Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Matt Ladra, the Director of Pediatric Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, about using radiation and proton therapy to treat children with cancer. In this preview, Dr Ladra explains the advantages proton therapy offers children by limiting the side effects often caused by traditional radiation treatments. To(...)
In this podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Vered Stearns and Elissa Bantug, Research Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, about how breast cancer care in younger women is different from older women, the resources available to them at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and a grant from the CDC that(...)
Sep 6, 2018 No comments
In our latest podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Katie Couric about the impact of cancer on her life, how she became such a powerful advocate in our fight against the disease and to preview the Stand Up To Cancer televised fundraiser, which airs on September 7. Here, Katie discusses first learning about her husband's cancer diagnosis. To listen(...)
Aug 30, 2018 No comments
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.
Aug 23, 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
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