Press Releases

December 1, 2017
The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will participate in the First International Scientific Research Summit of the GW-Spain Consortium in Madrid. The summit was created in partnership with the GW Cancer Center, SMHS researchers, the school's Office of International Medicine Programs, and…
November 9, 2017
Dr. Rachel Brem joins Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb with the story of how her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis inspired her to become a leading radiologist, and at the age of 37, confirm her own breast cancer diagnosis. (Pink Power on TODAY is sponsored by the Genius 3D Mammography Exam.)
October 17, 2017
WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2017) - The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that a new state-of-the-art mobile mammography van, known as the GW Mammovan, will provide breast cancer screening to women in the Washington, D.C. region.
August 18, 2017
Eight George Washington University alumni will be honored this year with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition given annually by the university and the George Washington Alumni Association to a graduate.
July 19, 2017
Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at GW Cancer Center, accepted a check from the Avon Foundation at the annual Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. The money will fund a patient navigator who will provide resources to help breast cancer…
July 17, 2017
A team of researchers at GW Cancer Center found that T-cells lacking in the HDAC11 enzyme performed better in attacking cancer tumor cells. This research highlights the importance of treating HDAC11 as an immunotherapeutic target.
June 30, 2017
Norman Lee, PhD, professor of pharmacology and physiology, published research in Nature Communications finding that a form of genetic variation, called differential RNA splicing, may have a role in tumor aggressiveness and drug resistance in African American men with prostate cancer.
June 15, 2017
WASHINGTON (June 15, 2017) - The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic.
June 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (June 14, 2017) - Today some patients suffering with mantle cell lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, can be treated with a pill called ibrutinib, forgoing conventional chemotherapy. However, many are developing a resistance to this treatment.
June 1, 2017
Congratulations to Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, program coordinator of patient support services at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. Bires will be named 2017 Oncology Social Worker of the Year at the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Annual Conference to be held May 31-…