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Distinguished as a leader in cancer research and care since 1970, Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is Washington, D.C.’s only cancer center federally designated by the National Cancer Institute that seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic, translational and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach.

In 2022, We Raised...

$1,453,737

Where the money goes

100% of funds raised by the BellRinger community support the world-renowned research faculty at Georgetown Lombardi as they discover cancer risk factors, design effective prevention strategies, and develop the cancer treatments of tomorrow.

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Dr. Louis M. Weiner

Director of Georgetown Lombardi

“We live in a time of great hope in the area of cancer therapy. Many new, important and life-changing treatments are now being developed. We are privileged to offer patients tomorrow’s treatments today.”

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    Immunotherapy

    Georgetown Lombardi is at the forefront of pioneering research known as immunotherapy. Immunotherapy uses your body’s immune system to find and destroy cancerous cells. There are several different immunotherapy types, but all immunotherapy works by training your immune system so it can do more to fight cancer.

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    Minority Health and Health Disparities

    Georgetown Lombardi’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research continues to make great strides in the fight against cancer, implementing effective interventions in the capital that support disproportionately impacted populations through navigational services, screenings, educational programs, and other preventative measures.

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    Precision Medicine

    Georgetown Lombardi is a leader in an emerging approach for cancer research, treatment, and prevention called precision medicine. Precision medicine considers individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person allowing our team to treat the right cancer with the right medication at the right time.

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    Survivorship

    Survivorship research includes studying cancer treatment side effects and surveillance for second cancers. Survivorship research also includes studies of health care delivery, or how cancer care and primary care can work together after treatment. It spans cancer types and specialties. At Georgetown Lombardi, our goal is to generate standards of care to serve as models in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

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    Data Science

    Georgetown Lombardi is recognizing the critical role of large, complex data sets to the cancer center’s research progress, Georgetown Lombardi launched the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics (ICBI) as an academic hub for innovative research in this field. Leveraging the power of advanced analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, ICBI better connects patients to innovative cancer treatments while ensuring cutting-edge research can be shared seamlessly across research institutions and the private sector.

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