06 Mar

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Mitchell R. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as the associate center director for clinical investigations.


21 Feb

Ahead of World Cancer Day, prominent Young Leaders from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) presented their vision for a new generation of cancer control access and equity in a commentary published in the latest Lancet Oncology journal.


13 Jan

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Frank Glass, M.D., an internationally renowned dermatologist and dermatopathologist who specializes in skin malignancies and in the diagnosis and treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), has joined the GW Cancer Center in fall 2016.


05 Jan

Published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology, the study had nearly 20,000 participants from 23 countries


15 Dec

Patricia Berg, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.


13 Dec

Years of hard work and dedication toward enhancing George Washington University's cancer research and care culminated at the grand opening of the GW Cancer Center’s new space in the Science and Engineering Hall.


09 Dec

The George Washington University (GW) formally launched the GW Cancer Center with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7. The celebration took place on the eighth floor of the Science and Engineering Hall, where the new GW Cancer Center offices and lab spaces are located. The event signals a historic commitment from GW in the fight against cancer and the commitment to finding a cure.


05 Dec

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to formally launch the GW Cancer Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration. The event will be held at the GW Cancer Center’s new lab and office space located on the eighth floor of the GW Science and Engineering Hall on Wed., Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m.


16 Nov

George Washington University (GW) researchers received a $2.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to uncover why certain cancer types increase whereas others are unchanged or even decrease in those with HIV infection.


14 Nov

Congratulations to Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, who received a $15,000 Tier I Pipeline to Proposal Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


13 Oct

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Jianqing Lin, M.D., associate professor of medicine and physician in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Harold Frazier, II, M.D., FACS, professor of urology, have been tapped to co-lead GW Cancer Center's newly established Genitourinary (GU) Oncology Multidisciplinary Program.


12 Sep

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Michael K. Benedict, PharmD, has been appointed as the associate center director for administration and finance.


12 Sep

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever online Community of Practice for patient-centered cancer care. Supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) through a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award, the GW Cancer Center built on existing dissemination efforts to develop an online site called the Generation and Translation of Evidence (GATE).


12 Sep

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., inaugural director of the GW Cancer Center, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)


01 Sep

Doctors at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center were nationally recognized for their cancer care in Newsweek’s Top Cancer Doctors 2015. Congratulations to Rachel Brem, M.D., director of the GW Comprehensive Breast Care Center and professor of radiology; James Ahlgren, M.D., professor of medicine and pharmacology and physiology; and Jeffrey Lin, M.D., clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, who were included on the list.


18 Jul

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center received a one million dollar grant from the Pfizer Foundation to advance equitable, patient-centered cancer care by providing resources for patients and health care providers to have improved conversations, including a focus on patient health literacy, and cultural sensitivity.


25 May

The recently established GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce that the Albert L. Tucker and Elizabeth T. Tucker Postdoctoral Fellowship has been established by The Albert L. Tucker and Elizabeth T. Tucker Foundation in an amount of $1 million. The annual proceeds will be applied each year to...


11 May

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), the GW University Hospital, and the GW Medical Faculty Associates are pleased to announce the appointment of Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., who will serve as the inaugural director of the GW Cancer Center. As director, Sotomayor will establish the GW Cancer Center (GWCC) and position GW as the premier cancer center in the Washington, D.C. region.


11 May

WASHINGTON (May 11, 2016) — The George Washington (GW) Cancer Center received nearly $100,000 to reduce cancer disparities in Washington, D.C.’s lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LBT) communities from Susan G. Komen


04 May

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Institute, the patient-centered care and health equity arm of the newly established GW Cancer Center, was presented with a $100,000 check from The Avon Foundation for Women at the AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer closing ceremonies in Washington, D.C.


23 Feb

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce Mandi Pratt-Chapman, a national leader for patient navigation and cancer survivorship policy and training, has been tapped to serve as the Associate Center Director (ACD) for Patient Centered Initiatives and Health Equity.


15 Dec

Within their respective labs, Eduardo Sotomayor, M.D., director of the GW Cancer Center and professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Edward Seto, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at SMHS, are coming closer to the pinnacle of medical...


14 Dec

Cancer is like publishing a book, Eduardo Sotomayor, M.D., professor of medicine at George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and director of the GW Cancer Center, tells his patients. “Currently most of the investment in cancer research is in the last chapter...


16 Nov

Congratulations to Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., director of the George Washington University Cancer Institute, who was chosen as a Young World Cancer Leader (under 40) by the Union for International Cancer Control .


01 Nov

Athough he speaks in measured tones, Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., director of the new GW Cancer Center (GWCC), exudes optimism and determination as he describes his vision for the institution: “Driving research innovation, personalized cancer care, and cancer policy from the nation’s capital.”