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Latest Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer

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Colon and rectal cancers are sharply rising in young adults according to recent reports. Learn about the latest available treatment options for rectal cancer from Johns Hopkins colorectal surgeons, Dr. Susan Gearhart and Dr. Bashar Safar.

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Pancreatic Cancer and Immunotherapy Trials

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Research from John Hopkins clinicians has led to the development of a pancreatic cancer vaccine that supercharges the immune system. Learn about current and future immunotherapy research happening at Johns Hopkins from medical oncologist, Dr. Lei Zheng, and pancreatic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Wolfgang.
 

Stomach Cancer: Know Your Risks & Treatment Options

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Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Learn about risk factors and available treatment options for advanced stage gastric cancer from surgical oncologist Mark Duncan, M.D., as well as early stage treatments from gastroenterologist Saowanee Ngamruengphong, M.D..
 

Liver Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Your liver is the single largest organ in the body and performs more than 500 functions. As with all parts of the body, it is also susceptible to cancer. Learn more about screening tests used to detect liver cancer, risk factors and treatment options from surgical oncologist Dr. Matthew Weiss, who specializes in treating liver cancer with minimally invasive surgical techniques.
 

Treatment Options for Lymphedema

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Lymphedema is a condition most commonly caused by removal of or damage to lymph nodes during treatment for cancer. Other causes of lymphedema are congenital abnormalities and trauma. Dysfunction in the lymphatic system can lead to swelling and pain in the affected limb. Learn from Justin Sacks, M.D., and Oluseyi Aliu, M.D., on the latest options used to treat lymphedema, including new surgical procedures.
 

Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Screenings and Current Treatment Options

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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but it’s also one of the most curable types of gastrointestinal cancer if found early. Knowing the risk factors may help you take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of developing the disease. Watch colorectal surgeon Bashar Safar and gastroenterologist Reezwana Chowdhury as they discuss the symptoms, importance of early screenings and current treatment options for colorectal cancer.
 

Treatment of Soft tissue and Bone Sarcomas

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Johns Hopkins surgeons Nita Ahuja and Carol Morris discuss the management of sarcomas, a rare type of cancer that develops from certain tissues, like bone or muscle, and occurs in both children and adults. When treating sarcomas, it is important that patients and their families have access to specialized, multidisciplinary teams with experience in these cancers. 

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Latest Treatment Options for Head and Neck Cancer

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Head and neck cancers are on the rise because of the connection with Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Join head and neck surgeon Dr. Christine Gourin as she discusses the latest surgical and non-surgical approaches for the treatment of head and neck cancers, such as oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancers.

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Treatment Options for Lung Cancer

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, but early diagnosis and a team approach to treating the disease can increase survival rates. In this online seminar, Johns Hopkins thoracic oncology experts Julie Brahmer and Richard Battafarano  discuss treatments for lung cancer and how pioneering research is leading to new options for patients.

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New More Accurate and Less-Invasive Ways to Detect Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer is one of the leading cancers in men. The earlier prostate cancer is caught, the more options remain available to physician and patient - including active surveillance, surgery, or radiation.  Join prostate cancer surgeon Christian Pavlovich, M.D. to learn more about new less-invasive tools that provide early and accurate diagnosis of prostate cancer including new blood tests, MRI screenings and imaged guided biopsies. 

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Advances in Gynecologic Cancer Care and Genetic Testing

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Gynecologic oncologists Rebecca Stone, M.D. and Edward Tanner, M.D. discuss how genetic testing can help assess your risk for gynecologic cancers and provide personalized care to women needing treatment.

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10 Cancer Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

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Finding and treating cancer at an early stage can save lives. In this recorded webinar, surgical oncologist Nita Ahuja, M.D., and gastroenterologist Anne Marie Lennon, M.D., Ph.D., discuss why symptoms such as bleeding, gastrointestinal issues and unexplained weight change may be cause for concern.

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Discover Your Options for Breast Reconstruction

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Women facing breast cancer have many decisions around their treatment and care, including breast reconstruction if mastectomy is part of their treatment plan. Breast reconstruction surgeons Michele Manahan and Gedge Rosson will discuss all options for breast reconstruction, including breast implants and free flap transfer, and considerations that should be made for each. Delayed reconstruction will also be discussed for women who had breast cancer in the past and chose to not receive breast reconstruction at the time of their treatment.

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Breast Cancer Risk: Is Genetic Testing Right for You?

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Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist and genetics expert David Euhus will discuss the benefits of genetic testing and what to consider before deciding to be tested.

 

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Losing Weight and Lowering Risk: What You Need to Know about Women's Cancer and Nutrition

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Did you know that up to one-third of cancer deaths in women are attributed to excess body weight? During this interactive webinar, Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Amanda Fader, and oncology dietitian, Mary-Eve Brown discuss the correlations between excess weight and the risk of certain women's cancers.
 

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Clinical Updates in Breast Cancer: What’s New and What’s Coming Soon

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Dr. Ben Park discusses new treatment options and clinical trials in breast cancer. 

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Managing Lymphedema: Discover Your Options

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Join experts Justin Sacks, M.D. and Elizabeth Erhardt to learn about treatment and management options for upper and lower extremity lymphedema.

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Strength After Cancer: How to Safely Progress with an Exercise Program from Treatment to Survivorship

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Physical therapists Julie Everett and Laurie Fritz discuss what you need to know about exercising safely after cancer while receiving the greatest benefits. View the presentation slides

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Keys to Sexual Wellness for Cancer Survivors

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Join Wen Shen, M.D. and Julie Everett, M.D. as they discuss the keys to sexual wellness for cancer survivors.

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Tools for Survivorship: Thriving After Breast Cancer Treatment

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Breast cancer experts Antonio Wolff, M.D. and Kimberly Peairs, M.D. discuss what you need to know after breast cancer treatment. 

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Advances in Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy

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Theodore DeWeese, M.D. and Danny Song, M.D.

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Fight the Fear, Learn the Facts. A Webinar on Your Risk for Breast Cancer

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Learn the facts presented by Dr. Kala Visvanathan on your personal risk for breast cancer.

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Obesity and the Risk for Women's Cancers

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Join the director of Gynecologic Oncology, Amanda Fader, M.D., as she discusses risk factors for women's cancer and what you can do now to help minimize the risk.

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Cancer and Cuisine

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Dr. Bill Nelson shares handy cooking tips for reducing your risk of developing cancer. Simple fixes, like adjusting how well you cook your meat, can have a big impact.

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Now You’re Cooking! How Diet Can Improve Cancer Symptoms

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Dr. Linda Lee explains the importance of eating well.Learn how diet can lessen the symptoms associated with cancer treatments.

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Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

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Two time breast cancer survivor, Lillie Shockney, RN discusses breast cancer detection and treatment and what all women should know. 
 

Improving Your Silhouette After Breast Cancer

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Learn about the various cosmetic options available for women after breast cancer. Breast cancer survivor Lillie Shockney, RN shares insight on newer forms of reconstruction.

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Lung Cancer – Serious Treatment for a Serious Cancer

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Dr. Russell K. Hales discusses lung cancer treatments for patients with various stages as well as innovations in lung cancer care.

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The Role of Integrative Medicine with Cancer Treatment

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Dr. Linda Lee and Dr. Jeff Gould explain how integrative medicine can enhance traditional treatments while also improving overall well-being.

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Colon Cancer: Know your Risk Factors, Symptoms, and the Importance of Screening and Current Treatments

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Drs. Susan Gearhart and Francis Giardiello share insight on colon cancer awareness, risk factors and screening procedures.

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