A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent cancer metastasis, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.
When Mariam Said reflects on her cancer story she is reminded of what truly matters in life, “For me it’s my family and my health. I remember the shock when I first learned I had breast cancer. The pace at which my life changed was frightening, especially with three young children to think about…
The GW Cancer Center hosts a monthly breast cancer disparities work group to facilitate connections across the University between researchers, clinicians and members of the community, including survivors and caregivers.
WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2018) - A team from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center has engineered a nanoimmunotherapy that combines the advantages of nanotechnology and immunotherapy to treat cancer.
Members of the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, including Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity, recently published several journal articles and patient-focused pieces highlighting the GW Cancer Center’s work in…
Tommy Ballard has been with GW since 2013 and manages the operational and administrative functions for the GW Cancer Center's clinical programs.
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The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Vishal A. Patel MD, FAAD, FACMS, an accomplished Mohs/Dermatologic surgeon and cutaneous oncologist, has joined the GW Cancer Center. He will serve as the director of the recently established Cutaneous Oncology…
Cancer of the skin is by far the most common of all cancers with melanoma being the cause of the majority of skin cancer deaths.
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently hosted Improving Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities: A Symposium for Health Care Professional Students and Faculty at the Elliott School of International Affairs.
Gazing at the iconic 19th-century Japanese woodcut known as “The Great Wave off Kanagawa," one would hardly suspect it contains a key to a medical breakthrough. Yet the pigment in the artwork has opened a new perspective in the treatment of juvenile cancer.