July 24, 2019
A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and member of the GW Cancer Center, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-…
July 9, 2019
Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
May 13, 2019
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72.
Through Research, Treatment and Education, GW Cancer Center Takes Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Care
April 22, 2019
In the last 25 years, significant progress has been made in the fight against cancer. Even still, cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - and those in the D.C. area are not immune to its burden.
Investigator Receives $4.125 Million Award to Continue Technical Assistance to Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs
March 27, 2019
Principal Investigator Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA has been awarded a $4.125 million cooperative agreement to continue work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide comprehensive technical assistance for National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) grantees.
March 18, 2019
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is pleased to announce that accomplished medical oncologist George Kim, MD, has joined the GW Cancer Center. He will serve as the director of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at the GW Cancer Center.
March 15, 2019
A team at the GW Cancer Center found that the deubiquitinating enzyme USP15 is a potential biomarker for treatments of breast and pancreatic cancers.
GW Cancer Center Approved for $300,000 Engagement Award for Project on Cancer Survivorship Care Quality
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…
Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy to Fight Dangerous Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis
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.