2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. In this episode, Dr Bill Nelson talks with Sharon Krumm, Director of Nursing Administration at the Cancer Center, and Senior Science Writer Valerie Mehl about some of our most notable achievements of the past 45 years.
Dr Bill Nelson talks with Dr Jean Hoffman-Censits and Dr Armine Smith, from the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, about the complications that arise in diagnosing and treating bladder cancer in women.
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 at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and a grant from the Center for Disease Control that enables those resources to be shared with more women who need them.
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.
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 diagnosis and recovery from cancer and Swim Across America's Open Water Swim coming up in September.
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Channing Paller, medical oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, about her research into prostate cancer treatments and care.
Dr Ben Levy talks to Dr Matt Ladra, Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology for Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, about treating childhood cancer with radiation and the new proton therapy center that will be coming online at Sibley in the Fall of 2019.