Georgetown University Medical Center - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center accredited by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Washington, DC region, and one of only 41 nationwide. Named for Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins coach Vince Lombardi, who was treated at Georgetown, Lombardi was established in 1970 as the cancer clinic at Georgetown University Hospital. Today, Lombardi has over 200 faculty and receives $100 million in research funding each year. The director of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is Dr. Louis M. Weiner, MD, and notable faculty include Dr. Richard Schlegel, one of the innovators behind the HPV vaccine.

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