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2014 News Releases

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, click on a news story below.


2014 News Releases
December
12/5 Greenebaum Cancer Center Recognizes Compassion in Two Staff Members
November
11/17 Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for High-risk Patients
11/13 UM Surgical Team Heading to Kenya to Treat Patients with Head and Neck Cancer, Other Medical Problems
11/6 Cancer Screening and Prevention Key Topics at Coaches vs Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast
October
10/30 18 Greenebaum Cancer Center Physicians Make Baltimore Magazine's 2014 "Top Doctors" List
10/28 Greenebaum Cancer Center and University of Maryland, Baltimore Launch Program to Steer Students into Careers in Cancer Research and Care
10/23 University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center Golf Tournament Raises More than $300,000
10/17 Dr. Pamela Clark Named One of "50 Women to Watch" in Baltimore
September
9/27 University of Maryland Department of Radiation Oncology a Strong Presence at National Meeting
9/25 Joseph S. Friedberg, MD, Appointed as Division Head of Thoracic Surgery; Shamus Carr, MD, Named Associate Chief
9/25 Meet Radiation Oncologist Dr. Pranshu Mohindra
9/9 Resolving the Prostate Cancer Dilemma
9/7 New Prostate Cancer Drug Showing Promise in Clinical Trials
August
8/27 Greenebaum Cancer Center Launches University of Maryland Cancer Network
8/27 Meet Lung Cancer Expert Dr. Martin Edelman
8/26 University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Expands Collaboration With Greenebaum Cancer Center
8/19 Treatment Differences May Account for Higher Rate of Cervical Cancer Death in African-American Women in Maryland
July
7/30 Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, MD Joins Greenebaum Cancer Center
7/15 UMGCC Patient Deborah Hinkle Throws Baltimore Orioles' First Pitch
7/10 Greenebaum Cancer Center Presents "No Evidence of Disease" Documentary Screening
7/3 UM Greenebaum Cancer Center and Hopkins Sydney Kimmel Cancer Center Award $300,000 in Grants to Advance Cancer Research
June
6/24 Greenebaum Cancer Center Nurse Nancy Corbitt Honored for Nursing Excellence
6/19 Join UMGCC for the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life"
May
5/25 UMGCC Researcher Receives $250,000 Grant for Immunotherapy Research
5/15 Alex Paddison, 17, Frederick County High School Student, Takes First Place In Maryland Half Marathon
5/12 U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Previously Reported, Especially Among Older Women & African-American Women
5/4 Avon Foundation Awards University of Maryland's Baltimore City Cancer Program $75,000 Grant for Patient Navigation Program
April
4/9 Baltimore City Cancer Program Awarded $100,000 grant by Susan G. Komen® Maryland for Outreach in Hispanic Community
March
3/13 Dhan V. Kalvakolanu, M.S., Ph.D, Appointed Editor-in-Chief for Cytokine
February
2/19 Study: Bevacizumab (Avastin) Fails to Improve Survival for Patients Newly Diagnosed With Glioblastoma
2/6 University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Signs Formal Affiliation Agreement With Greenebaum Cancer Center
2/5 Oncology Nurse Honored with Hope Award for Care of Young Adult Cancer Patients
January
1/28 University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Establishes Population Science Research Program Led by Drs. Joanne Dorgan and Cheryl Holt
1/6 2013 Greenebaum Awards Celebrate Compassionate Care
  Click here to see the 2013 news release archives.

This page was last updated on: December 8, 2014.