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Standardizing Cardio-Oncology Practice Video

Standardizing Cardio-Oncology Practice

Penn Medicine’s Michael Fradley, MD, medical director of the Cardio-Oncology Program, discuss opportunities to move the field of cardio-oncology forward.

The Basics of C-MRI in Cardio-Oncology Video

The Basics of C-MRI in Cardio-Oncology

Penn Medicine cardio-oncologists discuss uses for cardiac MRI in cardio-oncology patients.

Choosing Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer Video

Choosing Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

Vivek Naray, MD of Penn Medicine reviews how oncologists use and think about androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in prostate cancer.

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Study Finds Commonly Used Blood Pressure Medications Safe for COVID-19 Patients News

Study Finds Commonly Used Blood Pressure Medications Safe for COVID-19 Patients

Penn Medicine-led trial found medications to be neither beneficial or harmful in the treatment of hospitalized patients.

A New Epilepsy Unit Advances Possibilities for Science and Patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pavilion News

A New Epilepsy Unit Advances Possibilities for Science and Patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pavilion

Penn Medicine News talked to eight scientists and clinicians who will be researching and caring for patients in the new EMU at the Pavilion to preview how the facility can help transform their research today into the research of tomorrow.

Socially Distant Drive-by FluFIT Clinics May Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Among Black Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic News

Socially Distant Drive-by FluFIT Clinics May Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Among Black Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Administering colorectal cancer screening kits through a socially distant drive-by flu vaccination clinic increased access to colorectal cancer screening among Black Americans, according to results presented by Washington et al at the ...

News Updates

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Initial Trial for Patients with Childhood Blindness

Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:18 PM

A new gene therapy for one of the most common forms of congenital blindness was safe and improved patients’ vision, according to initial data from a clinical trial led by researchers at the Scheie Eye Institute in the Perelman School of ...

Penn Study Suggests Those Who Had COVID-19 May Only Need One Vaccine Dose

Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:00 PM

People who have recovered from COVID-19 had a robust antibody response after the first mRNA vaccine dose, but little immune benefit after the second dose, according to new research from the Penn Institute of Immunology.

Immunotherapy Alone Extended Life for Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients with KRAS Mutation

Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:00 AM

Real-word evidence is suggesting, for the first time, the most beneficial treatment courses that could help extend the lives of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, according to research from the Abramson Cancer Center ...

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Physician Blog

The Next Pandemic: Takeaways from a Discussion with Drs. Susan R. Weiss and Frederic Bushman for The Perry World House at Penn

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:00 AM

In a recent seminar, Perelman School of Medicine microbiologist Frederic Bushman, PhD, and virologist Susan R. Weiss, PhD, considered the next pandemic and its origins.

Study examines Discordant Clinical Features in Identical Twins with Heritable Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:00 AM

Penn cardiologist Sharlene Day, MD, has been investigating the mystery of discordant clinical findings in identical twins with heritable hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Are the COVID Vaccines Effective Against Variants of SARS-CoV-2?

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:00 PM

Penn Medicine experts weigh in on a controversial issue.

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Updates in Sarcoma Management

Monday, April 19, 2021, 7 – 8am Location: Virtual Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: Join us Monday, April 19, 2021, at 7AM ET for a virtual, live panel discussion, ...

Sign Up to Receive Information - Cellicon Valley '21: The future of cell and gene therapies

Virtual Meeting Thursday, May 6 – Friday, May 7, 2021 Registration for this event is now open. Click Here to Register and for additional information: Cellicon Valley ’21: The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies – IME ...

Cellicon Valley '21 – The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies

Virtual Thursday, May 6, 8am – Friday, May 7, 2021, 4:30pm   Type of Event: Conference, Educational Symposium Sponsor: Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: As home to the first FDA-approved ...

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