Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer: ‘Understanding And Treating ‘Lymphoma’

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s germ-fighting network. The main two subtypes are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Because of breakthrough research, this once fatal diagnosis has been transformed into a curable condition. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Stephen Ansell, a Mayo Clinic hematologist, discusses the different treatment options.

Medicine: Baseball Great Cal Ripken Jr.’s ‘Robotic Radical Prostatectomy’

Known as the Ironman, 60-year old Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. was diagnosed with prostate cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnering with the Brady Urological Institute, Mr. Ripken had a successful robotic radical prostatectomy to remove his tumor and is now deemed cancer free. Watch urologic surgeon Mohamad Allaf and Cal Ripken Jr. discuss his prostate cancer journey at Johns Hopkins and share his powerful message to men across the world.

Women’s Health: How ‘HPV (Human papillomavirus) Links To Cervical Cancer’

This video tells the story of Ana, a cervical cancer survivor, who encourages women to recognize abnormal Paps as an opportunity to speak to your doctor about gynecologic health.

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