Cancer Update 2 of 2

Overview:
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in this country behind heart disease. Although it remains a serious problem, there is some promising research underway. In this interview with Ellen Beth Levitt, our expert discusses advances in cancer research and treatment, including new methods of targeted cancer therapies and vaccines.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • New targeted cancer therapies
  • Treatments with fewer side effects
  • Genetics and cancer
  • Effects of smoking, stress or radiation
  • Personalized medicine and cancer
  • Cancer vaccines
  • Cancer and HIV

Guest:
Dr. Kevin Cullen, director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, located at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Cullen is also a professor of medicine and head of the Program in Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: August 7, 2013

         
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