News Archive

March 16, 2021

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause for cancer related deaths in the United States, and March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

January 7, 2021

In 2017, Antoinette Brosset tackled breast cancer with specialized care from her medical team at the George Washington University (GW) Hospital Cancer Center. When cancer "knocked on her door a second time" in 2018 with a colorectal cancer diagnosis, her GW team was there for her again, every…

November 25, 2020

George Washington University (GW) has entered a new $3.2 million corporate research agreement with US Patent Innovations, LLC (USPI) to support further development of adaptive cold plasma devices for cancer therapies and explore using these devices to combat the spread of COVID-19.

September 15, 2020

Four young researchers at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.

September 9, 2020

WASHINGTON (Sept. 9, 2020) - Spironolactone is not associated with increased risk of female breast cancer recurrence, according to research from the George Washington University (GW) Department of Dermatology.

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…