August 8, 2013 – Cancer News Review


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Director William Nelson discusses top cancer news during  August 2013.

Program notes:

0:11 Do new medications for diabetes cause pancreas cancer?
1:13 Don’t have definitive data
2:11 Mechanism isn’t understood
3:05 African American men with prostate cancer different
4:05 More likely in anterior part of gland
5:21 How drug development could be more patient centered
6:21 We need to collect patient reported effects of treatment
7:21 Patient experience should be factored in
8:01 Can omega three fatty acids reduce breast cancer risk?
9:05 In general fish helpful in diet
9:36 End