Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Team Science and Collaboration

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Team Science and Collaboration

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In our latest podcast, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Denis Wirtz, the Vice Provost of Research at Johns Hopkins University, about the importance of team science and collaboration in cancer research. In this preview, Dr Wirtz discusses the benefits of programs that brings people's research together in problem solving. To(...)

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Immunotherapy Experts Named Bloomberg~Kimmel Professors

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Three Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers were recognized as the first Bloomberg~Kimmel professors in cancer immunology during a ceremony at Johns Hopkins. The event marked the beginning of the Bloomberg~Kimmel Professorships program, and the three scientists were recognized for their work in precision immunotherapy, the bacterial contributions in the microbiome, and how targeting the(...)

Researchers Advance Role of Circulating Tumor DNA to Detect Early Melanoma Growth, Uncover Treatment Options

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Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have added to evidence that measuring and monitoring tumor DNA that naturally circulates in the blood of melanoma patients can not only reliably help reveal the early stages of cancer growth and spread but also uncover new treatment options that tumor genetic analysis alone may(...)

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – 45th Anniversary

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – 45th Anniversary

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2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of our Cancer Center. In our latest podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Sharon Krumm, Director of Nursing Administration, and Senior Science Writer Valerie Mehl about some of the most notable achievements of the past 45 years. In this preview, they discuss the opening of the new(...)

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Bladder Cancer in Women

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Bladder Cancer in Women

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In our next podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr Jean Hoffman-Censits and Dr Armine Smith, from the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, about the complications that arise in diagnosing and treating bladder cancer in women.   In this preview, they explain why women often learn about their diagnosis much later than men do.(...)