July 1, 2013 – Cancer News Review


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

Program notes:

0:15 Harnessing our immune system to fight cancer
1:15 PD1 target
2:15 Side effects of monoclonal antibodies
2:47 Worldwide burden of cancer
3:47 Need to view this as a challenge
4:08 Sequelae of childhood cancers
5:08 95% had some kind of health problem
6:08 Has treatment of childhood cancer changed?
7:04 Cancer survivorship public health problem
7:24 Supreme court’s decision against patenting genes
8:25 Basing therapies on genetic analysis
9:17 End