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Cancer

Spotlight
Tying it all together
Published May 17, 2022
Post-doctoral fellow Ashley Kiemen synergized her love for math, visual artistry, and biology by co-developing a platform to create interactive, 3D models of human tissue to improve the study of tumor formation
Giants of the genome field
Published Spring 2022
Bert Vogelstein and Ken Kinzler continue their decadeslong search for cancer's elusive cure / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Cancer Moonshot renewal could bring ambitious goals within reach
Published Feb 8, 2022
Johns Hopkins cancer researcher Elizabeth Jaffee, who co-led the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel in 2016, discusses how far cancer research has come in the past five years and where it's headed in the next few decades
Cancer research
Pioneering method examines how immunotherapy changes tumors
Published Oct 13, 2021
The non-invasive technique using an optical probe provides early signs of how a tumor is responding to treatment
Q+A
Diversity in the fight against cancer
Published Sept 22, 2021
Age, race, sex—new National Cancer Advisory Board member Ashani Weeraratna says we need to consider diversity to find a cure
Two Hopkins scientists named to National Cancer Advisory Board
Published Sept 16, 2021
Ashi Weeraratna, Nilo Azad among seven selected to advise National Cancer Institute director on activities of the national cancer program
Cancer research
Startup founders from Johns Hopkins aim to stop spread of cancer
Published July 28, 2021
AbMeta Therapeutics, launched by biologist and Provost Denis Wirtz, bioengineer Jamie Spangler, and clinician Elizabeth Jaffee, will combine years of pioneering research to create new drugs that target metastasis
Nonfiction
The WWII-era scientist who revolutionized cancer research—despite the Nazis
Published June 4, 2021
In his new book, Ravenous, Johns Hopkins faculty member Sam Apple explains how Nobel laureate Otto Warburg's once disregarded cancer metabolism research has undergone a major resurgence
Biology
Discovery illuminates how cell growth pathway responds to signals
Published Nov 25, 2020
A new cell biology finding may lead to better techniques aimed at tissue regeneration and anti-cancer therapies
Women's Health
Self-screening for cervical cancer
Published Winter 2019
A new cervical cancer screening program, created in coordination with Jhpiego, allows women in Botswana to take control of their health. / Johns Hopkins Magazine