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Tool to Ensure Accuracy of Radiation Treatment Plan Will Improve Quality and Save Time for Cancer Patients
It is critical that a cancer treatment plan that uses radiation be checked, and checked again, before patients are exposed to the therapy. Radiation mistakes can reduce survival, increased toxicity...
Weekend Workshops in Biotechnology Start June 29
Faculty from the Department of Bioscience Technologies at Thomas Jefferson University's Jefferson School of Health Professions are offering Weekend Workshops in Biotechnology starting June 29...
Need to Analyze Your Next-Generation Sequencing Data? Thomas Jefferson University's New Web-Based Resource Makes the Task Easy
In the early 1990s, an international effort was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health to sequence the human genome. The project took 13 years, involved many...
Protein in Blood Exerts Natural Anti-Cancer Protection
Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered that decorin, a naturally occurring protein that circulates in the blood, acts as a potent inhibitor of tumor...
Researchers Discover Molecule That Drives Aggressive Breast Cancer
Recent studies by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center have shown a gene known to coordinate initial development of the eye (EYA1) is a powerful breast tumor...
Thomas Jefferson University Holds Commencement for Class of 2013
Robert H. Barlett, MD, FACS, developer of extracorporeal life support, will address graduating class.
Berkowitz Family Foundation Funds Lecture Highlighting Humanism in Medicine
First annual lecture, March 5th, brings Art Caplan, PhD, back to Philadelphia.
Takami Sato, MD, Named Endowed Professor of Medical Oncology in Honor of Distinguished Japanese Physicians
Internationally-recognized cancer clinician and researcher Takami Sato, MD, PhD, who serves as the Director of the Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Program in the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas...
Phone and Mailed Interventions Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
Patients three times more likely to get screened with phone navigation and mailings, researchers at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center found.
Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes in Ghana Could Take More Screenings, Tailored Treatments—and Breaking Down the Stigma
Low screening rates and lack of treatment resulting in late-stage diagnoses, poor outcomes in prostate cancer patients in West African nation.