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July 26, 2021
My Transition Journey and Becoming My ‘True Self’
From coming out, to starting his medical transition at age 26, Xander has faced many changes – and many small victories – that have helped him become who he’s always wanted to be.
June 29, 2021
Abnormal Blood Vessels
in the Brain, Once Unreachable,
Can Now Be Treated
An expertly performed neurosurgery ends brain bleeds and reverses neurologic deficits for a 25-year-old Bucks County patient.
June 4, 2021
15 Years Later, a Man Reflects on the Facial Tumor That Caused Him to Undergo Multiple Surgeries as a Teenager
Cameron Fromm was just 15 when he became one of the first Jefferson Health patients to have a rare tumor behind his nose removed endoscopically.
April 29, 2021
Facts and Myths About Organ Donation
Critically ill patients in need of an organ transplant are in a race against time, though many are not registered to donate due to fear of the unknown.
March 3, 2021
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him…and eventually other survivors…restore movement.
March 2, 2021
Receiving Pennsylvania’s First Robotic Aortic Valve Replacement Saved My Life
Facing heart failure, Brian Martin made a life-saving decision to get heart valve replacement after reflecting on the final words of his late father.
February 26, 2021
Effort Aims to Improve Life for Patients With a Rare Disease
Cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty working with those battling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
February 16, 2021
Sleeping Soundly: Is There Really a Surgery to Stop Your Snoring?
Loud snoring is just a nuisance for some. But for others, it could pose some serious health issues.
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 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.
December 8, 2020
How One Woman’s Weight-Loss Surgery Helped Her Save Her Father’s Life
New Jersey resident Diane Juliano could have never predicted the victories that would follow her successful weight-loss surgery and management.