The next Cancer Disparities podcast is now online. Today, Dr Otis Brawley speaks with Dr John Kiess of Loyola University about reconciliation, peacebuilding and how social change can improve healthcare disparities.
Cancer Disparities with Dr. Otis Brawley – Johns Hopkins and the African American Community of Baltimore
In the latest Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley and Dr David Terry, from Morgan State University, discuss the long history and relationship between Johns Hopkins University and Hospital with the African American community of Baltimore.
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Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are studying the immune system to find what does and doesn't work to better fight soft tissue & bone cancer. “The basis of successful immunotherapy lies in the ability of the immune system to recognize cancer as foreign and attack, and is dependent on genetics, host and […]
In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Otis Brawley discuss why the poor and disadvantaged that are already struggling with a cancer diagnosis are also more susceptible to COVID-19.
When the coronavirus (COVID-19) stormed the U.S. in March, its swift spread took most of the country by surprise. Many felt frightened and unprepared, but armed with years of experience in taking on the most complex challenges, our Kimmel Cancer Center nursing team was ready. Cancer treatments often deplete immune cells, weakening the immune system, […]
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director William Nelson, MD, PhD, spoke with The Cancer Letter about how our cancer center is managing the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read the conversation here: http://bit.ly/clnelson
Each year, the American Cancer Society publishes data that gives a review of cancer statistics with foundational data that tells us about new cases in the U.S. and details on incidence and survival statistics state by state, overall and by cancer type. The latest report, which made headlines for a historic drop in cancer deaths, […]
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Cancer death rates in the U.S. took the “biggest single-year drop ever,” according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. Improvements in the screening and treatment of lung cancer, the 2nd most common cancer and leading cancer killer, are a main contributor to this positive trend. Julie Brahmer, M.D., Director of the Kimmel […]
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In June, The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s Breast Center at Green Spring Station opened its doors to a brand new space in its existing suburban location. The new setting offers a few additional services and some truly special amenities. When patients come to the Kimmel Cancer Center clinic at Greenspring Station Pavilion III, they’ll […]
Numerous studies have shown that even a modest amount of weight loss can improve a variety of health-related metrics and quality of life for those who are overweight or obese. Attaining a healthy weight is important for breast cancer survivors, says new Kimmel Cancer Center breast cancer expert Jennifer Sheng, M.D. Studies have shown that […]
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