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.


30 Mar

When planning their wedding, Yuan James Rao, MD, director of brachytherapy at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center and assistant professor of radiology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Destie Provenzano, a PhD candidate in the GW Department of Biomedical...


27 Mar

Findings published in Nanomaterials by a team at GW suggest that a combination of photothermal and epigenetic therapies may help to maximize the therapeutic benefits of melanoma, and possibly other tumors.


24 Mar

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, spoke with Healthline for an article to provide tips on how to keep your skin healthy while washing your hands often. Read the full article on Healthline


23 Mar

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center published a new knowledgebase and web portal, OncoMX, which will improve the exploration and research of cancer biomarkers in the context of related evidence.


10 Mar

Assistant Professor of Urology Dr. Michael Whalen discusses prostate cancer, specifically hereditary prostate cancer and dietary changes to lower one's risk of developing this type of cancer.


10 Mar

Dr. Michael G. Knight, Patient Safety Officer at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, discusses obesity and its harmful affects.


02 Mar

Q&A with Camp Kesem at the George Washington University Kesem is a nationwide community of college student leaders that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Camp Kesem operates free summer camps for children who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer. The weeklong...


02 Mar

The proteomics core laboratory at Children's National Research Institute is located in the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research. The facility provides mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) services for protein identification and quantitation for researchers from across the George Washington University...


10 Feb

Dr. Rachel Brem discusses how a mammogram can save a life and how the technology has evolved.


10 Feb

Dr. Keith Mortman updates listeners on everything they should know about lung cancer treatment and research.


07 Feb

A diagnosis of breast cancer is a scary moment in any person’s life, and going through treatment can be difficult on both the mind and the body, but at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, the journey can be made a little easier thanks to support from current and former patients and...