Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Mark Levis, the Director of the leukemia program at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discuss the dramatic swing in outcomes for leukemia patients that have accomplished over the past two decades.
“During my nearly 20 years as a cancer researcher, I have always been impressed by how both my oncology and primary care colleagues don’t just treat patients, they care for them. I see it as my job to do research to develop tools and resources to help oncology and primary care providers work together to(...)
Aug 14, 2018 No comments
Moody Wharam Jr., Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and former Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Aug. 10 at age 77. Dr. Wharam specialized in the treatment of children with cancer and, in his more than 40 years at Johns(...)
Aug 13, 2018 No comments
Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Drew Pardoll, the Director of the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, about the progress being made in empowering patient's own immune system to combat their cancer.
Aug 3, 2018 2 comments
Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr David McConkey, Director of the Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute at Johns Hopkins, about the renewed interest in bladder cancer research and the potential for treatment advances in the near future.
Jul 26, 2018 2 comments
Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Annie Applegarth, Volunteer Event Chair from Swim Across America - Baltimore, about her cancer diagnosis, the hurdles she overcame on the journey to recovery and how she sees the world differently as a survivor. They also preview Swim Across America's Open Water Swim coming up in September.
Jul 19, 2018 No comments
Pictured: Nanoparticles releasing microRNAs inside a brain cancer cell. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center brain cancer researchers announced that they successfully delivered ultra-tiny nano-size packets of genetic code, called microRNAs, in animal models of human brain cancer. This multi-specialty study was led by John Laterra, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Kimmel Cancer Center Brain Cancer(...)
Jul 13, 2018 No comments
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Channing Paller, medical oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, about her research into prostate cancer treatments and care.
Jul 12, 2018 No comments
Dr Nelson talks with Dr Patrick Forde about his research showing the benefits of using immunotherapy treatments before surgery in lung cancer patients.
Jul 9, 2018 No comments
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(...)
Jun 29, 2018 No comments