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C-Answers Video Series

C-Answers

C-Answers is a video series answering your questions about cancer from the faculty and staff of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Topics:

Bone Marrow Transplant: Dr. Rick Jones discusses bone marrow transplants for cancers like leukemia, lymphoma and non-cancerous diseases like sickle cell anemia and aplastic anemia. He also talks about haplo-identical transplants using brothers and sisters of patients as marrow donors.

 

 

Cancer Nursing: It takes a special person to be a cancer nurse, and Kimmel Cancer Center director of nursing Sharon Krumm describes how nurses are important members of the cancer care team.

 

Cervical Cancer and HPV: Dr. Connie Trimble talks about HPV as the cause of nearly all cervical cancers. She's using HPV and the body's immune system in research to fight pre-cancerous cervical disease, called dysplasia.

 

Childhood Cancer: Dr. Donald Small discusses the progress and challenges of treating kids' cancer.

 

Colon Cancer: Dr. Luis Diaz talks about new research to develop tests that detect colon cancer and better ways to treat it with personalized medicines.

 

Diet, Nutrition and Cancer: Dr. Bill Nelson discusses how the foods you eat and the way you cook them can impact cancer. 

Epigenetics: Dr. Stephen Baylin describes how tiny "epigenetic" marks act as punctuation on DNA, deciding how it's read.

 

Genetics: Dr. Bert Vogelstein discusses how scientists are mapping the secrets within cancer genomes.

 

Lung Cancer Treatment: Dr. Charles Rudin discusses how lung cancer is treated by knowing the genetic makeup of your cells and targeting drugs that work according to your individual genetic signature.

 


Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening:
Dr. Phil Dennis discusses the importance of lung cancer prevention and screening guidelines.


Pancreatic Cancer: Dr. Joseph Herman discusses how multidisciplinary care in a one-day clinic is the best route for giving pancreatic cancer patients treatment recommendations from teams of the world's best experts. Also watch the PancMD series on the multidisciplinary clinic.

 

Prostate Cancer: Dr. Charles Drake talks about how Provenge and other such therapies use the immune system to fight cancer.

 

Radiation Therapy: Dr. Ted DeWeese discusses how radiation beams kill cancer cells. You'll learn about types of radiation and how it's delivered.

 

 

 

 

Read Our Blogs
Cancer Matters: timely topics
Our Cancer: for caregivers

 

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Take our video class to learn about your first steps in receiving chemotherapy Chemo School
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