News Archive

August 19, 2019

Eduardo Sotomayor, an internationally recognized visionary in the field of lymphoma research and treatment, was recently installed as the inaugural Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the George Washington University Cancer Center.

August 7, 2019

An estimated 850,000 to 2.2 million people in the United States are living with Chronic Hepatitis B. A research team from the George Washington University (GW) received a $1.5 million grant from the Office of Minority Health of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to reduce…

August 2, 2019

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce that the GW Biorepository is now a core facility.

August 2, 2019

Under the leadership of Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, the GW Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell…

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 25, 2019

Joel was diagnosed with stage 4 oral cancer. He decided to get cancer treatment at The George Washington University Hospital.

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.