Press Releases

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).
February 22, 2019
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the expansion of the Cutaneous Oncology Multidisciplinary Program. The program will bring together dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, and pathologists to provide personalized…
February 13, 2019
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.
January 28, 2019
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.
January 16, 2019
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 Program…
October 31, 2018
WASHINGTON (Oct. 31, 2018) - Due to their broad antitumor activity that inhibits the function of microtubules, taxanes are common chemotherapeutic agents utilized for the management of multiple cancer types from breast to prostate.
October 1, 2018
Adam Friedman, MD, is the senior author of a study on the efficacy of nanoparticles in therapies for triple-negative breast cancer.
September 27, 2018
WASHINGTON (Sept. 26, 2018) - Rong Li, PhD, will serve as chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
September 5, 2018
A study led by Paul Brindley, PhD, is looking at the cellular link between liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma.