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Beatings, Murder, Rape in California Asylums April 16, 2015 | DailyBeast.com

Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine says the closure of all large facilities should be rethought in the case of mental illness.


New Drugs Bring New Side Effects for Cancer Patients April 12, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Corey LangerLynn Schuchter and Beth Eaby-Sandy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about side effects cancer patients experience with new therapies.


Comparing Immunotherapy to Other Cancer Weapons April 9, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for experimenting with immunotherapy.


Audio: Breast vs. Ovarian Cancer Risks Vary for Women With Different Gene Mutations, Penn Study Finds April 8, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Katherine Nathanson of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the differences in gene mutations affect the risks for types of cancer.


Study Finds Risk of Breast, Ovarian Cancer Dependent on Type of BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation April 7, 2015 | Fox News

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about varying BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and how this affects cancer risks.