Jefferson Department of Family and Community Medicine Examines Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Specifically in Cancer Care
Third-year residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have organized a symposium examining racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on cancer care. The program will feature a...
5/15/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Jefferson Named a Quality Respiratory Care Institution by the American Association for Respiratory Care
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was recently bestowed the title of “Quality Respiratory Care Institution” (QRCR) for 2013 by the American Association for Respiratory Care. This designation is given to those facilities that have shown a...
5/14/2013 4:00 PM EDT
An international group of investigators, led by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center, have solved the mystery of why a substantial percentage of castrate-resistant metastatic prostate cancer cells contain abnormally...
5/7/2013 2:30 PM EDT
This study confirms that VEGF is not a path forward to tackling this disease.
4/29/2013 11:30 AM EDT
The Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) at Jefferson will host a survivorship conference, “Cancer Survivorship: The Future Is Now” on Friday, April 12th from 12 to 2 PM. The conference will feature a keynote speech from Mary S. McCabe, RN, MA, director...
4/10/2013 11:00 AM EDT
A review of all 21 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) member institutions found that only four provided nutritional guidelines, with seven linking to external sites. What’s more, many of the sites with recommendations contradicted...
3/25/2013 1:30 PM EDT
Infections, as the news has shown time and again, can be deadly. Periprothesthetic joint infection (PJI) is the infection of grave concern to the orthopedic community, especially in its growingly common antibiotic-resistant form. Javad Parvizi,...
3/18/2013 1:25 PM EDT
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been used to manage pain associated with torn tendons, muscles and ligaments, mostly in athletes, at all levels. Though it has anecdotally been successful, the evidence to support its efficaciousness is weak. ...
3/18/2013 1:30 PM EDT
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Experts Available to Comment on Lung Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis
Experts from the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are available to comment on issues related to lung cancer screening and diagnosis, and development of pulmonary fibrosis, specifically at the...
5/21/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Rothman Institute Orthopedic Experts Available on Research & Practice in Sports Medicine, Hip, Knee, Spine, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery & More
3/18/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Top Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Available (Actress Bonnie Franklin Died on March 1, 2013 of Pancreatic Cancer)
3/1/2013 2:35 PM EST
1/16/2013 11:00 AM EST
Jefferson HPV Expert Available for Comment on NCI’s Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer
1/7/2013 4:00 PM EST
Binging, Drinking, Depression, Heart Attacks, Health Experts Can Comment on Your Holiday Health Stories
11/16/2012 1:10 PM EST