Cancer is a multidisciplinary condition. From diagnosis and treatment to recovery and emotional support, it takes a village to build the best care team. With breast cancer, there’s often an additional facet to consider: post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. Reconstructive plastic surgery is an option for most breast cancer patients, and many will undergo the procedure to more »
“Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.” If only resolving pain were as simple as this age-old joke about the benefits of a few pain relievers and a good night’s rest. In reality, the situation for patients suffering from chronic or acute pain is much more difficult. It’s a complex equation that includes more »
The obesity epidemic in the United States continues to reach new highs with each year. Right now, one in three people are considered obese. In Philadelphia, the number is even higher at one in two people.
It’s no surprise that 2017 was a big year for Jefferson Health! Here are our top moments, in no particular order.
For years, the national organ-allocation policy unintentionally discriminated against minorities. As available scientific research progressed, United Network for Organ Sharing revisited the way in which organs are matched with recipients.