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Cancer research
Slowing cancer's spread
Published July 23, 2017
Johns Hopkins-led team finds promising way to disrupt signals that trigger metastasis
Cancer research
FDA approves cancer drug for personalized immunotherapy approach
Published July 23, 2017
Drug was developed from 30 years of basic research at Johns Hopkins
Cancer research
Study: Random DNA errors cause majority of cancer cases
Published July 23, 2017 Video
Most cancer mutations are due to DNA copying 'mistakes,' not inherited or environmental factors, Hopkins researchers say
Behind the science
Hopkins oncologists discuss new cancer study
Published July 23, 2017
Researchers: 'Many people will develop cancer no matter how perfect their behaviors are because of random copying errors'
Q+A
Saints, mastectomies, and the power of myth
Published July 23, 2017
A conversation with filmmaker Bernadette Wegenstein, whose documentary 'The Good Breast' offers an intimate look at surgical breast cancer interventions
Biomedical engineering
DNA inspector gadget
Published July 23, 2017
New open source gene sequencing software could aid in early detection, treatment of cancer
Health disparities
Cervical cancer death rates higher than previously thought
Published July 23, 2017
Risk of dying greater among black women and women over the age of 65, study finds
Cancer research
Immune to immunotherapy
Published July 23, 2017
Johns Hopkins scientists zero in on process that helps cancer cells evade immune system attacks during immunotherapy treatment
Cancer research
A landmark year for immunotherapy
Published July 23, 2017
Bloomberg–Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy director recaps five major research findings from 2016
Cancer research
How immunotherapy works
Published July 23, 2017
Treatment is like releasing the immune system's 'parking brake,' JHU oncologist Drew Pardoll says / The Washington Post