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June 26, 2020
Brother to Brother: A Kidney Transplant Story
How one brother used telehealth services to offer a life-saving gift.
June 12, 2020
Man Facing Throat Cancer Makes Goal to See His Son Graduate
In 2016, David Rich decided to keep a secret from his teenage son—he had throat cancer that, if left untreated, would soon kill him. He needed surgery and radiation therapy. And he needed it right away.
March 17, 2020
A “Thank You” After 30 Years Cancer Free
Brad Shelly’s life has been dotted with minor and major miracles—including surviving kidney cancer.
February 24, 2020
Crossing a Cultural Divide to Care for Those in Need
Urologist resident Dr. May Jean Counsilman fulfilled a lifelong goal on an international medical mission trip to Uganda.
February 17, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Transoral Thyroidectomy
Otolaryngologists Dr. Christopher Fundakowski and Dr. Elizabeth Cottrill recently performed the first transoral thyroidectomy in Philadelphia.
January 6, 2020
An 80 Pound Weight Loss and Life Gain Thanks to Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Fed up with the yo-yo dieting cycle, feeling like all she was losing was hope, a webinar led Henrietta to getting sleeve gastrectomy surgery and a new lease on life.
December 13, 2019
Operating on the “Rattlesnake of the Abdomen”
How performing more than 1,600 Whipple procedures has advanced the fight against pancreatic cancer.
December 13, 2019
An Ironman Athlete Gets a Second Chance at Life After Bike Accident
An Ironman athlete was sure he could face anything until one fateful summer day when he crashed his bike into a downed tree and couldn't feel anything beneath his neck.
August 9, 2019
It Happened to Me: An Overdue Dentist Visit Revealed Mouth Cancer
What started out for John Wilson as a long-procrastinated trip to the dentist for a simple check-up ended in a surreal odyssey through the complexities of head and neck cancer.
August 8, 2019
Is Surgery Right for Frail Adults with Heart Failure?
Patients showed improvement after surgery for left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD).
August 5, 2019
Retired Phillies Player Won’t Be Sidelined
Doug Clemens is used to handling life’s curveballs, but debilitating lower-back pain threatened to bench him.