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Abramson Cancer Center

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Study Finds Many Common Cancer Treatment Drugs In Short Supply

Eighty-three percent of the doctors surveyed by Penn said they’d been unable to get the drugs needed to treat their patients, and had to compensate by delaying treatment, lowering the doses, or substituting a more expensive drug.

06/03/2013

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UPenn Specialist Dr. John Glick Discusses Progressive Cancer Therapies

In the medical world, after four decades, a local doctor has become famous for his progressive views on battling cancer.

04/21/2013

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Event For Research on Rare Cancer is Saturday at Philadelphia Zoo

The 5K run begins at 9am, with the “walk and stroll” stepping off at 9:30am.

11/09/2012

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Health Watch: Pancreatic Cancer Likely Claimed Life Of Steve Jobs, Promising Treatments On The Horizon In Philadelphia

Although not confirmed, it’s presumed Steve Jobs, Apple founder, died from complications of pancreatic cancer. It’s one of the deadliest cancers. Most people die within a year of being diagnosed.

10/06/2011