Let’s Talk About Cancer

By Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, Director, The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center I talk about cancer every day. I talk about the immunotherapy research we’re doing in our labs. I talk about the positive trends in outcomes we’re seeing in the clinic. I talk about how we can work together as interdisciplinary health care

By |2018-02-28T21:20:03+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: , |0 Comments

FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes

This month, for the first time, the federal government will regulate all tobacco products by banning their sale to children under 18. Previously, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority covered cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco. But beginning on August 8, a new rule extends that authority to include e-cigarettes, all cigars

By |2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

What is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? March is National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month. According to American Cancer Society, among cancers that affect both genders, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in the US, and the third leading cause when considering men and women separately. Every year approximately 140,000 Americans

By |2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cancer Prevention Month

What Can You Do to Prevent Cancer? February is National Cancer Prevention Month and we want to make sure that patients are prepared with the information they need to live their healthiest lives with the knowledge and resources necessary to help prevent cancer. During National Cancer Prevention Month, cancer prevention advocates work to educate the

By |2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00February 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments