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.
Jun 18, 2020 No comments
In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Ashwani Rajput, the Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center in the National Capital Region, discuss how the Johns Hopkins Health System will deal with a backlog of cancer surgeries that were delayed by COVID-19.
Jun 11, 2020 No comments
In this On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan and Dr Ana Kiess discuss the treatment of HPV-related head and heck cancers and the future of radiopharmaceuticals.
Jun 2, 2020 No comments
Oncologists who practice and teach at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are calling on medical oncology training programs to invest substantially more time educating physicians about palliative care and how to talk to patients about “bad news.” Click here to read more
May 28, 2020 No comments
Researchers in the Ludwig Center at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have identified a drug treatment that could—if given early enough—potentially reduce the risk of death from the most serious complication of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), also known as SARS-CoV-2 infection. Read the full news release
May 20, 2020 No comments
In this On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan talks with Dr Todd McNutt about his research into medical physics and clinical informatics and how data collection can improve patient care.
May 19, 2020 No comments
The Cancer Matters podcast returns with Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Carol Ann Huff explaining how the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center is handling the COVID-19 pandemic and adjusting to treat patients who contract the virus.
May 14, 2020 No comments
In this On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan speaks to Dr Robert Hobbs about his research into radiopharmaceuticals, alpha particle therapy and dosimetry based treatment.
May 12, 2020 No comments
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, […]
May 7, 2020 No comments