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Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal Cancer

Researchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.

10/09/2014

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Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Nominated For Major Award

Three other charities are in the running for the award, but Chris says Michael’s Way stands out because 100% of the donations received go directly to cancer patients.

10/08/2014

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Philadelphia Man’s Memoir Describes The Rollicking Lighthearted Story Of His Battle With Cancer

A Philadelphia man is recounting his battle with throat cancer in a surprisingly upbeat way.

09/27/2014

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Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise For Local Patients Battling One Of the Deadliest Cancers

The power of vitamin D. It’s showing promise in helping local patients battle one of the deadliest cancers. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.

09/26/2014

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Health: Local Doctors Discover New Way To Light Up Hard To Find Cancer

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what’s being called a game changer.

09/17/2014

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Pilots And Airline Crews At Higher Risk For Melanoma

A new report finds that airline pilots and cabin crew may have an increased rate of melanoma – but what does this mean?

09/10/2014

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Young Man Fighting Cancer At CHOP Covers Jay Z Songs To Raise Awareness, Hopes To Meet Rapper

A young man fighting cancer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has become a YouTube sensation. His covers of two songs by rapper Jay Z are helping to shine light on the daily difficulties faced by cancer patients.

09/03/2014

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Just In Time For Made In America, Young Cancer Patient At CHOP Covers Jay Z In Hopes Of Meeting The Rapper

“I made this video to explain the everyday life of a cancer patient in a more unique way,” Tom says at the end of the video, before holding up a sign with the hashtag #BaldSoHard.

08/29/2014

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Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Health: Radioactive Treatment Helps Children Battling Cancer

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on it , and how a local hospital is trying to make it work even better.

08/08/2014

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Health: Cancer Hiding In Your Photos?

A photograph that looks totally fine could reveal a potentially deadly cancer. It’s a tiny white spot in the eye, that most people wouldn’t even notice.

07/28/2014

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Rockstar To Perform At Fundraiser For Charity That Helps Teens Deal With Cancer

A legendary rocker will be in concert at the Kimmel Center on Monday night. It’s a fundraiser for a charity that helps teenagers deal with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

07/27/2014

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Nonprofit Stages 5K Run To Help Families Dealing With Cancer And Paying Bills

Paul Isenberg and his buddy Tim Sherry founded the nonprofit in 2008 after Isenberg’s wife, Nicole, died from Hodgkins Disease.

07/12/2014

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HPV Test Could Replace Pap Smear

Recently, the FDA found the HPV test to be just as reliable as a Pap smear when screening for cervical cancer.

06/18/2014

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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

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