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Brotherly Love: Friends Throw A Beach Party For A Sick Girl

Kathy Orr had a chance meeting with a little girl who’s school friend, Jillian, has cancer. When friends and family pulled together a special night for Jillian, we were there.

06/17/2014

Horsham resident Ashley Rossi (far left) walks for her grandfather who died of cancer in 2008. (credit: Brad Segall)

Hundreds Pack Montgomery County Football Stadium To Help Fight Cancer

The Relay 4 Life began at 9 a.m. Friday and for 24 hours teams walk around the track at Hatboro-Horsham High School raising thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.

06/14/2014

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Health: Promising Leukemia Research Thanks To Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Stephanie Stahl has more on one doctor’s work, funded by Alex’s.

06/05/2014

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New Study Shows Potential Side Effects Of Vitamin E

Some studies show that antioxidants can help fight cancer, but new research shows a different outcome.

05/26/2014

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Tinnitus Could Be A Warning Sign

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear or the head that does not arise from the external environment or from mental illness.

05/21/2014

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Philadelphia Bars Team Up With Local Gin Distillery To Create Cocktails For A Cause

The month-long effort features cocktails centered on the Philly-based Bluecoat American Dry Gin.

05/13/2014

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Health: Bucks County Woman Gets Health Insurance Due To Affordable Care Act — Just Before Cancer Diagnosis

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the story of how it’s helping a Bucks county family.

05/08/2014

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Report: Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Has Cancer

The New York Post is reporting that Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, who was recently banned from the NBA for life and fined $2.5 million after TMZ published racist comments that he made, is battling cancer.

05/02/2014

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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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