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EXCLUSIVE: NJ Teen Who Battled Cancer Heads To Academy Of Country Music Awards To Meet Taylor Swift

Nineteen-year-old Kevin McGuire and his family are ready for what is sure to one of the most memorable moments of their lives.

04/05/2013

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Regular Mammograms Are A Must

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in North American women. A mammogram is the only screening test shown to reduce breast cancer-related mortality.

04/02/2013

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Croatian Girl Who Traveled To CHOP For Potentially Lifesaving Treatment Passes Away

On Wednesday, the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania released a statement on the death of five-year-old Nora Situm.

03/20/2013

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Brotherly Love: Project Chemo Crochet

Two Hatboro-Horsham High School teachers wanted to make blankets for cancer patients. They asked for a little help online, and it started pouring in.

03/19/2013

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Health: Want To Help Fight Cancer? Nat’l Organization Looking For Help From Healthy People In Our Area

The fight against cancer is ramping up and now a national organization is looking for your help.

03/06/2013

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Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chavez Dead At 58

CBSNews is reporting that Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has died following treatment for cancer.

03/05/2013

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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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UPenn Researchers Create A New Passport For Cancer Treatment

The researchers were able to create what they call an “immunity passport” – a particular protein found in the body that is attached to a foreign object placed into the body.

02/24/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Croatian Child With Leukemia To Receive Experimental Treatment At CHOP

An experimental treatment CHOP might just be able to save a 5 year old’s life.

02/07/2013

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NJ ‘Tanning Mom’ Case Prompts Philadelphia Councilman To Propose Regulations

Councilman Bill Greenlee says the case last year of a Nutley, New Jersey mother accused of putting her daughter inside a tanning booth was only the most prominent incident of what he believes is a growing problem.

01/31/2013

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Problems With The Patient Portal

It is called a patient portal. It is a government requirement for doctors and hospitals to distribute records and data from hospital admissions for patients. It sounds good, but it may not be.

01/29/2013

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Understanding Angiogenesis

One of the most complicated words in medicine describes a process that has dramatic impact on our body. It’s called angiogenesis.

01/11/2013

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Video: WWE’s Daniel Bryan Visits Seven Year Old Cancer Patient

A WWE superstar visited a seven year-old cancer patient, and made his dream come true.

12/19/2012

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Health: New Way To Freeze Away Cancer

A new way to freeze away cancer and a first in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with exclusive details on the minimally invasive treatment.

11/29/2012

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Local Cyclists Speak Out About Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal

Lance Armstrong was looked at as an inspiration to many, and the demise of his athletic career and his decision to step down as chairman of Livestrong is generating a lot of discussion and opinions.

10/17/2012

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