Tag Archives: Oncology

BMH hosts Breast Cancer Management seminar for physicians

Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Barbara Brodsky Comprehensive Breast Center hosted an educational seminar for physicians titled: Breast Cancer Management. More than 40 physicians and providers in the Main Line community attended. Speakers included Thomas G. Frazier, MD, Medical Director of the … Continue reading

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LMC hosts inaugural Carroll A. Weinberg, MD, Memorial Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

  On March 30, Lankenau Medical Center hosted the first annual Carroll A. Weinberg, MD, Memorial Pancreatic Cancer Symposium. Dr. Weinberg was an esteemed physician within both the psychiatric community in which he worked and the Lankenau family of physicians. … Continue reading

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The Cancer Center of Paoli Hospital earns national recognition for Connected Care

  The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that The Cancer Center of Paoli Hospital, part of Main Line Health, has received NCQA Patient-Centered Connected Care™ Recognition, for demonstrating that it connects the care it delivers back to its … Continue reading

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Obituary: Alvin Heller, MD

  Alvin Heller, MD, a member of the Lankenau Medical Staff from July 1974 to September 2007 in Internal Medicine, died on January 16, 2017. He was husband of Patricia A. Kennedy, of Malvern, PA, and father of Bruce Heller … Continue reading

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Neuroblastoma therapeutic strategy unveiled by LIMR researcher and colleagues

  A new therapeutic approach to blocking the development and progression of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma has been proposed by Susan Gilmour, PhD, professor at Main Line Health’s Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), and her colleagues in a multi-institutional … Continue reading

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Jack Lynch and Dr. Thomas Frazier accept awards at Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Ball

Main Line Health was the recipient of two awards presented at the Susan G. Komen® Pink Tie Ball held on October 15 at Vie in Philadelphia.   Jack Lynch, MLH President and CEO, accepted the organization’s Beacon of Hope Award … Continue reading

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MLH activates enrollment for landmark cancer research clinical trial

  Main Line Health is now enrolling patients in a groundbreaking national research trial that places precision medicine at the center of cancer treatment. The National Cancer Institute–Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial is focused on delivering personalized treatment … Continue reading

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LIMR President to be a panelist in Cancer Moonshot Summit

  George Prendergast, PhD, president and CEO of Main Line Health’s Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), will participate as a panelist in the upcoming Cancer Moonshot Summit to be held June 29 at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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LIMR President and CEO invited to speak at 3 Oncology and Biotechnology conferences this spring

  George Prendergast, PhD, CEO and President of the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), is scheduled to speak at three prestigious conferences this spring.   A world-renowned specialist in cancer immunotherapy research, Dr. Prendergast presented at the Bristol-Myers Squibb … Continue reading

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LIMR unveils innovative treatment approach to ovarian cancer

  A new precision medicine approach to treat the most aggressive forms of ovarian cancer was recently announced by a consortium of researchers led by Janet Sawicki, PhD, and her colleagues at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR).  The ground-breaking … Continue reading

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