News Archive from May 2012
May 24, 2012
For demonstrating great strength and dignity through a battle with brain cancer, Mr. Sabol will be honored with the Spirit of Courage Award.
May 23, 2012
Thomas Jefferson University researchers will investigate imaging agent Cu-64, a biomolecule that selectively seeks out a prostate tumor biomarker.
May 22, 2012
Jefferson creates Comprehensive Hepatitis C Center tailored to treat rising population for "silent killer."
May 10, 2012
Rothman Institute at Jefferson offers patients improved quality of life at any age.
May 08, 2012
Dr. Alexander Vaccaro, spine surgeon with the Rothman Institute at Jefferson, performed spinal fusion and decompression surgery on young Pennsauken EMT.
May 07, 2012
Surgeons at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson were recently voted by their peers as three of the top 28 spine surgeons in the country.
May 03, 2012
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital urologists and radiation oncologists' recommended approach to improving quality of life in subpopulations.
Featured in the Media
Featured May 25, 2012
According to a study presented at the Digestive Week meeting, supplements for body building and weight loss are most likely causes of liver injury.
Featured May 24, 2012
Hip replacement surgery is becoming increasingly more common in younger patients.
Featured May 23, 2012
Dr. David Loren, gastroenterologist at Jefferson, is interviewed about photodynamic therapy for the treatment of bile duct cancer.
Featured May 22, 2012
Dr. Leonard Gomella explains that the problem isn't always over-diagnosing, it can be over-treating.
Featured May 15, 2012
Jefferson's new Hepatitis C Center is one of only a few comprehensive, multidisciplinary centers dedicated to the study of the hepatitis C virus and hepatic disease in the tri-state area.
Featured May 11, 2012
Jefferson's educational telemedicine program allows physicians to help care for stroke patients at community hospitals with the help of robots.
Featured May 09, 2012
Dr. Cataldo Doria, director of the Division of Transplantation at Jefferson, is interviewed about Facebook's organ donation awareness initiative.
Featured May 07, 2012
Dr. Neal Flomenberg and a team of researchers began research on half-match procedures and have had great success.
Featured May 03, 2012
A new study finds that while dozens of medications are available to prevent migraine headache, most sufferers do not take them.
Featured May 02, 2012
Neurologists are generally disapproving of this treatment option, including Dr. Stephen Silberstein, director of the Jefferson Headache Center.
Featured May 01, 2012
Dr. David Andrews, neurosurgeon at Jefferson, is interviewed about a study on dental X-rays increasing the risk of patients developing meningiomas.
Featured May 01, 2012
Jefferson's Senior Adult Oncology Center is featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Collier's Magazine.