Contrary to the advice most cancer patients receive when they go through radiation treatment, topical skin treatments, unless applied very heavily, do not increase the radiation dose to the skin and can be used in moderation before daily radiation...
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Research from the Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health and the World Well-Being Project
marries social media data with medical-outcomes data for the first time.
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Despite thousands of surgeries taking place each day in the U.S., researchers still don’t know which areas of the brain are responsible for transitioning into unconsciousness and back. Ongoing research at Penn Medicine is looking to find the...
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In one of the largest clinical studies to ever examine the impact of using a blood test to detect treatable mutations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania found that...
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Doctors, nurses and clinical staff will lead efforts to transform the electronic health records at Penn Medicine, recognizing them as a tool just as important as scalpels to modern health care delivery.
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Guided by CRISPR, Prenatal Gene Editing Shows Proof-of-Concept in Treating Congenital Disease before Birth
For the first time, scientists have performed prenatal gene editing to prevent a lethal metabolic disorder in laboratory animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth.
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A new method for sequencing the chemical groups attached to the surface of DNA is paving the way for better detection of cancer and other diseases in the blood.
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The Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) honored the Patient Education Team from Penn Medicine’s OncoLink with the 2018 Excellence in Patient Education Award.
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