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September 30, 2021
Why Gynecological Cancer Screening is a Must for the LGBTQ+ Community
Jefferson obstetrician-gynecologists share the importance of routine screening and how they aim to break the barriers and promote affirming care.
September 24, 2021
How a Genetics Test Revealed Stomach Cancer and Saved My Life
Sarah Miranda had no reason to believe in the life-altering possibilities of genetic testing, until results turned up a mutation connected to a rare form of stomach cancer.
May 25, 2021
What to Eat Three Days Before Your Colonoscopy
Whether this is your first screening or your first since the pandemic started, here is a refresher on how to prep for a colonoscopy from gastroenterologist Dr. Aaron Martin, starting with what to eat three days before to ensure an accurate screening.
April 19, 2021
When to Schedule a Mammogram Screening After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Not sure if you can get a mammogram screening after your COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what to know.
March 23, 2021
Bloody Stool: Is It Colon Cancer or Is It Something Else?
It can be alarming to see blood in the toilet or when wiping after a bowel movement, but in most cases, it isn't a sign of a life-threatening disease.
February 1, 2021
Breathe Easier: The Ins and Outs of Lung Nodules
Are you at high risk of lung issues? Screenings and preventative care are easier than ever to help keep patients informed.
January 14, 2021
A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Followed Finding a Small Lump, But This NJ Mom Is Fighting
Christina is surrounded by the support of her family and friends as she receives integrated care in both New Jersey and Center City and undergoes radiation treatment on the Linear Accelerator (LINAC) machine, a new state-of-the-art technology available.
December 29, 2020
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Reveals Rare Cancer Recurrence For New Jersey Mom
Cristin Polizzi overcame a rare form of cancer and may have never known of its recurrence if it wasn’t for weight loss surgery. Now she enjoys a new lease on life with her daughter.
December 17, 2020
Microbubble Therapy Offers Hope to Patients with Liver Cancer
A first-in-human clinical trial shows that microbubbles enhances the effectiveness of radiation, reducing tumor growth and improving patient survival.
December 10, 2020
A Survival Story: How One Man Beat the Dire Odds of Pancreatic Cancer
Joseph Derillo knew the odds of surviving this deadly cancer were low, but enduring a complex Whipple procedure and chemotherapy saved his life.
November 10, 2020
Types of Prostate Cancer Screenings and Why They’re Important
A Jefferson urologist breaks down when men should start getting screened, types of tests available and weighs in on the necessity of rectal exams.