A United States Navy social worker finished up her training at Johns Hopkins Hospital and will be heading off to Japan to showcase her new knowledge and serve the country. Lt. j.g. Caroline Potter, LMSW, was honored during a ceremony inside the Weinberg Center for completing her training to advance her Maryland social work license.(...)
In this podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Vered Stearns and Elissa Bantug, Research Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, about how breast cancer care in younger women is different from older women, the resources available to them at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and a grant from the CDC that(...)
Sep 6, 2018 No comments
In our latest podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Katie Couric about the impact of cancer on her life, how she became such a powerful advocate in our fight against the disease and to preview the Stand Up To Cancer televised fundraiser, which airs on September 7. Here, Katie discusses first learning about her husband's cancer diagnosis. To listen(...)
Aug 30, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Mark Levis, the Director of the leukemia program at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discuss the dramatic swing in outcomes for leukemia patients that have accomplished over the past two decades.
Aug 23, 2018 No comments
“During my nearly 20 years as a cancer researcher, I have always been impressed by how both my oncology and primary care colleagues don’t just treat patients, they care for them. I see it as my job to do research to develop tools and resources to help oncology and primary care providers work together to(...)
Aug 14, 2018 No comments
Moody Wharam Jr., Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and former Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Aug. 10 at age 77. Dr. Wharam specialized in the treatment of children with cancer and, in his more than 40 years at Johns(...)
Aug 13, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Drew Pardoll, the Director of the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, about the progress being made in empowering patient's own immune system to combat their cancer.
Aug 3, 2018 2 comments
Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr David McConkey, Director of the Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute at Johns Hopkins, about the renewed interest in bladder cancer research and the potential for treatment advances in the near future.
Jul 26, 2018 2 comments
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.
Jul 19, 2018 No comments
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