Tag: Free

Media Advisory: Free Community Health Screening

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Brancati Center will provide free community health screenings this Saturday, Feb. 10, at A Family Affair, an event hosted by Living Classrooms. RSVP encouraged: email tiztraining@livingclassrooms.org or call (443) 835-1463 x667 to register. read more

16 Aplastic Anemia Patients Free Of Disease After Bone Marrow Transplant and Chemo

Physicians at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have successfully treated 16 patients with a rare and lethal form of bone marrow failure called severe aplastic anemia using partially matched bone marrow transplants followed by two high doses of a common chemotherapy drug. In a report on the new transplant-chemo regimen, published online Dec. 22, 2016, in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Johns Hopkins team says that more than a year after their transplants, all of the patients have stopped taking immunosuppressive drugs commonly used to treat the disorder and have no evidence of the disease. read more

Media Alert: Addressing Healthcare Gaps with Free Eye Screenings for Older Baltimoreans in Need

The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute will provide free eye screenings for Baltimore seniors as part of its Screening to Prevent Glaucoma (SToP Glaucoma) program. It will be held during an event at the Mary Harvin Senior Center on Thursday, Jan. 26. The free screening events is aimed at eliminating some of the barriers to accessing healthcare faced by Baltimore residents. read more