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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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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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Report: Drug Reduces Painful Chemo Side Effect

A medication used for depression and anxiety can reportedly be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced pain.

04/08/2013

Health

New Study Finds Evidence Of Chemo Brain

According to new information based on a retrospective study which looked at brain scans from 128 breast cancer patients, the condition known as Chemo Brain does exist.

11/27/2012

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Health: NJ Family Aims To Make Chemotherapy Less Frightening

Making chemotherapy fun, or at least less frightening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has one New Jersey family’s heart warming mission.

09/11/2012

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Treatments That Target Cancer

Cancer treatment has advanced dramatically over the last 15 years. For instance, many of the treatments today actually attack the cancer cells in a more targeted approach which helps eliminate side effects.

06/11/2012

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Experimental Smart Bomb Treatment For Breast Cancer Proves Promising

Breast cancer researchers announced at a medical conference the news of encouraging results with a new drug treatment.

06/03/2012

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Traditional Holiday Meal May Need Adjustment For Chemotheraphy Patients

If one of your Thanksgiving Day guests is undergoing chemotherapy, you may be wondering what to serve for dinner.

11/18/2011

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Movie Review: ’50/50′

The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.

09/30/2011

Health

Local Doctor Warns Of Potentially Dangerous Effects Of Controversial Cancer Treatment

There is a controversial cancer treatment that is raising eyebrows in the medical community. The procedure is not offered here in Philadelphia and a local expert explains why.

08/17/2011

Stress May Reduce Effectiveness Of Cancer Treatments

According to researchers at Ohio State University, physical or mental stress one or two days before cancer treatment may reduce the effectiveness of the therapy.

09/30/2010

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