In this On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanthan and Dr Matthew Ladra discuss the use of proton therapy with pediatric patients.
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 […]
Oct 2, 2018 No comments
Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr Bill Nelson talks to Dr Ted DeWeese, the Center’s Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, about the advances in radiation therapy and how treatments are becoming more refined and targeted. In the Fall of 2019 at proton therapy center that will come online at Sibley […]
May 22, 2018 1 comment
Prostate cancer topics abound in the latest Cancer News Review podcast. Dr. Bill Nelson, director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses Hopkins-led research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looking at the genetic similarities of men with a family history of prostate cancer. By looking at their genes, investigators were able to find a genetic marker for […]
Mar 9, 2012 No comments