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.
Genetic Variation by RNA Splicing May Lead to Tumor Aggressiveness and Drug Resistance in African American Men with Prostate Cancer
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-…
February 21, 2017
Ahead of World Cancer Day, prominent Young Leaders from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) presented their vision for a new generation of cancer control access and equity in a commentary published in the latest Lancet Oncology journal.
La Roche-Posay and George Washington University Publish Unprecedented International Study on Sun Protection Behavior and Skin Cancer Awareness
January 5, 2017
A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities in primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer. This information could help inform future awareness campaigns developed to address the global need to…
December 13, 2016
Years of hard work and dedication toward enhancing George Washington University's cancer research and care culminated at the grand opening of the GW Cancer Center’s new space in the Science and Engineering Hall.