In the latest Kimmel in DC podcast, Dr Ashwani Rajput talks with Dr Michael Pishvaian about treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers, specifically colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer, as well as the importance of clinical trials in developing improved standard practices of care.
In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks to Dina Lansey and Dr Otis Brawley about their work using resources from the state of Maryland's Cigarette Restitution Fund to educate patient populations on the benefits of clinical trials and overcome barriers to participation.
Jan 7, 2021 No comments
In this week's Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley speaks with Dr Michael Carducci about the benefit of clinical trials and his work treating patients with prostate cancer.
Jan 8, 2020 No comments
In the next podcast from Dr Otis Brawley, he speaks with Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Research at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Dina Lansey, about the impact and importance of clinical trials. In this preview, Dina explains the phases that clinical trials go through before being approved for the general […]
May 15, 2019 No comments
In our first podcast of 2019, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr Michael Carducci and Dina Lansey about clinical trials and how they benefit patients. In this preview, Dr Carducci describes the process behind using clinical trials to further cancer research . To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2QkA8gh
Jan 3, 2019 No comments
“Every clinical trial is done in a way to try to get a very homogenous group of patients, so we can better draw conclusions about whether the innovation we’re testing is actually working,” says radiation oncologist Russell K. Hales, M.D. of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. “A patient […]
Oct 10, 2016 No comments
This blog post was written by Kristina Baum, who has melanoma and is participating in a clinical trial on immunotherapy at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. For more information on Kristina's story, watch her interview with Denise Grady on the New York Times' Facebook page or follow her on Twitter at @kristinabaum. For the post, […]
Sep 30, 2016 No comments
My mother has recently had a lobectomy. She’s faced with the choice of standard care or a clinical trial. What should she consider before making her choice?Posted by admin | treatment
Radiation oncologist Russell K. Hales, M.D. of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus notes that clinical trials are treatments that are usually done at cancer centers with researchers, like Hopkins. “Clinical trials take an existing therapy, and add to it an investigational therapy, or give an investigational therapy altogether,” […]
Aug 2, 2016 No comments
As part of our series on frequently asked questions about Kimmel Cancer Center clinical trials, this post looks at patient safety during a trial. Dina George Lansey, a nurse and clinical research recruitment specialist for the Kimmel Cancer Center, notes that there are many rules in place to make sure that patients in studies […]
Dec 20, 2013 No comments
We’re starting a series on frequently asked questions about Kimmel Cancer Center clinical trials. This first question is the most basic: What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is research study that involves people to test new ways of preventing, diagnosing or treating cancer. While many patients think that all clinical trials test experimental […]
Dec 3, 2013 2 comments