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A Conversation about Cancer

A Conversation about Cancer

Posted by  | precision medicine, Prevention/Screening, Research, Uncategorized

On Nov. 3, 2015, a capacity crowd of more than 250 Johns Hopkins leaders, faculty, staff, students, donors, and other guests filled the Albert H. Owens Auditorium at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center to honor the philanthropy of Sidney Kimmel for advancing cancer discovery and care. Hundreds more watched via video streaming as Kimmel(...)

Cancer News Review

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In this month's cancer news review podcast, Dr. William Nelson, director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses top cancer stories on sun related cancers, presmenopausal breast cancer, and prostate cancer patients with asthma and more. First, Dr. Nelson speaks about research that examines the use of vitamin B3 (niacin) and skin cancers. Skin(...)

Cancer Research Meeting Highlights Progress

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Thousands of cancer researchers are meeting at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2015 Annual Meeting where the first research abstracts highlighted to the media included experimental immunotherapy applications to three kinds of advanced cancers: melanoma, lung cancer, and virus-associated lymphoma and leukemia in patients receiving bone marrow transplants. Johns Hopkins melanoma and immunotherapy(...)

Our Story of Cancer: Further Gains in Preventing, Treating and Curing Cancer in the Near Future

Posted by  | Prevention/Screening, Research, treatment

We've asked our staff to share their thoughts on the PBS documentary, Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies. This week, we'll post their comments, including how they hope it will influence the public dialogue on cancer, research and treatment. Terry Langbaum, MHS, Chief Administrative Officer at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, shares her thoughts: We are hoping(...)

Cancer News Review

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In this month's cancer news review podcast, Dr. William Nelson, director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses top cancer stories on a new bladder cancer center announced at Johns Hopkins, liver cancer on the rise, cancer cells in tumors and more. First, Dr. Nelson speaks on the announcement of a new bladder cancer(...)

Cancer News Review

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In this month's Cancer News Review podcast, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Bill Nelson discusses the nation's top stories on cancer. First, Nelson discusses the issues surrounding whole genome sequencing to predict development of disease. Then, he explains how the HPV vaccine works and why it's important for young people to be vaccinated. Finally,(...)