Dr Ben Levy talks with Dr Rosanne Sheinberg and Harpreet Gujral about the care options offered to patients at Sibley Integrative Medicine. Visit them online at sibley.org/integrative. In this preview, they describe integrative medicine and how it can benefit patients undergoing cancer treatment. To listen to the full podcast, click here: https://bit.ly/2Qxa1nd
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Moody Wharam Jr., Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and former Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Aug. 10 at age 77. Dr. Wharam specialized in the treatment of children with cancer and, in his more than 40 years at Johns […]
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.
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.
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.
Pictured: Nanoparticles releasing microRNAs inside a brain cancer cell. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center brain cancer researchers announced that they successfully delivered ultra-tiny nano-size packets of genetic code, called microRNAs, in animal models of human brain cancer. This multi-specialty study was led by John Laterra, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Kimmel Cancer Center Brain Cancer […]