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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 2010, select from and click on the news stories below.


2010 News Releases
November
11/9 Few Eligible Young Women Choose to Take HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer, Study Shows
October
10/15 Greenebaum Cancer Center Researcher Wins $3.5 million Era of Hope Scholar Award
10/13 UM School of Medicine Teams with Nevada Company to Bring $200 Million Proton Therapy Cancer Treatment Center to Baltimore
10/5 'Microtentacles' Study Featured in Oct. 15 Issue of Cancer Research
September
9/28 Maryland Half-Marathon to Move to Howard County In 2011
August
8/12 University of Maryland Surgeons use da Vinci Robot to Remove Cancers of the Throat, Tongue and Tonsils
8/11 University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives $7.9 Million form NIH for Superconducting Research Magnet
8/10 Steven J. Feigenberg, M.D., Named Educator of the Year
8/10 Cancer Center Continues to Grow to Meet Demand
July
7/26 UMGCC Ranks #21 in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals List
June
6/27 2010 Cancer Survivors Celebration
6/9 Oncology Nurse Lori Tanguay Named Student Speaker for University of Maryland School of Nursing Graduation
May
5/17 Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center Partner to Offer Radiation Therapy Services in Howard County
5/13 Baltimore City Cancer Program Receives Avon Grant to Support its Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Program
5/7 University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives $12.3 Million to Renovate Research Laboratories
April
4/21 Only Months Before MD Half Marathon, Runner Steve Berry Receives Colon Cancer Diagnosis
4/21 University of Maryland Medical Center Finds That 'Going Green' Reduces Energy Consumption – and Saves Money
March
3/26 Join UMGCC for the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life"
3/25 Maryland Half-Marathon to be Held on May 23 to Benefit University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center
3/10 University of Maryland Cancer Researchers Study Role of 'Microtentacles' on Breast Tumor Cells in Spread of Cancer
3/8 University of Maryland Medical Center Wins First National Award from Prestigious Nursing Group
February
2/5 TEAM INSPIRATION: The Journey of a UMGCC Oncology Nurse
January
1/27 Radiation Therapy and Patient Safety
  Click here to see the 2009 news release archives.

This page was last updated on: January 7, 2011.