Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Matt Ladra, the Director of Pediatric Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, about using radiation and proton therapy to treat children with cancer. In this preview, Dr Ladra explains the advantages proton therapy offers children by limiting the side effects often caused by traditional radiation treatments. To(...)
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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(...)
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(...)
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(...)
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(...)
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.