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Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1) Video

Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1)

Dr. Robert H. Vonderheide, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, reviews the triumphs and challenges of cancer therapy over the last quarter century, focusing on new tools and the motivation driving the focus on immunotherapy ...

International Cardiac Surgeons Discuss Global Collaboration | Penn Medicine Video

International Cardiac Surgeons Discuss Global Collaboration | Penn Medicine

At the 4th North American Valve Repair Symposium hosted by Penn Medicine, a group of surgeons from Europe and Canada reflected on the value of collaboration among international surgeons to the practice of aortic valve repair and the patient population.

Bicuspid Valve Repair Advances | Joseph Bavaria, MD | Penn Medicine Video

Bicuspid Valve Repair Advances | Joseph Bavaria, MD | Penn Medicine

Dr. Joseph Bavaria, Vice Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Medicine, discusses bicuspid valve repairs at the 4th North American Valve Repair Symposium.

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Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer News

Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer

Penn faculty, physician scientists and medical trainees frequently contribute to research in the fields of medical and surgical oncology. Both Penn and the Abramson Cancer Center have created a culture deeply rooted in research, academic ...

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia News

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia

Penn Heart & Vascular has become one of the highest volume treatment centers for TAVR in the United States and the most experienced TAVR provider in the Philadelphia region.

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone News

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone

Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania found that they could identify significantly more mutations through liquid biopsy instead of a solid tissue biopsy alone.

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Lymphoma Patients May Have New Path to Remission, Even When CAR T Therapy Fails

Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:51 AM

A new, experimental immunotherapy can put patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that is resistant to or has come back after multiple other therapies, including CAR T therapy, into remission.

Penn Medicine at the 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition

Monday, December 2, 2019 9:40 AM

Experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting data on the latest advances in cancer research and treatment at ASH’s annual meeting in San Diego from December 1-4.

Julia Puchtler Named to 2020 Class of Carol Emmott Fellowship

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:07 AM

The fellowship was established to address the significant underrepresentation of women in the top ranks of hospital and health system leadership.

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Physician Blog

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:00 AM

What Causes Motility Issues? The Penn Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders Program was developed to apply clinical expertise, research, and technology to the diagnosis and management of esophageal, gastric and intestinal motility ...

Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM

In 2018, Forbes Magazine declared Penn Medicine the second best large employer for women in the country. This inspired us to gather 3 Abramson Cancer Center physicians, Lynn Schuchter, MD, Julia Tchou, MD, PhD, and Neha Vapiwala, MD, for ...

Friday, November 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Joseph Bavaria, MD, Penn Medicine Vice Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and former President of the Society of Thoracic Surgery, was host for the 4th Aortic Valve Repair Symposium this year.

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2020 UPDATES IN CARE OF THE HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES PATIENT: with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

The Rittenhouse Hotel210 W Rittenhouse SquarePhiladelphia, PA 19103 Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:30am – 4:30pm Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This course is a comprehensive ...

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