- Genetic Differences May Influence the Severity of Joint Pain Among Millions of Women Taking Lifesaving Breast Cancer Drugs, Penn Study Shows
Penn Studies Reveal Patterns in Reasons Women Struggle to Remain on Lifesaving Therapy, Points to Personalized Strategies to Boost Compliance
- Targeted Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Penn Medicine Studies for Metastatic Breast and Pancreatic Cancers
New trials harness immune system to improve efficacy of therapeutic vaccine, chemotherapy
- New Cancer Guidelines: Exercise During and After Treatment is Now Encouraged, Says Penn Medicine-Led Panel
“Avoid Inactivity” to Boost Quality of Life, Strength and Fitness
- Eli Glatstein, MD, Receives the Distinguished Achievement Award
Eli Glatstein, MD, professor, vice chair, and clinical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 18 years, according to U.S. News & World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $373 million awarded in the 2015 fiscal year.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System's patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center -- which are recognized as one of the nation's top "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S. News & World Report -- Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital -- the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Chestnut Hill Hospital and Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.
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