GW Cancer Center

January 29, 2024
A new Community of Practice for Policy, Systems and Environmental change is now open to all CCC program staff and coalitions.
December 22, 2023
This report provides a brief overview of GW Cancer Center comprehensive cancer control technical assistance project in Year 5 of 5, "Building Cancer Control Capacity: Scaling Evidence to Practice to Advance Health Equity."
November 29, 2023
This training from the GW Cancer Center addresses the impact of cancer treatment on the sexual health of cancer survivors.
November 20, 2023
Palliative care, sometimes called supportive or comfort care, is a type of comprehensive medical care for people diagnosed with a serious illness. Palliative care is focused on relieving and preventing physical, emotional and social side effects caused by illness or curative treatments. Palliative…
October 11, 2023
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common virus that is spread through intimate contact. Of the approximately 150 types of HPV currently identified, at least 40 occur in the genital area. HPV infections are extremely common, and most people will get HPV in their lifetime. Many HPV infections are…
October 5, 2023
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) Implementation Toolkit was designed to help multidisciplinary cancer care teams identify key organizational priorities for DEIJ and initiate organizational change. 
August 15, 2023
Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp: Train the Trainer Toolkit was designed to help CCC Programs as they train coalition members to advance EBIs within their communities. 
August 10, 2023
Prostate cancer is an invasive cancer that starts in the prostate, an organ within the typical male reproductive system. The prostate surrounds the urethra and produces fluid that, together with testicular sperm cells and other glandular fluids, makes up semen. The prostate is approximately the…
July 3, 2023
At the time of this initiative, West Virginia ranked third and fourth in the country, respectively, for new cases of lung cancer and deaths from lung cancer. The Mountains of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Coalition prioritized lung cancer screening in the 2016-2020 West Virginia Cancer Plan and…
July 3, 2023
Rural communities in Utah have high rates of obesity and low rates of physical activity. One of the major contributing factors to inadequate physical activity is the lack of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructures in rural communities. The Utah Cancer Control Program and its partners offered mini-…