Word-Finding: it is the ability to call to mind, automatically, seamlessly and with lightening speed, exactly the right words to express all of our infinite thoughts. It is an amazing, universal, but not fully-understood process. It is taken for granted; until of course, it doesn’t work.
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.
Jefferson dietitian, Carlene Bowen shares a few tips for navigating what and what not to eat following transplant surgery. She counsels transplant patients to better prepare them for any nutritional changes before, during and after for the rigors of a major surgery.
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.