The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center


Published on Aug 31, 2016

Phillip Martin Pierorazio, M.D. is an expert in treating urinary-tract malignancies—including kidney, bladder, prostate, testis, adrenal, penile and urethral cancers. He performs both open and minimally invasive surgeries. These include laparoscopic and robotic surgeries of the kidney, bladder, prostate, and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer. He has a special interest in kidney cancer and performs such specialized procedures as partial nephrectomy for early-stage disease and high-risk surgeries for advanced urological cancers. He is the Director of the Division of Testicular Cancer and works with a number of testicular cancer advocacy groups around the country. Learn more about Dr. Pierorazio at:


What is Hope? Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Pediatric Oncology Division Physicians, nurses, and patients describe what hope means to them and why they have hope regarding childhood cancers.


On April 30th Red Card Cancer, Champions International Camps and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center announced a new partnership bringing legendary Italian soccer legends to the States this summer to host a series of youth soccer camps. Famed Italian International and AC Milan defender Alessandro "Billy" Costacura joined Dr. William Nelson at Hopkins with our own pediatric oncology patients and their families to celebrate this announcement. Through the personal generosity of Dr. Nelson and donor Bob Smith, Red Card Cancer announced the Dunbar High School boys and girls soccer team will be attending the Baltimore Champions Camp in July organized by famed local coach Pete Caringi.


Each year the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's division of pediatric oncology holds a week long, summer camp, Camp Sunrise, for kids living with and surviving cancer.


Learn about the Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Our experts will discuss what to expect during your visit, what treatments options are available and the support you will receive here at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

1:39 The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announces launch of Adolescent & Young Adult Patient Navigation Program in partnership with Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center The Ulman Cancer Fund offers TWO types of navigation for young adult cancer patients (18-40 years old) and survivors- remote and on-site. All services are FREE of charge and open to family members and loved ones. UCF remote navigation services are being offered out of our office through email and telephone communication and on-site navigation services are currently being offered in partnership cancer centers in the Mid-Atlantic region.


The couples retreat is for patients living with pancreas cancer and their partners and provides an opportunity to share, give hope and network with others facing the same challenges. It is designed to ease psychological distress for the patient and the spouse and facilitate interactions in an environment that is comfortable and conducive to open frank discussions about emotional impact of pancreas cancer on the patient, spouse and other family members. The program is offered at no cost to the patient and their partner. For more information visit


Experience the Center by taking a virtual tour of our clinical care building. "Walk" through our facilities to learn more about services and programs. Prepare for your first visit with this step-by-step guide.