News & Announcements

Region's First Surgery Using da Vinci® XI™ Surgical Robot Performed at Temple University Hospital

Temple University Hospital has performed the Philadelphia region's first surgery using the new da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System.  read more »

Research Led by Temple's Chair of Dermatology Shows that Pain and Itch May Be Signs of Skin Cancer

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine.  read more »

Temple University Hospital Now Providing Innovative New Option for Patients with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

Temple University Hospital is the first hospital in Pennsylvania to offer an innovative procedure that improves long-term outcomes for patients undergoing endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms (TEVAR).  read more »

Gene Increases Predisposition to Asbestos-Linked Cancer

New Fox Chase Cancer Center research adds to the growing body of evidence that an inherited mutation can increase the risk of developing cancer after exposure to asbestos.  read more »

Temple Research Finds that Minimally-Invasive, Catheter-Based Clot Removal Does Not Increase Death Rate for Patients with Leg Clots

Temple research examines the safety of treatments for deep vein thrombosis.  read more »

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD, Named Director of Lung Cancer Screening Program at Temple University Hospital

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD, has been appointed Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Temple University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine.  read more »

Temple University Researchers Successfully Eliminate the HIV Virus from Cultured Human Cells for the First Time

The HIV-1 virus has proved to be tenacious, inserting its genome permanently into its victims' DNA, forcing patients to take a lifelong drug regimen to control the virus and prevent a fresh attack. Now, a team of Temple University School of Medicine researchers has designed a way to snip out the integrated HIV-1 genes for good.  read more »

Fox Chase Cancer Center Ranked Among the Nation's Top 20 Hospitals for Cancer Care by U.S. News & World Report

Fox Chase Cancer Center has been ranked among the nation's top 20 hospitals for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-2015 rankings.  read more »

Temple University Hospital Ranked Among the Region's Best Hospitals and Recognized as a "High Performer" by U.S. News & World Report

Temple University Hospital has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being among the best hospitals in the region.  read more »

Temple Physician Joins Exclusive Group of Women Leaders

Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH, FACP, Professor and Chief of General Internal Medicine at Temple, and Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine, recently joined an exclusive group of women when she graduated from an Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program.  read more »

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