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September 04 , 2012

Voichita Bar Ad Named Residency Program Director in Radiation Oncology Department

Voichita Bar-Ad, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, has been named Residency Program Director.
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August 30 , 2012

Chair of Surgery Performs 500th Whipple Procedure at Jefferson

This month, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, and a co-director of the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, performed his 500th Whipple procedure at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, a life-saving surgery for those suffering with the disease.
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July 17 , 2012

TJUH Nationally Ranked in 11 Specialty Areas by US News and World Report

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has again been ranked as a leading hospital in Philadelphia by U.S. News & World Report in its 2012 Best Hospitals survey. This year the institution ranked among the best in the nation in 11 specialty areas, including a Top 10 ranking in orthopedics.
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July 05 , 2012

Jefferson Hospital Performs First Robot Assisted Distal Pancreatectomy

Eugene Allen, a retired police officer and teacher from Sicklerville, N.J., had a decision to make in February, after an MRI revealed a precancerous cyst in his pancreas. It had to be removed, but the question was how?
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June 25 , 2012

Monitoring Complete Cardiac Function at the Bedside

Cardiac function and fluid volume status are essential components in the care and management of critically ill patients. A new device is allowing surgeons at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to monitor patients’ complete cardiac function at the bedside for the first time.
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May 24 , 2012

Kimmel Cancer Center to Host Tribute Dinner Honoring Steve Sabol

Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center will host a tribute dinner to honor legendary filmmaker Steve Sabol, President of NFL Films, with the Spirit of Courage Award at the Union League of Philadelphia on June 5.
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May 23 , 2012

2 Million NIH Grant to Study Imaging Method to Stage Prostate Cancer Without Biopsy

Jefferson’s Kimmel Cancer Center and the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University received a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate a potentially revolutionary method that can stage prostate cancers and detect recurrent disease so accurately, it would significantly reduce the number of confirmation biopsies. Such biopsies can be invasive, costly, and often lead to false-positive readings.
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May 22 , 2012

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Creates Comprehensive Hepatitis C Center

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital recently opened its new Jefferson Hepatitis C Center, one of only a few comprehensive, multidisciplinary centers dedicated to the study of hepatitis C virus and hepatic disease in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware tri-state area.
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May 10 , 2012

Knee Replacement Surgery Allows Woodbury Nonagenarian an Active Lifestyle

At 94, Edward Moore lives an active life. The Woodbury, NJ resident windsurfs, plays bridge and does strength training regularly. In his early 90s, when pain in his right knee began to slow him down, he paid a visit to Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD, orthopedic surgeon and founder of the Rothman Institute at Jefferson, who recommended knee replacement surgery. He was 91.
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May 08 , 2012

Young Pennsauken EMT Has Career Saving Spinal Fusion Surgery

Severe back and leg pain is rare in your early 20s. But, for Pennsauken, NJ Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Kelly Disanti it was a terrible reality. Diagnosed at 21 with multiple herniated and slipped discs in her lumbar spine, pain became a part of everyday life.
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