Up to $200,000 is available for projects for members of Georgetown University and MedStar. Applications are due on or before April 13th. Peer review will be completed and rewards announced in June.The funding period runs from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.
The second-annual Ruesch Center golf tournament will again bring together local business leaders and philanthropists to “tee up” for a cure of gastrointestinal cancers. The tournament will be hosted on Monday, April 23, 2018 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm.
Relentlessly fighting a smarter war against GI cancer by partnering with patients based on their unique needs, the Ruesch Center is committed to providing you with the highest standard of care and individualized cures.
CURE Connections®, in partnership with The Ruesch Center, provides this special video on the value of communication throughout the cancer journey in an effort to share first-hand insight from other patients and caregivers who have navigated through the diagnosis of a gastrointestinal cancer.
In this special CURE Connections® video, developed in partnership with The Ruesch Center, patients and caregivers who have navigated through the diagnosis of a gastrointestinal cancer reflect on ways in which they have managed challenges during the cancer journey, reminding viewers to seek out support and remain positive.
Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, discussed expanded testing for biomarkers, using liquid biopsies to predict response to treatment, and the importance of identifying increasingly specific subsets of GI cancers to make treatment decisions.