Cancer Update (Part 2)

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About the Video:
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in this country, closely following heart disease. Although it remains a serious problem, there is some promising research surrounding it underway.

In part two of this two-part interview with Ellen Beth Levitt, our cancer expert Dr. Kevin Cullen discusses advances in cancer research and treatment, including new methods of targeted cancer therapies and vaccines. Some of the specific issues addressed in this portion of the interview include:

New targeted cancer therapies
Treatments with fewer side effects
Genetics and cancer
Effects of smoking, stress or radiation
Personalized medicine and cancer
Cancer vaccines Cancer and HIV

About the Expert:
Dr. Kevin Cullen is the director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, located at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is also a professor of medicine and head of the Program in Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Related Links:

Cancer Update (Part One)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WDOdmUFzjE

Dr. Kevin Cullen
http://www.umm.edu/doctors/kevin_j_cullen.html

Greenebaum Cancer Center
http://www.umgcc.org/

UMGCC Treatment Programs
http://www.umgcc.org/treatment/canc_prog.htm

Patient Success Stories
http://www.umgcc.org/success/index.htm

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