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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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Research Confirms Long-held Belief That Polluted Air Causes Cancer

According to new research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, outdoor air pollution has now been categorized as carcinogenic to humans.

10/18/2013

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Crozer Keystone Health System

Mary Rooney, R.N. and Michael Good, R.N., patient care navigators for Crozer- Keystone Cancer Services, spoke about how they help cancer patients. These patient care navigators are involved with the patient from the time of […]

10/18/2013

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NJ Mom Gets Probation For False Cancer Claim

The mother was sentenced to three years probation.

10/11/2013

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Sugar House Casino And Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wendy Hamilton is here to speak to us about Sugar House Casino and its involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sugar House is offering various initiatives this month in honor of breast cancer. To learn […]

10/09/2013

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3 On Your Side: Local Cancer Patients Get Revolutionary Treatment To Treat Side Effect

It’s the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Philadelphia doctors have found a way to treat an especially difficult side effect of breast cancer surgery.

10/02/2013

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Fighting Cancer One Family Member At A Time

Cater it to their age, preschool children need to be told you’re sick in simplistic terms.

09/16/2013

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Nanotechnology: Science Meets Medicine

I like to call it the merging of science fiction with medicine: scientists call it nanotechnology. For some, it represents great hope.

09/03/2013

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Darren Daulton Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Darren Daulton has been diagnosed with a form of brain cancer.

07/10/2013

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Health: Super Computers Move To Forefront Of Medicine

One of the world’s best known super computers has gone from being a TV star on a popular game show to the frontline of medicine.

07/09/2013

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Darren Daulton Diagnosed With Brain Tumors

Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton has been diagnosed with two brain tumors and will undergo surgery next week.

06/27/2013

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A Reasonable Dose Of Worry

We worry about our health, despite the fact it is bad for our health. But worry is not always bad, if it motivates us to improve.

06/21/2013

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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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Health: Study Shows HPV Vaccine Effective At Reducing Cases Of Disease

The results revealed that since the HPV vaccine was introduced, cases of the disease decreased by 56 percent among females between the ages of 14 and 19.

06/19/2013

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than All Cancers

Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.

06/13/2013

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