Perelman School of Medicine

Video: Watch a Man Tell How Killer T-Cells Eradicated His Cancer

December 12, 2014

A testimonial from a patient who received CART therapy from researchers of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured.

Article Source: Forbes.com

The Vanishing Male Worker: How America Fell Behind

December 11, 2014

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When the legal, entry-level econom

Article Source: New York Times

Why We Should All Care About Obamacare

December 12, 2014

Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande of PSOM and the Wharton S

Article Source: Philly.com

More Than a Decade Later, SARS Offers Lessons on Ebola

December 12, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the Ebola outbreak and its similarities to how SARS was handled

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Defending Lincoln Against Psychoanalysis

December 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about Abraham Lincoln and psychoanalysis.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Audio: 8 Reasons Why We Love Science Even More

December 12, 2014

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about sound and meaning.

How the ‘Psychological Drama’ Taught Peter Lorre How to Act

December 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences writes about actor Peter Lorre.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s – Without Revealing the Results

December 12, 2014

Reed Pyeritz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on genetic testing for diseases.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Long Radiation Treatments Called Unnecessary in Many Breast Cancer Cases

December 10, 2014

New research about breast cancer treatment from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Justin Bekelman and Ezekiel Emanuel, also of the Whar

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653December 10, 2014

Penn Study: Majority of Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer in U.S. Receive Unnecessarily Long Courses of Radiation

Two-thirds of women treated for early-stage breast cancer in the U.S. receive longer radiation therapy than necessary, according to a new study published in JAMA this week from Penn Medicineresearchers Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, and Justin E. Bekelman, MD.