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Support Groups Provide Comfort For Those With Cancer Or Chronic Disease

When it comes to cancer and other chronic diseases, being positive and having support is crucial for the healing process.

09/04/2014

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Flyers Chairman Ed Snider Completes Cancer Treatment

Comcast-Spectacor spokesman Ike Richman released a statement Thursday, saying the 81-year-old Snider, “is doing well and continues to be working. He is happy and healthy.”

05/29/2014

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Music Therapy Helps Children And Young Adults Coping With Cancer

Cancer can be devastating but many of the lifesaving treatments can seem as difficult to tolerate as the cancer. Music therapy might help.

02/04/2014

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Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of Suicide

A Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.

11/04/2013

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Patient Navigator System

A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.

10/28/2013

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Penn Researchers Spotlight More Effective Cancer Treatment

The research team found that despite clear evidence that one radiation treatment is as effective as multiple doses, most doctors use multiple doses.

10/08/2013

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Researchers: Naked Mole Rat ‘Goo’ May Offer Protection From Cancer

According to CBS News, researchers from the University of Rochester say that they may be able to learn ways to prevent tumors by studying naked mole rats, rather than studying animals that are prone to cancer.

06/20/2013

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Late Diagnosis For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a very frustrating cancer to treat because there are symptoms of this cancer but they are not easy to pinpoint – they are vague symptoms.

02/26/2013

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New Book Is Aimed at the Friends of Cancer Patients

If you’re a friend of someone diagnosed with cancer, what is your role and how can you help? A new book has some answers.

10/16/2012

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New Cancer Treatment To Be Explained At Philadelphia Conference

One of the world’s leading DNA and genetic mapping experts will be in Philadelphia Monday for the Association of Independent Research Institutes national conference.

09/30/2012

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Health: Nearly 18 Million Cancer Survivors Expected In U.S. By 2022

Nearly 14 million Americans are cancer survivors, and that number is expected to skyrocket over the next decade. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on why and the challenges it brings.

06/14/2012

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Using Nanotechnology To Treat Cancer

Nanotechnology is the management of structures at the molecular level. The best use is in cancer research and treatment.

03/09/2012

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Traditional Holiday Meal May Need Adjustment For Chemotheraphy Patients

If one of your Thanksgiving Day guests is undergoing chemotherapy, you may be wondering what to serve for dinner.

11/18/2011

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Support For Cancer Patients

Cancer can be a devastating disease but the more we learn about it the more we recognize the role of support.

06/09/2011

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Docs At Jefferson Working On A New Way To Fight Cancer

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center are working on a new way to deliver radiation to save healthy tissue around a tumor.

02/02/2011

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