26 Jan

The renowned cancer clinician and researcher starts her new position in March 2022.

10 Sep

For patients diagnosed with skin cancer, particularly basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, one of the best treatment options can be Mohs surgery, a tissue-sparing, tumor-removal procedure.

02 Sep

GW Radiation Oncology is pleased to share the 2021 Annual Report, a summary of our efforts to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, address health disparities, and improve diversity and inclusion. Throughout 2021, GW Radiation Oncology worked to meet the demands of the pandemic. Our telehealth program,...

31 Aug

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers, making Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, recognized every September, a good reminder for men to stay on top of their health. In 2021 alone, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be close to 250,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed...

25 Aug

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a timely reminder for women, particularly those age 60 and older, to take stock of their health. Ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), is the deadliest of all female reproductive cancers and ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women.

10 May

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.

16 Mar

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 saving...

25 Nov

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

15 Sep

Four young researchers at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.

09 Sep

WASHINGTON (Sept. 9, 2020) – Spironolactone is not associated with increased risk of female breast cancer recurrence, according to research from the George Washington University (GW) Department of Dermatology. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that...

25 Aug

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to share the GW Radiation Oncology Annual Update for 2020 . In this unprecedented time, I am incredibly proud of the courage, empathy, discipline and innovation displayed by our providers and staff. GW Radiation Oncology has been at the...

10 Aug

Dr. Lynt B. Johnson discusses liver cancer, its causes and treatment options for those afflicted with the disease.

07 Aug

More than 30 years ago in Lima, Peru, Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, newly established director of the Cancer Preventorium Clinic at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center and clinical professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), entered the emergency room to...

05 Aug

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.

16 Jul

WASHINGTON (July 16, 2020) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded $3.6 million to Rebecca Lynch, PhD , assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and member of the GW Cancer Center,...

13 Jul

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 Washington...

09 Jul

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. Huerta is...

29 Jun

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded its first-ever National Institutes of Health T-32 research training grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in support of the GW Cancer Biology Training Program. The $1.4 million, five-...

10 Jun

Listen as Dr. Mikhail Kogan discusses the benefits of prescribing medical cannabis.

10 May

Dr. Yuan James Rao discusses brachytherapy and what to expect from this type of cancer treatment.

10 May

Dr. Sharad Goyal, Chief of the GW Radiation Oncology division at the GW Cancer Center, discusses advances in radiosurgery.

05 May

A survey from the GW Cancer Center highlights the influence of supportive oncodermatology on patient quality of life

28 Apr

GW dermatology experts are available to speak for media stories during Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

10 Apr

Dr. Rachel Brem discusses recent innovations and improvements in diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

10 Apr

Dr. Keith Mortman brings awareness to a lesser known and talked about disease, esophageal cancer.