News Archive

July 31, 2019

Dr. Patel is an accomplished Mohs/dermatologic surgeon and dermatologic oncologist. He also serves as director of the cutaneous oncology program at the GW Cancer Center, which brings together dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, and dermato-…

July 30, 2019

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) and the GW Cancer Center today announced that Carla J. Berg, PhD, MBA, has been named the associate center director for population sciences and policy for the GW Cancer Center. Berg, who…

July 24, 2019

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and member of the GW Cancer Center, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA…

July 9, 2019

Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.

June 27, 2019

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently celebrated Pride Month, a time to recognize and celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) communities.

May 13, 2019

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72.

April 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (April 30, 2019)-The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently welcomed 12 multidisciplinary health care teams from across the U.S. and territories to its second TEAM (Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful) Training program.

April 22, 2019

In the last 25 years, significant progress has been made in the fight against cancer. Even still, cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - and those in the D.C. area are not immune to its burden…

March 29, 2019

The social work team at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center provides psychosocial and clinical support services to patients, caregivers and families through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. The team also facilitates supportive and educational programs on a variety of topics…

March 27, 2019

Principal Investigator Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA has been awarded a $4.125 million cooperative agreement to continue work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide comprehensive technical assistance for National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) grantees.