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Why Jefferson is in Merger Mania

Dr. Stephen Klasko knows that in today’s ever-changing health care landscape, bigger is better. Bigger means easier negotiations with insurance companies. Bigger means more capital to invest […]

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Report: Jefferson and Philadelphia University to Merge

Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University put out a curious press release on Thursday morning, saying the two organizations signed a letter-of-intent “to pursue integration of the two […]

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Jefferson, Abington Complete Mega-Merger

The merger between Jefferson and Abington Health is a done deal, creating a local health care behemoth with 19,000 employees, 3,370 physicians, 2,482 nurses and […]

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The Latest Advancements in Breast Cancer Treatment

What are the symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer? Watch the clip above to hear Dr. Mark L. Sundermeyer answer this question submitted during […]

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How Clinical Trials Can Help Breast Cancer Patients

  The average American woman has roughly a 12 percent chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. Many times, standard medical treatments such as […]

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Hitting Cancer Before It Hits You:
When Is Preemptive Breast Cancer Surgery the Right Choice?

Mark L. Sundermeyer, MD Oncologist at Abington Health Last May, Angelina Jolie started a national discussion about breast cancer treatment when she revealed that she […]

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Baby After Breast Cancer?

Mark L. Sundermeyer, MD Oncologist at Abington Health Although it is much more likely for women to develop breast cancer after age 40, a troubling […]

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Breast Cancer Screening: Beyond Mammograms

Mark L. Sundermeyer, MD Oncologist at Abington Health The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 232,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be […]

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The Newest Treatment Options for Congestive Heart Failure

Did you miss out on last week’s Health Chat with Abington Health: “The Newest Treatment Options for Congestive Heart Failure”?  Dr. Rohinton J. Morris, Chief of […]

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Congestive Heart Failure: Surgical Precision

Rohinton J. Morris, MD Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Abington Health Donald C. Haas, MD Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program at Abington […]

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Congestive Heart Failure: Prescriptions for Health

Rohinton J. Morris, MD Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Abington Health Donald C. Haas, MD Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program at Abington […]

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Congestive Heart Failure: Living the Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Rohinton J. Morris, MD Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Abington Health Donald C. Haas, MD Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program at Abington […]

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Congestive Heart Failure: Are You at Risk?

Rohinton J. Morris, MD Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Abington Health Donald C. Haas, MD Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program at Abington […]

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Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement?

Did you miss out on the last Health Chat with Abington Health: Joint Replacement: Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement?   […]

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Joint Replacement: Selecting a Surgeon

Andrew M. Star, MD Medical Director of the Orthopaedic and Spine Institute at Abington Health More than one million Americans have a hip or knee […]