CMS Announces Jefferson Medical Oncology Associates Selected for Initiative Promoting Better Cancer Care07/26/16
Jefferson Medical Oncology Associates selected to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care.
Jefferson's Edith Mitchell makes EBONY Magazine's 2015 EBONY Power 100 List11/23/15
Renowned medical oncologist and President of the National Medical Association, Edith Mitchell is named one of the most influential African Americans in the country by EBONY Magazine.
Jefferson Joins Elite Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium02/03/15
To help bring a wider array of new prostate cancer therapies to patients sooner, Jefferson joins a prestigious clinical trial group.
New Partnership Brings More Personalized Cancer Treatment to Philadelphia07/25/14
The Worldwide Innovative Networking in personalized cancer medicine recently announced that the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University will be one of its six new members – the only member of this prestigious group in the Tri-State Area.
Can Vitamin A Turn Back the Clock on Breast Cancer?04/01/14
A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Oncology.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Partners with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital To Stream Classical Music to Inpatients01/08/14
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has established a new collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to share classical music performances with the hospital’s inpatient population.
Researchers Find New Clues to Treat Rare and Aggressive Inflammatory Breast Cancer08/01/13
A study led by investigators from Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center has discovered molecular clues that may help physicians therapeutically target inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), a highly aggressive form of breast cancer.
Phone and Mailed Interventions Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates01/28/13
A mailing or phone call to help patients get screened for colorectal cancer significantly increases their chances of actually getting tested, according to a study published in the January issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention by researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and the Eagles Team Up for Prostate Health and Cancer Awareness09/17/12
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has again teamed up with the Philadelphia Eagles to educate fans and others about prostate health and to raise cancer awareness.
Edith Mitchell Named 2012 Recipient of ASCO Humanitarian Award04/06/12
Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP, a medical oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) and Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, has been named the 2012 recipient of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Humanitarian Award for her personification of the society’s mission and values, and for going above and beyond the call of duty in providing outstanding patient care.