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The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

There are certain things that put a woman at greater risk of ovarian cancer including a family history and not having children.

05/01/2014

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Number Of PA Residents Living With Cancer On The Rise

New state numbers indicate cancer rates in Pennsylvania are on the rise along with survival rates.

04/08/2014

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Register Now For 2014 Race For The Cure

CBS 3 is proud to partner with Susan G. Komen for the organization’s 24th annual “Race for the Cure,” happening May 11, 2014.

04/01/2014

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Free Cupcakes At The Shops At Liberty Place Through Thursday

City of Hope Philadelphia is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its event, “Let Them Eat Cake,” with a preview event at The Shops at Liberty Place, and it involves free cake.

03/25/2014

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Promising Alternative To A Colonoscopy

There is no test for colon cancer more accurate than a colonoscopy but an experimental testing of stool samples holds promise.

03/25/2014

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HPV Vaccine Effective In Some Ways After Only 2 Doses

It is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine – not 3 – to offer protection against genital warts.

02/21/2014

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Health: Promising T Cell Therapy For Hard To Treat Cancer

Experimental therapy for hard to treat cancer is showing more promise. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the latest.

02/19/2014

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New Study Finds Loneliness Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.

02/17/2014

Former Philadelphia Phillie Curt Schilling is congratulated by the Phillie Phanatic after his induction into the Phillies "Wall of Fame" before a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on August 2, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Braves won 6-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Former Phillies Pitcher Curt Schilling Announces He Has Cancer

According to reports, former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling has been diagnosed with cancer.

02/05/2014

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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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Philadelphia Salon Hosting Fundraiser For Indonesian Child With Rare Cancer

On Sunday, February 9th, Laurentius Salon will be donating the entire day’s proceeds to Pieter’s family so that they can continue his treatment here in Philadelphia.

01/29/2014

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Still Too Many Smokers

Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.

01/15/2014

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Monitoring Radiation Exposure And Risk

Many people talk about the use of unnecessary tests and problems with radiation exposure. But where did this information come from?

01/10/2014

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Brotherly Love: Selling Poinsettias For a Friend

Friends of a South Jersey woman with cancer have teamed up to raise funds for her treatment.

12/10/2013

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

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