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  • Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms

    Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms
    Seeing a chance to stop one of the most deadly kinds of cancer before it forms, doctors at Johns Hopkins and at other hospitals around the nation are focusing on the common pancreatic cyst.
  • The trial of their lives

    The trial of their lives
    For the past two days, Annie Siple has patiently crisscrossed the Johns Hopkins medical campus for test after test, being scanned by big machines, pricked with small needles, fastened to electrodes, injected with dye. Soon she will find out who is...

    What a vaccine does

    In the nearly 40 years since the nation declared war on cancer, great advances have been made in breast cancer screening, early detection and treatment. The death rate for breast cancers has fallen. More is discovered all the time about the genetics and...

    It's not working

    It's not working
    The elevator doors open on the fifth floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Peggy Murphy tentatively steps out, as if crossing a threshold in the struggle to stay ahead of her breast cancer. Last fall, she had been accepted into Dr. Leisha Emens' clinical...

    Moving on, fighting on

    Moving on, fighting on
    Dr. Leisha Emens dreads the calls she has been getting lately. The news is rarely good. "A lot of people are dying right now. It's to be expected. These people have an incurable disease," Emens says in late August, as she wraps up her early work running...