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June 18, 2013 - 12:46pm

A recently published paper by the George Washington University Cancer Institute addresses the value of patient navigation programs for community cancer centers.

June 13, 2013 - 3:39pm

Researcher Michael S. Irwig, M.D., F.A.C.E., assistant professor of medicine, found that men who used the medication finasteride (Propecia) and developed persistent sexual side effects, are also drinking less alcohol than before.

May 23, 2013 - 3:15pm

Jonathan Reiner, M.D., professor of medicine and director of cardiac catheterization laboratories, consulted Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) on H.R. 2135, the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act. Reiner offered his expertise on issues facing healthcare providers...

May 22, 2013 - 12:10pm

Alex Stagnaro-Green, M.D., senior associate dean for education and professor of medicine and obstetrics-gynecology, co-authored a commentary published in The Lancet, calling for greater public health policies to eradicate iodine deficiency in the...

May 22, 2013 - 12:00am

The American Psychiatric Association has presented Paramjit T. Joshi, M.D., with a Special Presidential Commendation for her long-standing contributions to psychiatric medicine, education and research, her international leadership on the mental...

May 8, 2013 - 10:41am

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $2.1 million, three-year research award to the GW Cancer Institute, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the GW School of Public Health and Health...

The Avon Foundation presented grants to Patricia Berg, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., associate director of GW Cancer Institute Community Programs
May 7, 2013 - 3:28pm

The Avon Foundation announced $275,000 in grants to the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and GW Cancer Institute, at the close of the 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Washington, D.C.

May 3, 2013 - 12:00am

Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, co-authored a commentary published in the Lancet, titled "Understanding the Tobacco Control Act: Efforts by the US Food and Drug Administration to Make Tobacco-related Morbidity and...

April 30, 2013 - 10:48am

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new neurologic physical therapy residency pilot program. The pilot program will begin in August 2013.

April 26, 2013 - 1:55pm

New research out of the GW Cancer Institute focuses on the difficulties of transitioning to adulthood while dealing with the long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. The study was recently published in the Journal of Oncology...