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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 to…
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
Dr. Papa is an expert in engineering novel therapeutic platforms at the intersection of chemistry, biology and medicine. Her work in the School of Engineering and Applied Science focuses on disease processes, particularly in cancer and vascular diseases, with the goal of designing targeted…
January 30, 2019
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.
January 18, 2019
Tommy Ballard has been with GW since 2013 and manages the operational and administrative functions for the GW Cancer Center's clinical programs. What brought you to GW?
November 17, 2018
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.
November 9, 2018
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.
November 9, 2018
Innumerable questions and concerns loom after a cancer diagnosis. Among them: Should I participate in a clinical trial, or should I stick with the standard of care? Here's an inside look at the clinical trials process.
November 9, 2018
As little as two decades ago early adopters of immunotherapy, looking to harness the body’s immune system to fight disease, toiled in the shadow of the holy trinity of cancer therapy - surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Now, the immunological approach to cancer treatment has undergone a…
November 9, 2018
In June 2018, before a room full of oncology experts, Robert Siegel, MD ’77, associate center director for education, training, and network development at the GW Cancer Center, described a new treatment developed for patients suffering from oropharyngeal cancer.