In this On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan talks with Dr Fred Bunz about cancer genetics and the cell mutations that lead to the growth and spread of cancer.
Last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision on Myriad's breast cancer gene patents sparked many comments from patients, the public and scientists. Here's what several Johns Hopkins experts had to say about the topic: "I am thrilled with the Supreme Court's unanimous decision to overturn gene patents. This was the only choice and will open up […]
Jun 21, 2013 No comments
***The following post was written by Dr. John Fetting at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. After 30 years as a breast cancer medical oncologist, I have come to believe that we are too focused on trying to cure breast cancer and not focused enough on preventing it. Until recently, treating breast cancer after it […]
Jul 24, 2012 4 comments
The following blog post was submitted and written by representatives at the Lustgarten Foundation. Johns Hopkins and the Sanger Institute published two papers in the journal Nature describing how pancreatic cancer develops far more slowly than once thought. Major media outlets covering the news included The New York Times, Bloomberg News, Reuters, CBS News, Science News, […]
Oct 29, 2010 No comments