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Ken Burns Cancer Documentary to Feature Story of First Pediatric Patient to Receive Penn's Modified T Cell Therapy for Leukemia

"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" Illuminates Cycle of Lifesaving Discovery, Innovation

The story of the first pediatric patient to receive an experimental cellular therapy developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania will be featured in this week’s PBS documentary, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.” Read more ...

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Current Issue: Fall 2014

Scientists and clinicians at Penn Medicine and elsewhere have been expanding our knowledge of the harm that football and some other sports can do to the brain – and coming up with ways to detect and treat brain injuries sooner. Concussion has drawn the most attention, but a newer focus is chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In addition, Penn researchers are working on ways to detect and treat traumatic brain injuries caused by battlefield blast waves.

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