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Get Answers to Your Integrative Medicine Questions

What is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and how does it differ from standard HRT? How can acupuncture help cancer patients? Can you really relieve your stress by paying close attention to your breath and breathing? Starting today, experts from the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine will be answering your questions about integrative cancer care, more »

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Pushing Forward Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment at Jefferson

Breast cancer is the third most common type of cancer in America with more than 200,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Only prostate cancer and lung cancer are more common in this country. Despite enormous progress in the treatment of breast cancer, more than 40,000 patients with the disease die each year – the vast more »

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Getting My Rear in Gear to Honor a Friend

Two years ago a friend of mine died of colorectal cancer. Jason grew up with my wife in North Carolina. He was two years older – a member of my brother-in-law’s group of friends who was still close to his buddy’s kid sister. I met him four years before he died at my brother-in-law’s wedding. more »

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