Press Releases

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.
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.
December 9, 2016
The George Washington University (GW) formally launched the GW Cancer Center with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7. The celebration took place on the eighth floor of the Science and Engineering Hall, where the new GW Cancer Center offices and lab…
December 5, 2016
The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to formally launch the GW Cancer Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration. The event will be held at the GW Cancer Center’s new lab and office space located on the eighth floor of the GW Science and Engineering Hall on Wed…
September 12, 2016
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., inaugural director of the GW Cancer Center, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)
January 10, 2016
WASHINGTON (Jan. 10, 2016) - The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce Robert Siegel, M.D. '77, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, as the new associate center director for education, training, and network development.
December 15, 2015
Within their respective labs, Eduardo Sotomayor, M.D., director of the GW Cancer Center and professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Edward Seto, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at SMHS, are coming closer to the pinnacle of medical…
December 13, 2015
Cancer is like publishing a book, Eduardo Sotomayor, M.D., professor of medicine at George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and director of the GW Cancer Center, tells his patients.
November 16, 2015
Congratulations to Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., director of the George Washington University Cancer Institute, who was chosen as a Young World Cancer Leader (under 40) by the Union for International Cancer Control.