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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
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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Recent News

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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 ...

Stethoscope and 5 Stars
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...

Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH
Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH, to Bring Cancer Prevention and Education Program to GW Cancer Center

WASHINGTON (July 9, 2020) — Recognized cancer prevention and control expert Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH, will serve as the director of the Cancer Preventorium at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center and as professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. ...

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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

re:connect magazine cover

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