Diagnosed with an advanced cancer of the lining of her uterus, Vicky turned to the experienced gynecologic oncology team at Jefferson.
Eileen Friel awoke one morning to find her stomach so swollen that she felt like she was five months pregnant. She immediately called her physician, Jefferson cardiologist Marc Schwartz, MD, FACP, FACC.”He told me to go the emergency room. When I went, I was admitted and blood and CAT scans were performed,” Eileen remembers. When the more »
Jackie was speechless when she learned she had breast cancer. But what she didn’t expect was the help of Jefferson breast care coordinator Rita, who got Jackie right back on track with her chemo and radiation when a job layoff threatened to interrupt her follow-up treatments.
For patients who face cancer treatments that may impact their ability to have children, Jefferson is one of only six cancer centers in the nation designated a Center of Excellence by Fertile Hope.