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High Use of Alternative Medicine in Senior Oncology Patients

Many seniors with cancer are also using complementary or alternative medicines that could interfere with their cancer treatment.
26-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Thomas Jefferson University Launches Interactive Curricula Experience


New Curriculum Platform uses iPads to Meet Students Where They Are – On Mobile Devices
11-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Jefferson Physician and Researcher Named Next President of the National Medical Association


Edith Mitchell, M.D., Professor of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, will be appointed as President of the National Medical Association (NMA) at the NMA’s 113th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in Detroit, Michigan on...
3-Aug-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Genomic Fingerprint May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African Americans

A set of genes could help stratify African American men in need of more aggressive treatment for prostate cancer.
20-Jul-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Hiding in Plain Sight: Clinical Pathway Uncovers Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Hospitalized Patients


A multi-disciplinary group of researchers and physicians at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals have created a clinical pathway to identify obstructive sleep apnea in higher-risk, hospitalized patients.
15-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Lynchpin Molecule for the Spread of Cancer Found

A single molecule called DNA-PKcs may drive metastatic processes that turn cancer from a slowly growing relatively benign disease to a killer.
6-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Divided They Conquer – tRNAs Are Segmented Into Fragments In a Manner That Depends on Race, Gender and Tissue, A Finding That May Impact Future Studies Of Disease

The study reports on a newly discovered category of tRNA fragments as well as shows that all tRNAs are rich sources of very diverse short molecules whose characteristics depend on a person’s gender, population, and race and differ according to...
6-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT

New Family of Small RNAs Boosts Cell Proliferation in Cancer

Rather than cellular trash, half of a transfer RNA (tRNA) molecule appears to actively spur cell proliferation in breast and prostate cancers, suggesting a new role for tRNA and a possible target for a new class of therapy.
24-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT

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