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Cancer Disparities

Jefferson Opens Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

Overall, cancer rates have gone down in the United States, but disparities in those rates remain among certain groups and minorities. This is true in the Philadelphia region, which has a disproportionately high number of residents suffering from cancers, many of which are preventable and treatable. That’s why researchers and clinicians at the Kimmel Cancer Center more »

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Spice Could Boost Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer and curry: two things you normally don’t think about together. When I saw a study from researchers at Jefferson’s Kimmel Cancer Center that suggested curcumin, a component of the curry spice turmeric, enhances one of the few treatment options for men with an advanced form of prostate cancer I thought of The Daily Dose @Jefferson. more »

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