Archived articles

cancer

Biomedical engineering
A cancerous needle in a haystack
Published Oct 15, 2018
Device developed at Hopkins enables scientists to detect the presence of genetic changes that allow cancer to grow
Biomolecular engineering
Cell mechanics and the study of cancer
Published Sept 4, 2018
Denis Wirtz, vice provost for research, says unifying the field of cell mechanics around a common set of approaches will make it more valuable to the larger cancer research community
Cancer research
Suppressing YAP protein gives immunotherapy a boost
Published Aug 7, 2018
In mouse study, researchers find that turning off YAP protein in regulatory T-cells enhances anti-tumor immune response
Breast cancer
A dynamic cellular defense against metastasis
Published Aug 2, 2018
In study of mouse tissue, scientists discover that cells around breast milk ducts can reach out to grab stray cancer cells to prevent their spread
Scholarships
Senior among 10 AACR Undergraduate Scholars
Published May 29, 2018
Two-year award from cancer research organization supports young scientists as they begin their careers
A personalized approach to cancer treatment
Published May 14, 2018
Scientists find a way to distill complex biomolecular data into labels that are easier to interpret
Q+A
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 Feb 28, 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 Feb 20, 2018
Oncology service costs routinely exceed what Medicare will pay by 100% to 500%