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HIV Drug Blocks Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer

December 01, 2014
The receptor CCR5, targeted by HIV drugs, is also key in driving prostate cancer metastases, suggesting that blocking this molecule could slow prostate cancer spread.

Philadelphia 76ers Announce Groundbreaking Partnership with The Rothman Institute and Jefferson

November 19, 2014
The Rothman Institute will provide the Official Orthopedics & Urgent Care of the Philadelphia 76ers, as well as the Official Team Physicians; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital becomes an Official Hospital of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc. Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®' Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 13, 2014
Jefferson was recognized for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care, as part of The Joint Commission's 2014 annual report.

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Promising New Treatment for Glioblastoma

Promising New Treatment for Glioblastoma

December 18, 2014

Dr. Kevin Judy uses a fiber-optic laser to kill brain tumors less invasively than traditional...

Preparing for Difficult Patient Conversations

Preparing for Difficult Patient Conversations

November 18, 2014

Amy R. Mackenzie, MD, medical oncologist at Jefferson speaks with WHYY’s Newsworks. The post...

A Woman’s Medical Mystery

A Woman’s Medical Mystery

November 13, 2014

Dr. Sherif solves a patient's medical mystery. The post A Woman’s Medical Mystery appeared first...