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
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
The next On Target podcast is online. Today, Dr Akila Viswanathan speaks with Dr Phuoc Tran about his research into the spread of prostate cancer and a clinical trial that may show a response from the immune system for patients undergoing SBRT treatment. To read more about the ORIOLE Trial, click here: https://bit.ly/3ffj8WC
May 5, 2020 No comments
In this special edition of the On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan speaks with members of the Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology COVID-19 response team about the protocols and patient procedures implemented throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine to ensure cancer patients continue to receive their care and remain safe from the Coronavirus.
Mar 20, 2020 No comments
In the next Sibley Integrative Podcast, Dr Rosanne Sheinberg and Harpreet Gujral explain the cancer-related risks associated with obesity and how the concept of NEAT (Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis) plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy weight.
Mar 17, 2020 No comments
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
Mar 16, 2020 No comments