In this month's Cancer News Review podcast, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Bill Nelson discusses the nation's top stories on cancer. First, Nelson discusses the issues surrounding whole genome sequencing to predict development of disease. Then, he explains how the HPV vaccine works and why it's important for young people to be vaccinated. Finally, […]
In this month's Cancer News Review podcast, Dr. William Nelson, director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center discusses the top stories in cancer research. First, he discusses recent news of DNA sequencing efforts in leukemia. As the availability of genome sequencing technology grows, we can inventory all of the acquired defects that contribute to cancer, he says. Finding […]
Cancer headlines this past month included two studies on colonoscopy, a screening tool for colon cancer. The first study looks at the long-term benefits of colonoscopy and found that 50 percent of colon cancer cases were avoided by a single colonscopy. In the Cancer News Review podcast, William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer […]
Cancer News Review – Sniffing Out Cancer, New Melanoma Drug, Genes for Aggressive Cancer and Smoking-Related Bladder Cancer
This month, Kimmel Cancer Center director William Nelson reviewed four major cancer research stories ranging from pets that sniff out cancer to a reminder of the dangers of cigarette smoking. The first story is one that has been reported for several years. A variety of reports have shown that dogs can detect cancer in people […]
This month's Cancer News Review podcast with Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson begins with updates on the field of head and neck cancer in light of the encouraging news that actor Michael Douglas' cancer is in remission. Nelson says that there is an emerging story in oropharyngeal cancers (those that are in the back […]
Three stories top the list of major developments in cancer research during the past month. Listen to these topics discussed in the most recent Cancer News Review podcast. First, to treat or not to treat is the question for low-risk prostate cancer. Whether to give aggressive treatments for low-risk cancer contained within the prostate is […]
In this month's Cancer News Review podcast, Cancer Center director Bill Nelson reviews top headlines in cancer research. Each of the studies discussed here were published in the Oct. 2 issue of the Lancet.