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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 2012, select from and click on the news stories below.


2012 News Releases
December
12/4 University of Maryland Medical Center Remains Only Hospital on the East Coast to be Recognized 7 Years in a Row as a Leapfrog Top Hospital
November
11/19 University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center's Maryland Half Marathon set for May 11, 2013
October
10/29 Radiation Treatment Following Surgery Improves Survival for Elderly Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer
10/25 29 UMGCC Cancer Experts Make Baltimore Magazine's 2012 "Top Doctors" List
10/25 Dr. Minesh P. Mehta Joins University of Maryland School of Medicine
10/23 Claudia R. Baquet, M.D., M.P.H., Awarded AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities
10/17 Nearly Four out of 10 Lesbians Not Routinely Screened for Cervical Cancer, University of Maryland Study Shows
10/5 Upper Chesapeake Health Cancer Center Signs Affiliation Agreement with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
10/10 Feyruz Rassool, Ph.D., Awarded Inaugural Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Cancer Research
September
9/6 Married Lung Cancer Patients Survive Longer Than Single Patients After Treatment
August
8/14 UM School of Medicine Appoints Director of Division of Translational Radiation Sciences
June
6/12 UM School of Medicine Appoints New Medical Director for Maryland Proton Treatment Center
6/05 UMGCC Sponsors Team in the American Cancer Society's 2012 Relay for Life
6/04 University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Expert Discusses New Targeted Therapy for Melanoma in New England Journal of Medicine Editorial
6/01 UMGCC Breast Program Receives National Quality Accreditation
6/01 UMGCC Receives Highest Rating in Cancer Care from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
May
5/16 Janice J. Eisele Named Senior Vice President for Development at University of Maryland Medical System Foundation
5/15 Editorial by University of Maryland Myeloma Expert Offers Perspective on Studies Published in New England Journal of Medicine
5/8 Maryland Half Marathon Raises Funds for University Of Maryland Marlene And Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
5/8 University of Maryland's Baltimore City Cancer Program Receives $240,000 Grant from Avon Foundation
April
4/17 University of Maryland School of Medicine and Advanced Particle Therapy LLC Break Ground on $200 Million Proton Therapy Cancer Treatment Center
March
3/31 Commonly Used Diabetes Drug May Help to Prevent Primary Liver Cancer, University of Maryland Study Shows
3/23 Preoperative Hormone Therapy May Preempt Need for Mastectomy Among Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients
3/19 University of Maryland Researchers Play Key Role In Testing New Image-Guided Radiotherapy System for Cancer Patients
February
2/20 University of Maryland Appoints Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
January
1/23 The University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center's Maryland Half Marathon Introduces Dozer's Dash as Part of 2012 Race
1/10 Angela M. Hartley Brodie, Ph.D., Recipient of 2012 Pharmacia-ASPET Award
1/6 Federal Stimulus Funds Help Create Jobs Building State-of-the-Art Laboratories That Will Benefit Cancer Research
  Click here to see the 2011 news release archives.

This page was last updated on: July 16, 2013.