Crispin Vary was just 30 years old in the spring of 2015 when he was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma. Crispin has a family history of skin cancer so he received regular skin checks for suspicious moles by a dermatologist. He was shocked to receive the diagnosis after work up for chest discomfort revealed several tumors in his chest. Crispin sought treatment at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and then enrolled in an immunotherapy clinical trial through the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Today his tumors have either completely disappeared or are mostly gone. Doctors never found where his cancer started. To make an appointment or learn more, call 1-888-666-3432 or visit MedStarGeorgetownCancer.org
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At the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Georgetown University Hospital, our epilepsy specialists have made it their life's work to study epilepsy and find innovative solutions and treatments. You are in excellent hands at Georgetown, and we will work with you to find the right combination of treatments that work for you.