The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Pediatric Oncology Program ranked #10 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for Pediatric Cancer list. It is the only pediatric cancer center or program in Maryland that received a top ranking. Cancer specialists surveyed in 2016, 2017 and 2018 continue to name Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center(...)
Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Victor Velculescu, the new Associate Director of Precision Medicine for the Kimmel Cancer Center, about using genomic research to develop treatment options for patients.
Jun 28, 2018 No comments
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Matt Ladra, Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology for Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, about treating childhood cancer with radiation and the new proton therapy center that will be coming online at Sibley in the Fall of 2019.
Jun 21, 2018 No comments
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr. Bill Nelson talks to Dr. Elana Fertig about how she is using genomic research, mathematical modeling, chaos theory and her past experience in weather prediction to develop treatments for cancer in our latest podcast.
Jun 19, 2018 1 comment
Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr. Bill Nelson talks with Dr. Mark Yarchoan and Alex Hopkins about how cancer cells evade the immune system and what researchers are doing to combat that with targeted immunotherapies.
Jun 4, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson and biologist Andrew Ewald discuss the new ways that scientists are confronting the cancer on the cellular level and using physics to study how cancer cells spread to new areas. Dr Ewald was recently featured in a piece from The Hub at JHU. You can read that here.
May 29, 2018 No comments
Dr. Ben Levy, the Director of Medical Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, begins his podcast series talking with Rasheda Persinger, and Nurse Practitioner at Sibley. They discuss the key role of Advanced Practice Providers in delivering care to cancer patients and helping them navigate the(...)
May 23, 2018 No comments
Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr Bill Nelson talks to Dr Ted DeWeese, the Center’s Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, about the advances in radiation therapy and how treatments are becoming more refined and targeted. In the Fall of 2019 at proton therapy center that will come online at Sibley(...)
May 22, 2018 1 comment
Dr Bill Nelson, the Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, begins a new podcast series focused on cancer treatment and research. In episode one, Dr Nelson speaks with Dr Elizabeth Jaffee, the Kimmel Cancer Center’s Deputy Director and the Associate Director of the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, from the annual meeting(...)
May 21, 2018 No comments
On May 15, 2018, Skip Viragh’s vision for a single place where cancer patients can receive top-notch outpatient cancer care was realized with the opening of the Skip Viragh Outpatient Cancer Building at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Our new hub for cancer services and clinical research provides one-stop for stellar cancer diagnostic and(...)
May 17, 2018 No comments