Tag Archives: Philadelphia

#MeToo Meets Medicine: Philly doctors fight sex harassment, pay gaps by joining Time’s Up Healthcare – The Philadelphia Inquirer

In response, Philadelphia signatories, found on the group’s website timesuphealthcare.org, include Drexel University College of Medicine, Einstein Health Network, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden. So far, Penn has not signed. "Medicine|Pharmacology" –… Read More »

Report: Philadelphia Black men live an average 69 years — the city’s lowest life expectancy

Mark Makela/Getty Images Black men who live in Philadelphia live an average of 69 years – the lowest average life expectancy rate out of all of the city’s population groups, according to a report released by the city’s health department. In Brotherly Love: Health of Black Men and Boys in Philadelphia, the first report of… Read More »

Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »