The relatively modern field of patient navigation has grown so widely and so rapidly that patient navigators vary in education, skill set, role, responsibility, and even name.
Christie Teal, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and director of the GW Breast Care Center, arrived at the Center's annual luncheon, Oct. 20, with a newly cropped hairdo.
When Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D., University Professor and professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), joined the GW faculty in April, he unpacked one nagging question: How can deadly tumors be treated with minimal side effects?
The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) and the Law School have partnered to launch a new legal service for cancer patients, the GW Cancer Pro Bono Project.
A work-life balance is not a trait Anne Willis values much in a career. After all, when you're a cancer survivor working in the field of cancer survivorship, the concept doesn't really apply.