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Antoinette Brosset
Antoinette Brosset
Breast Cancer

My doctors at GW Cancer Center saved my life more than once.

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Vincent Jones
Vincent Jones
Multiple Myeloma

GW has been the best place for me, my family, and my condition.

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Mariam Said with Family
Mariam Said
Breast Cancer

My family and I are so grateful to my GW team for their care and compassion.

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Recent News

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Vishal Patel, MD
GW Dermatologist Discusses Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention

Vishal Patel, MD, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center and the GW Medical Faculty Associates, breaks down what you need to know about skin cancer, how it is treated, and what you can do to protect yourself now.

Dr. Obias
GW Colorectal Surgeon Discusses Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause for cancer related deaths in the United States, and March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, we are reminded that receiving regular cancer screening even while you have no signs or symptoms of disease in an important step in...

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GW Reaches $3.2M Agreement to Support Development of Cold Plasma Technology

The ongoing corporate research partnership between SEAS Professor Michael Keidar and the biotech company US Patent Innovations, LLC employs engineering and translational molecular sciences to develop new medical devices

Alejandro Villagra, PhD
HDAC6 Can Control Tumor Growth and Halt Metastasis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

WASHINGTON (Aug. 5, 2020) — Genetic modifier HDAC6 was found to control tumor growth and halt metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer in vivo, according to a new study published in the top-tier journal Cancer Research by investigators at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center.

Rebecca Lynch, PhD
GW Researcher Awarded $3.6M to Investigate HIV Antibody Treatments

WASHINGTON (July 16, 2020) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded $3.6 million to ...

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Integrating Cancer Survivors' Perspectives Can Help Shape Quality Survivorship Care

Knowing what cancer survivors value can help providers address gaps in care, improve the care experience, and increase behaviors and practices that support survivors’ ability to accept and manage their post-treatment care, according to focus group findings from researchers at the George...

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GW Experts Available to Comment on Breast Cancer Stories

Experts at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences are available to comment on stories around Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Experts are available to comment on “stage 0” breast cancer diagnosis, personalized medicine, survivorship, trends in breast cancer care and treatment, and more.

GW Cancer Center Publication 2020

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At the GW Cancer Center, we believe we have a responsibility to work toward health equity. Whether at the patient’s bedside or crunching data in a lab, connection with the communities we serve forms the foundation of everything we do.

That’s why we chose “re:connect” as the theme of this issue — it’s part of our mission to listen, understand, and address many of the problems that are unique to our region so that, ultimately, we see progress against cancer at a population level. Read Full Magazine