News Archive

January 10, 2016

WASHINGTON (Jan. 10, 2016) - The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce Robert Siegel, M.D. '77, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, as the new associate center director for education, training, and network development.

December 15, 2015

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…

December 13, 2015

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.

November 16, 2015

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.

November 1, 2015

Although 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."…

October 23, 2015

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,…

October 1, 2015

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…

September 1, 2015

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…