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  • Should You Participate in a Cancer Clinical Trial?
    Should You Participate in a Cancer Clinical Trial?
    Drs. Amy Leader and Ronald Myers have developed an online tool to help patients come to terms with their own fears and preconceptions about clinical trials, in order to help them make informed decisions about their care.
  • Cardiologist Dr. Howard Weitz, Journey to a Half Marathon Part Two
    Cardiologist Dr. Howard Weitz, Journey to a Half Marathon Part Two
    Dr. Weitz interviews Jefferson ED Tech Mike Rowe about 11th Hour Racing, a nonprofit that uses running as a vehicle to raise funds to support families of cancer patients who are financially burdened by their diagnosis.
  • Research Briefs: March 2016
    Research Briefs: March 2016
    A roundup of Jefferson research including new targets for melanoma car, vitamin D deficiency and Cystic Fibrosis, and a new key for reducing the number of kidney transplants a young patient may need over a lifetime.
  • Jessica’s Story – Running Races Again
    Jessica’s Story – Running Races Again
    When Jessica was diagnosed with cancer of the parotid gland, she turned to Jefferson specialists for her care. Today, cancer free, Jessica is back to running races again.
  • Breast Cancer Tweet Chat Highlights
    Breast Cancer Tweet Chat Highlights
    Breast cancer: how common is it? How can lifestyle and other factors impact diagnosis? Dr. Nicole Simone, a radiation oncologist at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, recently participated in #SABCSchat hosted by Cancer Today as part of the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
  • Jefferson and the Philadelphia Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer
    Jefferson and the Philadelphia Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer
    October is breast cancer awareness month, and Jefferson was on hand at the October 5 Eagles game to help tackle this disease. The post Jefferson and the Philadelphia Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer appeared first on @Jeff.
  • Jefferson Offers Wellness Yoga for Cancer Patients
    Jefferson Offers Wellness Yoga for Cancer Patients
    The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University now offers Wellness Yoga for cancer patients and their caregivers. The post Jefferson Offers Wellness Yoga for Cancer Patients appeared first on @Jeff.
  • Advancing Research in Breast Cancer at Jefferson
    Jefferson researchers enhances our institution’s efforts to fight breast cancer by applying innovative science and novel diagnostic methods to the clinical care of patients.
  • Mammograms: Catching Breast Cancer Early
    Mammograms: Catching Breast Cancer Early
    Experts say that women should start getting mammograms at the age of 40.
  • A Year-Round Focus on Your Prostate Health
    A Year-Round Focus on Your Prostate Health
    September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, but the importance of prostate health lasts all year long.