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Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Pediatric Radiation and Proton Therapy

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Pediatric Radiation and Proton Therapy

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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(...)

Cancer News Review

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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(...)