Archived articles


A tale of medical underdogs
Published April 20, 2018
New memoir by JHU writer-in-residence reflects on his younger brother's cancer diagnosis and the doctors who transformed the treatment of childhood leukemia
Cancer and the artillery of physics
Published Spring 2018
Andrew Ewald is at the vanguard of a generation of scientists determined to uncover the complexities of cancer / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cancer's broken symmetry
Published April 20, 2018
Study is co-authored by Donald Coffey, a longtime Johns Hopkins researcher who died in November
Health care
Cost of cancer care varies widely in U.S.
Published April 20, 2018
Oncology service costs routinely exceed what Medicare will pay by 100% to 500%
Hopkins-led cancer research team shortlisted for £20M award
Published April 20, 2018
Team led by Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Rong Li among 10 finalists in Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge
Cancer research
Unlocking genetic mysteries
Published April 20, 2018
New Johns Hopkins center merges applied mathematics and biology to better understand breast cancer
Cancer research
Single blood tests screens for eight common cancers
Published April 20, 2018
CancerSEEK is a noninvasive test that can detect cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectum, lung, or breast
Technology ventures
Support for cancer research
Published April 20, 2018
Bluefield Innovations backs project that aims to develop first-in-class small molecule drug
Prostate cancer
Biopsy results differ substantially between two labs, study finds
Published April 20, 2018
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
One-two punch for ovarian cancer
Published April 20, 2018
Mouse study finds that combination immunotherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatment