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2014 Janine L. Blackwell Humanitarian Award
We're proud to announce that Jefferson's partner for our Master's Program in Couple & Family Therapy, the Council for Relationships, received the Janine L. Blackwell Humanitarian Award ...
Focused Ultrasound Reduces Cancer Pain
Non-invasive focused ultrasound thermal therapy reduces pain from bone metastases
Thomas Jefferson University Earns National Recognition for Quality Care
Thomas Jefferson University has received NCQA Recognition as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) for its responsiveness to patients and medical colleagues, cooperation and integration with other health care groups.
One Cell Type May Quash Tumor Vaccines
A single cell type could explain why cancer vaccines have a tough time stimulating the immune system to fight tumors.
Why Alcoholism Saps Muscle Strength
Mitochondrial repair may be to blame for muscle weakness in mitochondrial diseases and in long-time alcoholics.
Nursing and Bioscience Tech Students Learn about Radiation Oncology in Interprofessional Experience
In February, FACT BSN nursing students and BS and MS Bioscience Technology students spent a day learning about radiation therapy and medical dosimetry from the experts.
Can Vitamin A Turn Back the Clock on Breast Cancer?
Pre-cancerous cells treated with a vitamin A derivative revert into non-cancerous cells.
Can Antibiotics Cause Autoimmunity?
Antibiotics being explored for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy have the potential to trigger autoimmune disease.
Radiation Therapy and Cancer Vaccines: Timing Is Everything
Treating tumors with radiotherapy first directly kills cancer cells and makes immunotherapy more effective.
A Message from Dr. Klasko
To keep patients healthy, we’re going to need a different, friendlier, and more collaborative kind of doctor. We’re going to need to develop measurable population health strategies. And we’re going to need to make lifelong learning fun. Those innovations will help us all.