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Symposium Spotlight on Bladder Cancer

Symposium Spotlight on Bladder Cancer

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***This blog is the third in a three-part series on bladder cancer. Read parts one and two. The Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute held its first public symposium with three leading bladder cancer experts providing novel new approaches to managing bladder cancer. “This institute, solely focused on bladder cancer, is the first one of(...)

Bivalacqua Directs Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Meeting Panel

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***This blog is the second in a three-part series on bladder cancer. Read part one. Trinity Bivalacqua, M.D., Ph.D., director of urologic oncology in the James Buchanan Brady Urologic Institute and member of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, co-chaired a panel discussion, “Data Sharing, Privacy Issues and Social Media,” at the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network’s(...)

Bladder Cancer: No Longer Invisible

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***This blog is the first in a three-part series on bladder cancer. For too long, bladder cancer has been called the invisible cancer. But a recent convergence of strong philanthropic support and promising research findings are improving awareness and treatment of bladder cancer. Despite being the fifth most common cancer in the United States and(...)

A Conversation about Cancer

A Conversation about Cancer

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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(...)

An “Epi” Sort of Genetics: What is Epigenetics and How Does It Impact Cancer?

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This blog post was written by intern Amanda Garrison, a student at Florida State University. In this series, we aim to help readers understand certain scientific concepts about cancer. The concepts are topics from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s annual lecture series Fundamentals of Cancer, Cause to Cure which is directed by oncologist Leisha(...)

Is Tobacco Use Not Going to be a Leading Cause of Cancer for Millennials?

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This blog post was written by intern Amanda Garrison, a student at Florida State University. In this series, we aim to help readers understand certain scientific concepts about cancer. The concepts are topics from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s annual lecture series Fundamentals of Cancer, Cause to Cure which is directed by oncologist Leisha(...)

One Night, One Show, One Cause

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*This blog post was written by the Kimmel Cancer Center's development specialist, Allison Rich. On October 10, 2015, rock and roll legend Paul Rodgers, the driving force of Bad Company, Free and the Firm performed at the Modell Center for the Performing Arts at the Lyric in Baltimore, Maryland. Not your typical concert, this performance(...)