News Archive

August 25, 2020

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to share the GW Radiation Oncology Annual Update for 2020.

August 10, 2020

Dr. Lynt B. Johnson discusses liver cancer, its causes and treatment options for those afflicted with the disease.

August 7, 2020

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…

August 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.

July 15, 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, to investigate HIV-1…

July 13, 2020

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…

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.

June 28, 2020

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.

June 10, 2020

Listen as Dr. Mikhail Kogan discusses the benefits of prescribing medical cannabis.

May 10, 2020

Dr. Yuan James Rao discusses brachytherapy and what to expect from this type of cancer treatment.