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Microbes in breast tumors vary in women of different races
Published March 28, 2023
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found that the breast tumors of Asian, Black, and white women have very different cellular, microbial, and genomic features and could one day lead to personalized care
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
In memoriam
Radiation oncology pioneer dies at 77
Published Aug 21, 2018
During 40 years at Hopkins, Moody Wharam created refined treatments for pediatric cancers that improved survival rates and in some cases remain the standard of care today
Cancer research
Scientists develop blood test to screen for cancer
Published Aug 16, 2017
Test detects tumor-derived DNA in blood, could cut down on over-testing for populations most at risk for certain cancers / Hopkins Medicine
Behind the science
Hopkins oncologists discuss new cancer study
Published March 23, 2017
Researchers: 'Many people will develop cancer no matter how perfect their behaviors are because of random copying errors'
Cancer research
Immune to immunotherapy
Published Jan 6, 2017
Johns Hopkins scientists zero in on process that helps cancer cells evade immune system attacks during immunotherapy treatment
Cancer research
Promising new drug for virus-linked skin cancer
Published April 19, 2016
Immunotherapy drug shrinks tumors in half of patients with Merkel cell carcinoma / Hopkins Medicine
Predicting prostate cancer outcomes
Published Dec 16, 2015
Simplified grading system developed at Hopkins deemed accurate, could reduce overtreatment / Hopkins Medicine
'Gene hunter'
Cancer researcher honored
Published Oct 20, 2015
Kenneth Kinzler among 80 new members elected to National Academy of Medicine / Hopkins Medicine
Women's lacrosse
JHU hosts fall play day
Published Oct 2, 2015
Fifth annual 'Stick it to Sarcoma' play day raises to money to help fight cancer