Certain gene mutations can dramatically increase the risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer. That's why Johnson & Johnson is researching a new way to fight the disease—one that involves blocking cancer cells from repairing their own damaged DNA.
A groundbreaking trial for an HIV vaccine. New ways to help the body heal itself. Immunotherapy treatments for cancer. Behind medical advancements like these are the brilliant scientists who are relentlessly pushing their visions and research forward.
For International Women in Science Day—and to mark the 10-year anniversary of Johnson & Johnson beginning to innovate in the fight against prostate cancer—Margaret Yu, M.D., Vice President, Disease Area Leader, Prostate Cancer,Janssen Research & Development, shares the latest scientific strides being made in the battle against one of the most common cancers in men.
From breakthrough work to eradicate some of the world's deadliest diseases to advancements in cutting-edge health technology, see just some of the ways Johnson & Johnson is working to help change the trajectory of health for humanity.
Have you been putting off getting your prostate checked? Men’s Health Month is the perfect time to tackle this important medical to-do. Just ask Ron Scolamiero, who was surprised by a prostate cancer diagnosis at 54. He shares his story of resilience.
From "targeted therapies" to "precision immuno-oncology," the scientists at Janssen Oncology are looking at cancer treatment from all innovative angles. For National Cancer Prevention Month, they let us in on some of the work they're doing to help transform cancer care as we know it.