Patrick Personne was not surprised when his doctor told him he had lung cancer. The 62-year-old had been a smoker for more than 40 years, so when he began feeling ill and developed a nagging cough, lung cancer certainly came to mind. What did surprise him, however, was learning about a new type of treatment […]
In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr Julie Brahmer about the advances made in treating patients with lung cancer, smoking cessation and lung cancer screening.
In the latest On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan talks with Dr Russell Hales about the thoracic oncology multidisciplinary program available at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
A new cancer test developed by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists screens for seven types of cancer in a completely unique way. DELFI is a new and different kind of cancer screening test. Rather than finding cancer gene mutations or chemical alterations to the DNA, known as epigenetic changes, it detects unique patterns in […]
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Julie Brahmer, M.D., is an active clinical leader in the treatment of lung cancer and mesothelioma. As the director of the Thoracic Oncology Program and professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, her research and clinical practice focuses on the development of new therapies for the treatment and prevention […]
In our next podcast, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr Ben Levy, the Clinical Director of Medical Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, about new treatments for lung cancer patients and the growing cancer center at Sibley. In this preview, Dr Nelson and Dr Levy discuss how immunotherapy drugs are now being used […]
Dr Nelson talks with Dr Patrick Forde about his research showing the benefits of using immunotherapy treatments before surgery in lung cancer patients.
Kimmel Cancer Center team is among inaugural recipients (Photo: from left: Christine Hann, Russell Hales, Marilyn Holman, Matt Holman, Hanika Reyes Rodavia) Despite being a scientist, Matt Holman was unsure of the best treatment plan and where to go to find it when his wife Marilyn was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in 2016. He […]
Stand Up To Cancer launched four new teams aimed at detecting and treating cancer in its earliest stages. Lung cancer expert Julie Brahmer, M.D., is the lead investigator for Johns Hopkins for lung cancer studies based at the Kimmel Cancer Center Thoracic Center of Excellence she directs. Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in the […]
It’s lung cancer awareness month. Hear lung cancer expert Julie Brahmer and cancer genetics expert Victor Velculescu explain how immunotherapy is becoming a game changer for certain patients. Learn about the latest advances from our Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and how we are helping patients with lung cancer live better and longer. Watch the […]