September 12, 2014 – Cancer News Review


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Director William Nelson discusses top cancer news during August, 2014.

Program notes:

0:16 Examination of tumor types and reclassification
1:15 Misclassified originally
2:17 If there are acquired defects that can be used we’ll use them
3:10 Big data approach to classification
3:40 PALB2 and breast cancer
4:40 One copy of this gene may be associated with pancreas or breast cancer
5:40 Can you turn the problem into treatment advantage?
6:40 Inherited risk very high and genetic testing sensible
7:36 Using a Clostridium species in cancer treatment
8:36 Can germinate and kill hypoxic cells
9:30 Can combination cure people?
10:02 End