News Archive

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.

March 18, 2019

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that accomplished medical oncologist George Kim, MD, has joined the GW Cancer Center. He will serve as the director of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at the GW Cancer Center.

March 15, 2019

A team at the GW Cancer Center found that the deubiquitinating enzyme USP15 is a potential biomarker for treatments of breast and pancreatic cancers.

February 28, 2019

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will have a large presence at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology Association (AAD) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in…

February 26, 2019

A team from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center has been approved for a $300,000 funding award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards (Engagement Awards) program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).