All Posts: tobacco control
Georgetown Lombardi Faculty Members Aim To Improve Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation Rates by Focusing on Equity in Care
Kathryn Taylor, PhD, professor of oncology, believes she can have no greater impact on reducing the burden of cancer than by focusing on the harms of tobacco use. The work she co-leads with Randi Williams, PhD, assistant professor of oncology, as part of the Lung Screening, Tobacco, and Health (LSTH) research lab at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is especially impactful on underserved communities, who are often the target of tobacco product marketing.
Category: GUMC Stories
The Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR) — a collaboration among Georgetown University, the University of Michigan, and the British Columbia (BC) Cancer Research Institute — recently received $20 million in funding to continue its research on the impact of tobacco regulations on tobacco use patterns and their downstream health effects.
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