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Surgery Spring 2018

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Surgery Spring 2018

Turning the Immune System on Pancreatic Cancer

A cancer vaccine developed at Johns Hopkins appears to open the door for checkpoint inhibitors and other types of immunotherapies.

Surgery Spring 2018

Bloodless Medicine Proves Successful

The approaches not only reduce blood loss but also speed recovery, minimize infection and reduce the length of hospital stays.

Surgery Spring 2018

New Surgeons and Appointment

Five surgeons recently joined Johns Hopkins, and Bashar Safar has been appointed chief of colorectal surgery.

Surgery Spring 2018

New Lung Allocation Policy Could Affect Transplant Outcomes

Although there is broader sharing of the organs, people with a higher lung allocation score tend to be very sick going into a transplant.