Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Annie Applegarth, Volunteer Event Chair from Swim Across America - Baltimore, about her cancer diagnosis, the hurdles she overcame on the journey to recovery and how she sees the world differently as a survivor. They also preview Swim Across America's Open Water Swim coming up in September.
Pictured: Nanoparticles releasing microRNAs inside a brain cancer cell. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center brain cancer researchers announced that they successfully delivered ultra-tiny nano-size packets of genetic code, called microRNAs, in animal models of human brain cancer. This multi-specialty study was led by John Laterra, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Kimmel Cancer Center Brain Cancer(...)
Jul 13, 2018 No comments
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Channing Paller, medical oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, about her research into prostate cancer treatments and care.
Jul 12, 2018 No comments
Dr Nelson talks with Dr Patrick Forde about his research showing the benefits of using immunotherapy treatments before surgery in lung cancer patients.
Jul 9, 2018 No comments
The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Pediatric Oncology Program ranked #10 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for Pediatric Cancer list. It is the only pediatric cancer center or program in Maryland that received a top ranking. Cancer specialists surveyed in 2016, 2017 and 2018 continue to name Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center(...)
Jun 29, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Victor Velculescu, the new Associate Director of Precision Medicine for the Kimmel Cancer Center, about using genomic research to develop treatment options for patients.
Jun 28, 2018 No comments
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Matt Ladra, Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology for Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, about treating childhood cancer with radiation and the new proton therapy center that will be coming online at Sibley in the Fall of 2019.
Jun 21, 2018 No comments
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr. Bill Nelson talks to Dr. Elana Fertig about how she is using genomic research, mathematical modeling, chaos theory and her past experience in weather prediction to develop treatments for cancer in our latest podcast.
Jun 19, 2018 1 comment
Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr. Bill Nelson talks with Dr. Mark Yarchoan and Alex Hopkins about how cancer cells evade the immune system and what researchers are doing to combat that with targeted immunotherapies.
Jun 4, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson and biologist Andrew Ewald discuss the new ways that scientists are confronting the cancer on the cellular level and using physics to study how cancer cells spread to new areas. Dr Ewald was recently featured in a piece from The Hub at JHU. You can read that here.
May 29, 2018 No comments