Kimmel Cancer Center


Thousands Turn Out For 11th Annual Gary Papa Run

Several thousand people converged near the Philadelphia Art Museum on Sunday for the 11th annual Gary Papa Prostate Run.


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REPORT: Number Of Young Smokers Decreasing

The latest government report on smoking rates has encouraging news in one major category.


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In Battle Against Cancer, New Trial Fights Fire With Fire

Treatment for a glioma tumor includes surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, but most often, treatment fails. So, Dr. Andrews is trying something different: harvesting cells from the brain tumor for use in treatment.


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Docs At Jefferson Working On A New Way To Fight Cancer

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center are working on a new way to deliver radiation to save healthy tissue around a tumor.