News Archive from May 2009
May 28, 2009
A pain condition common in people with migraines also has a high prevalence in patients with cluster headache, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Jefferson Headache Center at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience.
May 14, 2009
The marker appears to be widely applicable to all breast cancer patients, regardless of other established prognostic indicators. Reporting online in the American Journal of Pathology, researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have implicated the loss of a stromal protein called caveolin-1 as a major new prognostic factor in patients with breast cancer, predicting early disease recurrence, metastasis and breast cancer patient survival.
May 01, 2009
After surgery to remove the head of the pancreas, invagination of the pancreas into the small intestine resulted in a lower rate of pancreatic fistula, according to researchers at the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center. The research was published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. It was performed as a randomized trial – the gold standard for studies.
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Featured May 23, 2013
Third-year residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Jefferson organized a symposium about racial disparities in health care.
Featured May 30, 2013
Dr. David Tichansky explains that weight-loss surgery is a tool for patients like Gov. Chris Christie, who must still make significant lifestyle changes to successfully lose weight.
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Featured May 24, 2013
Jefferson Farmers' Market Plastic Bag Reduction (PBR) program featured in Philadelphia Inquirer GreenSpace blog.