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2017 In Review: Remembering Two Cancer Pioneers

The Kimmel Cancer Center’s first director Albert Owens Jr., M.D., died on Jan. 13 at 90. He was a cancer pioneer who played a leadership role in developing oncology as a scientific discipline and clinical specialty—and who also served as president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Read the full story.

Donald Coffey, Ph.D., a distinguished Johns Hopkins professor and prostate cancer expert and former Director of the Brady Urological Research Laboratory and Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Nov. 9 at the age of 85. Read the full story.