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Dogs Detecting CancerDogs can distinguish among chemical differences that linger in the breath of a person with cancer.
Finding The 'Off' Switch For CancerPut in its simplest form, the flick of a biological switch could encourage cancer cells to kill themselves and not spread. Researchers are looking for that switch.
New Research Shows 3-D Mammograms Increase Cancer DetectionResearchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.
Hundreds Of Cyclists Take Part In 41st Annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-ThonSeveral hundred riders took part in the 41st annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon on Sunday which began in Philadelphia and finished 65 miles away in Buena Vista, New Jersey.
AngiogenesisAngiogenesis is the formation and development of blood vessels. When it's not working right, it can complicate conditions such as cancer and coronary heart disease.
Advances In The Battle Against Heart DiseaseGenetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
Flipping The Switch On CancerCould cancer be treated by the flip of a switch? According to research in the journal <em>Nature Materials</em>, it might not be that far off.
Health: Stand Up To Cancer Making Big Impact On Fighting Deadly Cancer in PhiladelphiaStand Up To Cancer is back in the spotlight, returning to prime time Friday on CBS to raise money for cancer research.
Health: Local Girl Heading to LA For Stand Up To CancerThe show is returning to primetime this Friday on CBS to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has been following one young cancer patient who's been part of the program from the beginning.
Treatments That Target CancerCancer treatment has advanced dramatically over the last 15 years. For instance, many of the treatments today actually attack the cancer cells in a more targeted approach which helps eliminate side effects.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Phone Bank Sets $1 Million Plus Record For Cancer ResearchCBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Sixth Annual Alex Scott Phone Bank, a 14-hour on-air benefit for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, raised $1,130,946 for pediatric cancer research Thursday night, a record for the fundraiser which began in 2007. Over its six years on-air, the event has raised more than $5.2 million for the cause.
A Pathway To Cancer ResearchScientists are getting closer to figuring out pathways that help cancer cells grow and divide. It is called the LKB1-AMPK pathway, and it leads to prolonged tumour cell survival.
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