Archived articles

Breast cancer

Many breast cancer patients forgo post-surgery treatment
Published Nov 2, 2017
Patients who distrust health care system are more likely to go against doctor's post-surgery advice, study finds / School of Public Health
Breast martyrdom
Published Spring 2017
Johns Hopkins research professor visits the Festival of Saint Agatha in Catania, Sicily, for her new film / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Saints, mastectomies, and the power of myth
Published March 9, 2017
A conversation with filmmaker Bernadette Wegenstein, whose documentary 'The Good Breast' offers an intimate look at surgical breast cancer interventions
Undergrad research
JHU team takes bronze
Published Nov 7, 2016
Students place third at Collegiate Inventors Competition with low-cost cryotherapy system to treat breast cancer
Flower power?
Magnolia tested as breast cancer treatment
Published July 6, 2016
A compound made from the tree's cones shows promise against tumors spurred by the leptin hormone
Breast Cancer
Healthy lifestyle can lower cancer risk
Published May 26, 2016
Women may be able to reduce their chances of getting breast cancer, even if they have genetic risk factors / School of Public Health
Global health
Putting cancer on ice
Published May 3, 2016
Student team develops reusable cryotherapy device to help treat breast cancer in rural South Africa
Cancer research
How cancer thrives in when oxygen is scarce
Published April 1, 2016
Findings could help clear a major roadblock in cancer treatments / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
New institute will study promising approach to cancer treatment
Published March 29, 2016 Video
Bloomberg, Kimmel, others give $125M to support research into immunotherapy, which scientists say has potential to end all forms of cancer
Cancer research
Tumor growth slowed
Published March 22, 2016
Antibody targets 'gateway' commonly found in lung, breast cancers / School of Medicine