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Study: Living in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Influences Stress-Related Genes, Which May Contribute to Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men

July 12, 2024
Those living in disadvantaged neighborhoods have significantly higher activity of stress-related genes, new research suggests, which could contribute to higher rates of aggressive prostate cancer in African American men. The study, which was co-led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), was published today in JAMA Network Open.

University of Maryland School of Medicine Cancer Research Featured at American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting

October 02, 2023
Researchers in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) presented significant findings in two studies featured today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Diego. They are among 10 top-rated research studies ASTRO is highlighting and 33 presentations by department members at this year's meeting.

Internationally-Recognized Thoracic Oncologist Dr. Taofeek K. Owonikoko Named Executive Director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

October 02, 2023
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD, and University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) President and CEO Bert W. O'Malley, MD, announced today that Taofeek K. Owonikoko, MD, PhD, a distinguished physician-scientist with a global reputation in thoracic oncology, has been appointed Executive Director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC).

University of Maryland Medical Center Announces Public Launch of Transformational Campaign to Support Major Expansion of UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 13, 2022
Today, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) announced the public launch of the Building for Life Campaign, an extraordinary effort to raise $55 million for the construction of the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine—the new home of UMGCCC.