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Beating Leukemia with Groundbreaking CAR-T Cell Therapy

Dr. Stephan A. Grupp made history when he treated the first child with CAR T cell therapy, Emily Whitehead, who is now more than five years cancer-free. In CAR-T cell therapy, a patient's own genetically altered immune cells fight cancer.…

Apr 25, 2018, 03:00 pm 9 Listen

Current Trends in the Management of Advanced and Late Stage Prostate Cancer with Dr. Maha Hussain

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When should patients start asking about involving an oncologist in their care, how can we manage quality of life issues while being treated for advanced, metastatic, and castration-resistant prostate cancer? We are discussing how to manage advanced and late stage…

Mar 19, 2015, 05:00 pm 8 Listen

Becoming a part of the solution: The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project

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The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most sophisticated bioscience and biotechnology research centers in North America. It seeks to empower a revolution in biomedicine that will accelerate the speed at which we can conquer disease. The…

Feb 21, 2018, 05:00 pm 8 Listen

Latest in Brain Tumor Treatments and Trials

Brain tumors can be among the most challenging cancers to treat. The blood-brain barrier, a natural defense mechanism that shields the brain from harm can also prevent cancer treatments from reaching tumors. However, immunotherapy, precision medicine, and the other new…

Mar 10, 2020, 12:00 pm 7 Listen

Covid-19 Vaccines – What Multiple Myeloma Patients Should Know?

Multiple myeloma patients are often immunosuppressed for months following treatments such as maintenance therapies, immunosuppressive drugs, hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) and CAR-T therapies. They are at higher risk for serious complications from the SARS-CoV-2 virus leading to hospitalizations and ICU…

Feb 23, 2021, 01:30 pm 7 Listen