September 20, 2016 – Cancer News Review


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Director William Nelson discusses early detection of prostate cancer and the outcomes, possible issues that may arise with radiation therapy and your bowels, and using cord blood to treat leukemia patients in this month's podcast.

Program notes:

0:20 Early prostate cancer outcomes
1:21 All treatments equally effective
2:23 Bowel problems with radiation therapy
3:23 Wait and then treat
4:00 Use of cord blood in leukemia patients
5:00 Maybe bone marrow registry
6:05 Relapse did not differ
7:11 Checkpoint inhibitor failure
8:15 Interferon signaling escape mechanism
9:39 End