Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Cancer Disparities

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Cancer Disparities

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In the latest Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University , Dr Otis Brawley, about  cancer disparities and the impact of genetics and environment in an individual's cancer risk.   In this preview, Dr Brawley reviews the success of a program(...)

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Acupuncture

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Acupuncture

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The next podcast from the Integrative Medicine Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital is now online. Today, Dr Rosanne Sheinberg and Harpreet Gujral talk with Chief Acupuncturist, Christina Tian, about the benefits of acupuncture. In this preview, Christina explains the benefits of acupuncture for oncology patients. To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2UTo8pI

Moving for Melanoma of Delaware Supports Melanoma Research at Johns Hopkins

Moving for Melanoma of Delaware Supports Melanoma Research at Johns Hopkins

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Members of the Johns Hopkins Melanoma Program participated in an annual 5K walk/run event and received funds raised by the event during a visit in February. The 5K event in Wilmington, Delaware, and sponsored by Moving for Melanoma of Delaware for the past 11 years raises money for melanoma research, community education and support patients and(...)

Pancreatic Cancer Matters: Right Treatment at the Right Time

Pancreatic Cancer Matters: Right Treatment at the Right Time

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Our collaborative team of scientists, physicians and allied health workers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center specialize in translating science learned in the laboratory into exceptional clinical care. The Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research and Patient Care is a world leader in the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer, leading all(...)

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

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Just eight percent of people with pancreatic cancer live for five years after their diagnosis. Why is this cancer so deadly and where are advances in treatment headed? Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., deputy director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, describes explains in a 2018 interview on WYPR. http://www.wypr.org/post/why-pancreatic-cancer-so-deadly

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Yoga

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Yoga

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In the next podcast from the Integrative Medicine Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Dr Rosanne Sheinberg and Harpreet Gujral talk with Yoga Therapist Mary Pappas-Sandonas about the benefits of yoga. In this preview, Mary shares how yoga can help the healing process. To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2zInNgv

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Guideline Continues to Draw Readers

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Guideline Continues to Draw Readers

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A guideline on guide the clinical practice of managing adverse events in patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICPi) therapy continues to draw readers nearly a year after its publication. The document’s development, led by Julie Brahmer, M.D., co-director of the upper aerodigestive department in the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and a professor of(...)

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – The Hackerman-Patz Pavilion

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – The Hackerman-Patz Pavilion

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In our next podcast with Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr Bill Nelson, he speaks with Sarah Hoehlein, Director of Residential Living at the Hackerman-Patz Patient and Family Pavilion, about the services they offer to cancer patients, their families and care providers. In this preview, Sarah explains how the community and residents of the(...)

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Cold and Flu Season

Sibley Integrative Medicine – Cold and Flu Season

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We are in the middle of cold and flu season and Dr Rosanne Sheinberg and Harpreet Gujral from the Integrative Medicine Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital have some tips to help you avoid getting sick. In this preview, Harpreet shares how a routine of diet and exercise can provide a barrier to the flu. To(...)