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CDC: Many Americans Are Not Getting The Recommended Cancer Screenings

The CDC says about one-fourth of eligible women are not up-to-date with breast cancer screenings, and about two in five adults are not getting the recommended test for colorectal cancer.

05/08/2015

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Health: New Technology Helps Doctors Uncover Breast Cancer That Can Be Difficult To Detect

Women with dense breasts, and there are millions, have an increased risk of cancer because detection can be difficult.

05/04/2015

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Local Woman Turns To Mentors During Breast Cancer Journey

Among the women wearing pink, which denotes the warriors in the fight, will be 52-year-old Karen Refsynder of North Wales. This Race for the Cure will be her first. She was diagnosed in December, 2014.

05/04/2015

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There’s A New Tool To Screen For Breast Cancer In Women At Higher Risk At Holy Redeemer Health System

Mammograms can miss cancer in women with dense breast tissue. A machine called A-bus – the Automated Breast Ultrasound System – is now being used at Holy Redeemer Health System.

04/29/2015

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Screening For Cancer Is Critical

When should cancer screening – like mammograms and colonoscopies – be done? Here are some guidelines.

03/12/2015

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Add Soybeans To Balanced Diet

Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.

02/11/2015

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Health: Breast Cancer Patients Getting Too Much Radiation

Women with early stage breast cancer are getting unnecessarily long radiation treatments according to a new study released Wednesday from Penn Medicine.

12/10/2014

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European Researchers Developing Less Painful Mammogram

European researchers are reporting that it is possible to perform mammography using pressure evenly exerted throughout breast and, therefore, less painful.

12/03/2014

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Obesity May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Obesity isn’t a disease that can be easily overcome. However, that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. While you may have heard about the link between obesity and a number of different health risks, including […]

12/02/2014

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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

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