January 2016 – Cancer News Review


Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson starts off the new year by discussing prostate cancer screening guidelines, the accessbility of breast cancer care, the genomic sequencing of pediatric cancers, and a new drug for leukemia.

Program notes:

0:18 USPSTF PSA guidelines and prostate cancer
1:20 Hundreds of thousands of diagnoses to save a few lives
2:17 Will mortality rise?
3:20 Rate of PSA rise
4:11 Surgery and survival in breast cancer
5:11 Need to build health systems to reduce inequities
6:01 Germ line mutations in pediatric cancers
7:01 Quirky findings
8:10 New leukemia drug for CLL
9:05 Results were stunning
10:01 End