You may have noticed our new sign on 9th and Chestnut Streets touting our Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center’s NCI-designation. Jefferson’s actually had this prestigious title since 1995. But what does it mean for patients?
A new report highlights how newer cancer treatments can be challenging in people 65 and over, who tend to have a more complicated medical status – with five takeaways for patients families.
Patients and families are often surprised and dismayed when beyond the arm or leg weakness, slurred speech and/or word finding problems associated with stroke, they discover difficulty with the most basic of human motor activities- eating and swallowing.