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Cancer

Environmental health
Surprisingly high levels of toxic gas found in Louisiana
Published June 11, 2024
The toxic gas ethylene oxide, at levels a thousand times higher than what is considered safe, was detected across parts of Louisiana with a cutting-edge mobile air-testing lab
Biomedical engineering
Pill-sized imaging capsule could help catch esophageal cancer sooner
Published May 30, 2024
Hopkins researchers develop a "one-stop shop" capsule for diagnosing and treating Barrett's esophagus, a condition known to be a precursor to esophageal cancer
Faculty honors
Two named to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 20, 2023
Materials scientist Hai-Quan Mao, cancer researcher Victor Velculescu among 162 fellows recognized for contributions to science and society
Diversity+Inclusion
Faculty of Excellence Program cluster award winners announced
Published Nov 1, 2023
10 new faculty members will be hired as part of an effort to bolster faculty diversity
Mechanical engineering
A new hope in cancer detection
Published Oct 12, 2023
New nanoSABER technology allows clinicians to visualize tumors in their entirety, which could improve cancer imaging and outcomes
Nanobiotechnology
Tiny tubes target hard-to-treat cancer
Published Sept 15, 2023
Technology developed by JHU engineers could eventually treat an aggressive type of breast cancer
Interdisciplinary scholar
Putting the brakes on cancer progression
Published June 27, 2023
Mikala Egeblad, who studies how tumor microenvironments influence the growth and metastasis of cancer cells, joins the School of Medicine as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Philanthropy
Study of cancer metastasis gets $35M boost at Hopkins Medicine
Published May 10, 2023
Gift from researcher, philanthropist, and race car driver Theodore Giovanis will help scientists find ways to stop the spread of cancer in the body
VOICES
Can you fight cancer with mere thought?
Published March 20, 2023
Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden reflects on what might be causing the delayed progress of his cancer in 'New York Times' essay
Alternative medicine
Intravenous mistletoe extract shows promise as cancer therapy
Published Feb 23, 2023
In a phase I trial meant to evaluate the drug's safety, researchers document improved quality of life and some disease control among participants