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New Partnership Brings More Personalized Cancer Treatment to Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University joins an international genomic medicine collaborative to help offer the newest innovations in cancer care through clinical trials.
23-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Saltier Intravenous Fluids Reduce Complications From Surgery

Infusing a saltier saline solution during and after surgery decreases overall complication rate for a complex procedure
10-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Sutures or Staples? the Best Choice for a C-Section

Settling a long-time debate, researchers show that sewing up a C-section skin incision with sutures leads to fewer complications than using surgical staples.
7-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Fat Damages the Lungs of Heavy Drinkers

The so called fatty liver disease that long time drinkers develop may extend to the lung in a newly discovered side effect of drinking in rats that researchers are calling fatty lung disease.
30-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Fighting Cancer with Dietary Changes

Calorie restriction during treatment for breast cancer changes cellular programming in a way that lowers the chance of metastases in mice.
26-May-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Focused Ultrasound Reduces Cancer Pain

Non-invasive focused ultrasound thermal therapy reduces pain from bone metastases
5-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Thomas Jefferson University Earns National Recognition for Quality Care

Based on the Patient Centered Medical Home, the NCQA has bestowed a new designation for two Thomas Jefferson University specialty practices.
30-Apr-2014 9:30 AM EDT

One Cell Type May Quash Tumor Vaccines

Researchers suspect that many cancer vaccines fail because the immune cells that would destroy the tumor are actively suppressed. Now, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found that a single cell type may be to blame for the suppression,...
28-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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