Dr. Edward Sausville Recieves Grant from Komen Maryland Affiliate to Help Increase Access to Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
4/28 Dr. Stacy Garrett-Ray Receives Grant from Komen Maryland Affiliate to Help Address Persistent Breast Health Disparities in West Baltimore
4/22 University of Maryland Researchers Gain New Insight into how Alcohol Consumption Reduces Risk of Lymphoma
4/7 Dr. Nader Hanna to be Honored by Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation
March
3/31 Maryland Half-Marathon to Benefit University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
  Click here to see the 2008 news release archives.

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