WASHINGTON (June 14, 2017) — Today some patients suffering with mantle cell lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, can be treated with a pill called ibrutinib, forgoing conventional chemotherapy. However, many are developing a resistance to this treatment. Research published in Nature Communications by...
Congratulations to Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, program coordinator of patient support services at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. Bires will be named 2017 Oncology Social Worker of the Year at the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Annual Conference to be held May 31-June 2 in Denver.
Congratulations to Aubrey Van Kirk Villalobos, M.P.H., M.Ed., director of cancer control and health equity at the Institute for Patient-Centered Initiatives and Health Equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, who was part of the winning Urgent Wellness team from the GW New...
Dr. Kaltman spent time at Equinox Bethesda discussing the upcoming Force Fitness Fest and hereditary cancer prevention with Great Day Washington. Check out the videos from the interview here
Adam Friedman, M.D., Associate Professor of Dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, wrote an article for the Huffington Post on avoiding ultraviolet radiation. Shedding Some Light: Avoiding Sunshine Can Kill You?
Dr. Edward M. Sotomayor was a featured speaker on the Politico Pro Health Care series where the topic was drug safety. The panel discussed the future of the FDA in the new administration, drug effictiveness and more. Watch the full video here
Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES, of George Washington University, evaluates preliminary outcomes among primary care and oncology providers who took part in the Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series (Abstract 78). Watch the Full Interview
Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D. , director of the George Washington (GW) University Cancer Center and professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will speak at the Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options hosted by the D.C. Lymphoma...
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.
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.
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.
Published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology, the study had nearly 20,000 participants from 23 countries
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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)
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.
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.
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...