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.”


23 Oct

There are myriad strategies for combating cancer, but the simple answer lies in screenings; early detection can significantly improve a patient’s odds for survival. The politics around screenings, however, are far from a straightforward equation of screening plus early detection equals a long, happy, healthy life.


01 Oct

Experts at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences are available to comment on stories around Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Experts are available to comment on “stage 0” breast cancer diagnosis, personalized medicine, survivorship, trends in breast cancer care and treatment, and more.


01 Sep

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to welcome Edward Seto, Ph.D., an internationally recognized scientist and leader in the field of cancer epigenetics. He will serve as the associate director for basic sciences in the newly established GW Cancer Center. The GW Cancer Center incorporates all cancer related activities taking place at GW, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, GW Hospital, and the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and will serve as a platform for future development of cancer initiatives.