The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.
UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.
The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.
Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.
June 29, 2015
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that he has advanced B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is facing 18 weeks of chemotherapy treatments. Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, part of the body’s immune system, accounts for about 4 percent of all cancers; an estimated 71,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States.
University of Maryland hematologist/oncologist Dr. Arnob Banerjee, who is not involved in the governor’s medical care, specializes in treating this cancer. In this interview, he will explain the different types of lymphoma, how they are treated and what patients can expect after receiving treatment. Dr. Banerjee will also talk about the latest developments in research.
Do you have a question about lymphoma? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on June 29 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.
Arnob Banerjee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
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This page was last updated: June 26, 2015