Dr. Mei Tang, a medical oncologist and hematologist at GBMC, discusses lung cancer screening and treatment options.
If you have issues with your voice, breathing, or swallowing that have lasted for more than four to five weeks, it may be time to talk with a laryngologist. Dr. Shumon Dhar, a laryngologist at the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC, discussed symptoms such as persistent hoarseness, food frequently getting stuck in the throat, and difficulty breathing, and what patients can do to get help.
Dr. Mei Tang Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at GBMC, discusses lung cancer along with the importance of smoking cessation and the value of CT screening for those at high risk.
Meet George and learn more about the evaluation process for Supracricoid Laryngectomy with Ray G. Blanco, MD FACS and Barbara P. Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S.
After battling breast cancer in 2005, Sandi knew not to ignore the signals her body was giving that something might be wrong.
After a health scare and a cancer diagnosis, Joyce and Doug Barnes, who have been together 18 years, came to realize the most important things in life were each other – the family and the life they were building together. When they decided to finally make it official, GBMC's Chapel seemed like the perfect place.
Barbara Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, FASHA, Director of the Milton J Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center at GBMC, explains how to keep your voice healthy.
"Voice Health & Awareness" questions answered by GBMC expert, Dan Sherwood, MS/CCC-SP, HSE, Speech Pathology Clinical Specialist from the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC. John Lazarou is the host of “To Your Health.
You've surely heard the name 'Fender' if you're a fan of rock legends like Jimi Hendrix or Eric Clapton, but what you might not know is that those iconic instruments also have therapeutic uses as well.
Each year, around 63,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with head and neck cancer, which includes cancers in the larynx, throat, lips, mouth, nose, and salivary glands. Learn what people should know about how GBMC's Head and Neck Center experts treat it.
Karen T. Pitman, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the GBMC Milton J. Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center, explains head & neck cancer signs, symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
The Johns Hopkins Voice Center located at Greater Baltimore Medical Center’s (GBMC) Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head & Neck Surgery Center is hitting the right notes as it mends damaged voices with a little help from Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.
Hear from GBMC experts and cancer survivors about the important services and resources available in the Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute at GBMC.
Being a small, independent, community healthcare system, GBMC is proud to have many faithful supporters that give back to ensure every patient receives the best care possible. More so than others of our size, GBMC is fortunate a select group of dedicated individuals pledge significant investments to advance GBMC's vision. Every other year we honor them at our Joseph S. Keelty Society Dinner.
Mr. Bradshaw’s head and neck cancer journey certainly changed his life, and so did his experience at The Dance Center at GBMC. “Everyone at the Dance Center was just great. The way everyone worked together as a team was incredible. I have all the praise in the world for them.”
"The transoral procedure was a very quick procedure, not only time in the OR, but recovery time as well. Really, after the first couple of weeks I was up and moving and speaking well." - Kim Rothman, patient
What’s more intimate, iconic and identifying than the sound of someone’s voice? Teachers, lawyers, salespeople, receptionists — anyone whose job entails speaking to communicate or connect relies on voice as a primary tool.
Dr. Karen T. Pitman, FACS, discuss HPV and Head and Neck Cancers on ABC2News
Jeanne Vance's and Laddie Dance's dream for cancer patients to see their future as an opportunity for hope and peace of mind is realized every day by the patients at the Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Rehabilitation Center.
Our voice is a large part of who we are. It is our vocal signature. And when it goes awry it can be upsetting to say the least. For someone who relies on their voice to make their living, even the slightest vocal pathology can be devastating.
Stewart Weems was the dream patient. And to him, he had the dream team working on his cancer. When he passed away in December 2016, he was so grateful to all of the oncology staff that he left a $95,000 life insurance annuity to benefit the Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head & Neck Center at GBMC.
Dr. Kenneth Fletcher, Head of the Division of Laryngology at GBMC and a laryngologist at the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC and Speech Language Pathologist Melissa Bidlack from the Johns Hopkins Voice Center located at GBMC and Today's 101.9 Morning Show Co-Host, Gina Crash discussed your questions about voice problems and keeping your voice healthy.
Caring for Your Voice as You Age lecture by Lee Akst, MD: Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC and Daniel Sherwood, MS/CCC-SP, HSE: Speech Pathology.
Suddenly, Mr. James was using his voice like never before. Interviews with the Today Show, pumping up sold out crowds of screaming fans and emceeing events like Justin Bieber’s birthday bash. In December 2011, all this excitement caught up with Mr. James’ voice, bringing him to the Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC.
To me, the term “patient-centered” doesn’t begin to convey the kind of care I received. Reflected in my personal experience is GBMC’s commitment to provide every patient, every time, with the care one would want for their own loved ones.
I never felt so physically miserable in my entire life. I was extremely fatigued and was losing weight at an alarming rate, but the GBMC staff found a way to stabilize my weight loss and made plenty of valuable suggestions to ease many of my symptoms.
It seems that the older we get, the more we seem to pick up the habit that we thought was ridiculous when we were young. The habit? Starting each day with the newspaper and reading the obits.
To better treat its voice patients, the Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head & Neck Center recently expanded the Johns Hopkins Voice Center located on GBMC’s main campus in Physicians Pavilion West. In addition to a larger and completely renovated space, the Voice Center also houses the brand new Fender Music & Voice Studio, furnished with nearly $20,000 in music equipment generously donated by Fender.
For attorney Richard Eventoff, persistent vocal hoarseness presented a challenge in his everyday life. Treatment at the Johns Hopkins Voice Center changed his life.