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.
Ocular melanoma has been in the news recently because an unexplained group of cases were found in a tight geographic area in Huntersville, North Carolina and Auburn, Alabama. This is unusual for cancer, but when it does happen, it can often help researchers discover a common cause for a disease.
Starting in March of 2017, Jefferson began offering palliative care via telemedicine for patients at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. For many of these patients, travel may be difficult, or impossible, due to their condition.