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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Penn Medicine Celebrates Heart Month

To urge Americans to join the battle against heart disease and stroke, Congress and the American Heart Association have proclaimed February to be American Heart Month. Throughout the month, Penn Medicine partners with the American Heart Association to promote awareness of heart disease and raise research funds to develop innovative prevention methods and treatments.

There are many ways to decrease the risk for heart disease and stroke. Penn heart and vascular specialists offer patient-centered care using the most advanced treatment options and therapies available and personalize treatment plans to match the needs of every patient. Penn's cardiovascular programs are ranked nationally and internationally and its specialists are recognized by their peers as leaders in the field. The combination of exceptional patient care and world-class innovation allows patients to live longer, healthier lives.

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Penn Medicine Breast Centers Receive National Accreditation

Penn Medicine’s Rena Rowan Breast Center at the Abramson Cancer Center and the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital have been granted a three-year, full-accreditation by the National Accreditation for Breast Centers. The accreditation recognizes the centers’ commitment to offering patients every advantage in their breast disease care. With leading specialists in medical, radiation and surgical oncology, Penn Medicine’s breast centers provide patients with a full continuum of the most advanced care from prevention and early diagnosis to cutting-edge treatments and survivorship programs.

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Rena Rowan Breast Center at the Abramson Cancer Center
Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital

Penn Maternal Fetal Medicine: Experts in High-Risk Pregnancy Care

Penn maternal fetal medicine obstetricians specialize in making high-risk situations less stressful for mothers and their babies. With offices conveniently located throughout the greater Philadelphia region, Penn’s team includes board-certified maternal fetal medicine specialists who are nationally recognized experts in high-risk obstetrics, fetal evaluation and antepartum testing. Whether a woman’s risk is during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or postpartum care, Penn’s experienced maternal fetal medicine specialists are available to care for the unique needs of every woman’s growing family.

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