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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 30

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/30/2014

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Staff And Students At Gloucester County School Create Human Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Students at a South Jersey school raised awareness for breast cancer in a unique way on Tuesday.

10/21/2014

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Health: New Experimental Breast Cancer Treatment For Aggressive Disease

Some exciting, new research is underway here in Philadelphia to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new study.

10/01/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 25

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area! StylePop 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., pay as you go Shop jewelry, crafts, accessories and more […]

09/25/2014

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Health: Study Suggests Breast Cancer Patients Who Undergo Double Mastectomy Don’t Have Better Survival Rates

Women are getting potentially unnecessary surgery hoping to guard against breast cancer. New research says it’s happening more and more, but it’s not saving lives.

09/02/2014

(Shaina Mitchell of Bebashi at the women's breast cancer awareness event.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Group Holds Breast Cancer Screening Event

“This is Bebashi’s fifth annual Breast Fest,” said Shaina Mitchell, the Philadelphia-based black empowerment organization’s breast cancer prevention specialist.

08/13/2014

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Health: 3D Mammography Better Than Traditional Mammography To Find Cancer

Doctors are calling it a significant breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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‘Yoga On The Steps’ To Bring Hundreds To Iconic Rocky Stairs On Sunday

On Sunday, May 18th, many will head to Philadelphia’s iconic Art Museum steps to say ‘om.’

05/14/2014

Meena Kapoor is battling Stage-Four breast cancer. (credit: CBS)

Studies Show Increase Of Breast Cancer Detection In Women Of Indian Descent

Doctors with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America say the number of breast cancer diagnoses among South Asian women in the United States has gone up.

05/11/2014

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24th Annual Race For The Cure Wraps Up At Art Museum

While many are celebrating the wonderful mother’s in their lives, there is another celebration of sorts, that took place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

05/11/2014

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Health: Local Mammogram Offers Spa-like Experience

Annual mammograms can help find the cancer early, but the screening can be uncomfortable for many women. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one south Jersey health system is trying to change that.

05/09/2014

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Race For The Cure: Jen Hearn

Erika von Tiehl sits down with Jen Hearn, who is battling breast cancer. She and more than 109 others on her team, “Pink House,” will be participating in the 2014 Race for the Cure.

05/08/2014

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Female Married Couple Who Survived Breast Cancer Participate In Their Fifth Survivors March

Carrying the banner at the front of the Survivor’s Parade of Pink will be a married couple. Both are women and both are breast cancer survivors. For Kelly McCrea and Janet Kollmann, this will be their fifth survivors march together.

05/07/2014

(Helen Hunt plays a physician in "Decoding Annie Parker.")

Movie Review: ‘Decoding Annie Parker’

Lots of movies are escapist in one way or another. This one, the true story of a Toronto woman’s battle with cancer, is just the opposite.

05/02/2014

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Pa. Residents Help Award $50K Grant To Local Physician

A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.

04/12/2014

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