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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 »

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 »

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