Jessica Quintin of Ocean City, N.J. was diagnosed with cancer nearly five and a half years ago. She won her battle against the tumor in her parotid gland – the main salivary gland – after surgery and radiation therapy at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Today she continues to fight the disease through The Quintin Foundation – a charitable more »
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What does the prostate do? Is my risk of prostate cancer higher because my brother had it? What is active surveillance, and why would I choose that instead of treating my prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is the leading type of cancer among men with nearly 220,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In Pennsylvania, New Jersey, more »
Cancer patients at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have access to clinical trials, the most advanced treatments options for their disease, and some of the top cancer surgeons, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists in the nation. And they can also combine those treatments with the best complementary therapies and lifestyle modifications under the direction more »
After Kathleen Begley’s husband died of pancreatic cancer, just seven months after his initial diagnosis, she has made fighting the disease her mission and is supporting the work of the Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary Tract and Related Cancer Center’s push to improve early detection.