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Anti-Cancer Gene May Be Key To Healthy All You Can Eat Lifestyle

Think about a world where we could eat all we want without sacrificing our health. In the laboratory that may be possible, at least in mice with a certain anti-cancer gene.

03/13/2012

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Downingtown Middle Schooler Inspires Bone Marrow Registry Event This Saturday

Thirteen-year-old Cameron is an accomplished swimmer at the Upper Main Line Y, and a distance runner at Downingtown Middle School. But after he was recently diagnosed with leukemia, doctors recommended a bone marrow transplant.

03/09/2012

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Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives, But Many People Still Don’t Get Screened

One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.

03/02/2012

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FDA Approves Two Companies To Produce Drugs In Short Supply

The FDA has approved additional suppliers for two crucial cancer drugs which have been in short supply for months.

02/22/2012

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Penn State Dance Marathon Raises $10.68 Million

Officials say the annual Penn State dance marathon has raised a record $10.68 million to benefit pediatric cancer patients, an event held for the first time without late coach Joe Paterno.

02/20/2012

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HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.

02/09/2012

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New Cancer Vaccine Trial To Get Underway At New York’s Roswell Park Center

A cancer vaccine will be tested on patients at a cancer center in upstate New York during a phase one trial the government has approved.

02/04/2012

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