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...

07 Feb

At the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, listening to the needs of the community is a vital responsibility. That’s why in the city that has among the highest percentages of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI), the GW Cancer...

07 Feb

Humans, by nature, are complex; they’re sometimes puzzles to be studied and solved. On paper, they can be divided and classified, neatly sifted into categories based on codes and diagnoses and demographics; this makes them more decipherable, but no less fascinating. For Lorens Helmchen, PhD, a...

07 Feb

HIV/AIDS currently affects more than 35 million people worldwide. Infection with HIV is associated with a wide range of long-term health complications, including the development of cancer, which is a major cause of death among individuals living with HIV. The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR...

31 Jan

Beverly Long, MD – Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, GW Medical Faculty Associates and Member, Gynecological Oncology Program, GW Cancer Center Dr. Long is an accomplished surgeon and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her...

31 Jan

A new study published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship by Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman, PhD, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, and collaborators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the...

16 Jan

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently hosted the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Consortium in Washington, D.C. The event brought togther gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners and fellows from across the...

14 Jan

WASHINGTON (January 22, 2020) – The Cutaneous Oncology Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. This designation highlights the GW Cancer Center’s growing...

10 Jan

Dr. Long discusses HPV vaccination, the importance of Pap smear/HPV screenings and treatment options for cervical dysplasia.

10 Jan

Dr. Ilana DeLuca shares tips for protecting yourself from UV rays.

26 Nov

The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) was established in 1922 as “a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive...

21 Nov

Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman, PhD, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, recently attended the second National LGBTQ Cultural Competency Summit in Washington, D.C. The summit took place November 8 and 9 and was...

19 Nov

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the release of the Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit and a companion mini-module as part of the Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers. These tools were developed with the...

10 Nov

Dr. Mikhail Kogan breaks down what the terms integrative, holistic and functional medicine mean.

30 Oct

WASHINGTON (Oct. 30, 2019) — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and according to the American Cancer Society, more than 220,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed each year. The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center has various experts available who can speak on topics such as...