Jefferson University Hospitals

Discussing Topics on Cancer

Leading healthcare providers from Jefferson Health discuss various cancer-related topics. Watch them here:

Discussing Cancer Survival Rates

Dr. Charles J. Yeo, Co-Director of the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary & Related Cancer Center, discusses the encouraging improvement in survival rates for patients diagnosed with these cancers, the drive to continue pushing ahead, and where he expects to see future breakthroughs.


Discussing Clinical Trials

Dr. Harish Lavu, Chief of the Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery Section, discusses the ongoing WASH (Water or Saline at High Volumes) Trial for patients undergoing surgical removal of a pancreatic or biliary tumor as well as other ongoing clinical trials available to Jefferson patients- even during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Discussing Personalized Therapies  

Dr. Jonathan Brody, Director of Surgical Research and Co-Director of the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary & Related Cancer Center, discusses ongoing laboratory projects aimed at providing personalized therapy and bringing advances from "bench to bedside" to for patients with pancreatic and related diseases.