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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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Amy Jones
Breast Cancer

I don’t care what anybody says; when something like this comes up, it’s not only a test of your faith, it’s a test of endurance.

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Cold Therapy Offers Promising Prevention Against Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Events

WASHINGTON (Oct. 31, 2018) – Due to their broad antitumor activity that inhibits the function of microtubules, taxanes are common chemotherapeutic agents utilized for the management of multiple cancer types from breast to prostate. Unfortunately, the frequency of their use is equally matched by...

New multi-disciplinary cancer clinical space
GW Cancer Center Opens New Multi-Disciplinary Cancer Clinical Space

A host of representatives from throughout the George Washington University (GW) health care community joined GW Cancer Center leadership on Oct. 17 to cut the ribbon on a new multi-disciplinary cancer clinical space in the ground floor of the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) Ambulatory...

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New Study Finds Nanoparticles Show Promise in Therapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Adam Friedman, MD, is the senior author of a study on the efficacy of nanoparticles in therapies for triple-negative breast cancer.

Dr. Friedman Sees a Patient in the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic
WUSA9 Interviews Dr. Adam Friedman of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic

Dr. Adam Friedman joins breast cancer survivor Mariam Said to discuss side effects of cancer treatment and how the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic at the GW Cancer Center is giving patients hope and resources for relief.

Norman Lee, PhD, professor of pharmacology and physiology
GW Cancer Center Researcher Receives More than $1.8M for Study on Prostate Cancer Disparities

Norman Lee, PhD, is investigating the mechanism behind dysregulation splicing factor expression.

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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