breast cancer

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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

(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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