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The Case of the Mysteriously Disappearing Telomeres

Blood Cells Become Beating Heart Cells:

beating heart cells

With one look through the microscope, these cells are immediately and unquestionably identifiable. Though silent in this microscopic form, the rhythmicand continuing up and down motion causes the mind to think it hears the iconic thump thump—thump thump—thump thump of a beating heart. What appears beneath the lens of the microscope are single heart cells, no bigger than the tip of a needle, but as they beat, they are like tiny microcosmsof the life-sustaining organ. Still, more amazing than the cells themselves is the story of their origin. Days earlier they were human blood cells. 



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The Fine Print of Cancer

Fine Print of Cancer

The Fine Print of Cancer takes you through the parts of  cancer that having nothing to do with treatment but everything to do with survival.




Chemo School

Chemo School

Chemo School is an introduction to chemotherapy at the Kimmel Cancer Center.





Pancreatic Cancer Video Series

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Pancreatic Cancer Video Series features our experts discussing multidisciplinary care.




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C-Answers Video Series


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Swim Across America - Baltimore

Swim Across America

Take a virtual tour of Swim Across American Laboratory and learn about our cutting edge research.

our pioneering work against cancer.


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Take our video class to learn about your first steps in receiving chemotherapy Chemo School
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