In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson and Dr Otis Brawley discuss why the poor and disadvantaged that are already struggling with a cancer diagnosis are also more susceptible to COVID-19.
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
Dr Otis Brawley speaks with Rebka Atnafou from the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Bloomberg School of Public Health about her work to improve community engagement in Baltimore.
Dec 18, 2019 No comments
In our next Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, talks to Dr Avonne Connor from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about her research into co-morbid conditions and breast cancer disparities. To listen, click here: http://bit.ly/AvonneConnor
Oct 16, 2019 No comments
In the next Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley says that while #cancer screening is very important, focusing on prevention and ensuring adequate access to treatment for all Americans should remain top priorities. In this preview, Dr Brawley explains some of the geographical disparities that exist in the US and how they impact outcomes. To listen to […]
Sep 18, 2019 No comments
In the next Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley cautions against judging health outcomes solely based on race because the definition of race continues to change over time and because many other important contributing factors need to be accounted for. In this preview, Dr Brawley says it is critical to address the factors that really do […]
Sep 11, 2019 No comments
In the latest podcast from Dr Otis Brawley, he reacts to a study published in The Lancet showing that the decline in cardiac-related deaths is outpacing the decline in cancer-related deaths in higher-income nations. To listen, click here: http://bit.ly/2lZE0dm
Sep 4, 2019 No comments
In the next podcast, Dr Otis Brawley speaks to Dr Norma Kanarek from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about Maryland's Comprehensive Cancer Plan. In this preview, Dr Kanarek explains that liver cancer is now on the rise throughout the state. To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2JQUxeg
Jun 12, 2019 No comments
In the next Cancer Disparities podcast, Dr Otis Brawley reviews a paper published in JAMA on outcomes for prostate cancer patients based on race and explains that the inequalities revealed are caused by the quality of the care received by the patients. In the preview, Dr Brawley says the key to dealing with this issue […]
Jun 5, 2019 No comments
In the latest podcast on Cancer Disparities, Dr Otis Brawley speaks with Dr Kimberley Steele about using bariatric surgery to treat obesity and why surgical intervention with adolescents offers the potential for better long term outcomes. In this preview, Dr Steele explains why she considers this option for some children essential in an environment where […]
May 29, 2019 No comments