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Ice Cream Festival At Penn’s Landing Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

The 16th annual all you can eat Super Scooper Ice Cream Festival on Penn’s Landing is underway through Sunday. It’s an event to benefit a worthy cause.

07/05/2014

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Date Set For 10th Annual Andrew Farrell Home Run Derby

This year, we are excited to announce the 2013 Andrew Farrell Home Run Derby is set for Saturday, May 17th at George Washington High School.

05/05/2014

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Mourners Asked To Wear Pink At Reading Girl’s Viewing

Mourners are being asked to wear bright colors — especially pink — in memory of a 8-year-old Delaney Brown who was serenaded by thousands just days before dying of leukemia.

12/28/2013

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Boy Fighting Leukemia Becomes Honorary Firefighter

Six-year-old Aiden Riebel is officially sworn in as an honorary Washington Township firefighter. More than anything this very sick little boy wanted to become a firefighter and one town came together to make that happen.

11/22/2013

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Health: FDA Approves New Leukemia Drug

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug from Roche to help treat patients with a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

11/01/2013

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Rowan University Hosts Annual ‘Be The Match’ Event To Register Marrow Donors

Donate just 15 minutes of your time this Wednesday, and you could save a life.

04/23/2013

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Peggy Dolan, Helping Families with Seriously Ill Children

Peggy Dolan turned tragedy into triumph 36 years ago after she lost her six-year-old daughter, Kelly, to a rare form of leukemia.

04/22/2013

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A Relationship Between Traffic-Related Pollution And Cancer

We know that air pollution can cause health problems like increased rates of asthma and even more serious lung issues but now researchers at UCLA say there could be bigger problems.

04/16/2013

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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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Croatian Girl Gets Experimental T-Cell Treatment at Children’s Hospital of Phila.

Her 4,000-mile trip from her home country was just the begining of her journey.

03/04/2013

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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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Story Of Te’o Girlfriend Death Apparently A Hoax

A story that Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o’s girlfriend had died of leukemia — a loss he said inspired him to help lead the Fighting Irish to the BCS championship game — was dismissed by the university Wednesday as a hoax perpetrated against the linebacker.

01/16/2013

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Health: Local Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment

A medical first in Philadelphia; new research released Sunday, shows that a leukemia treatment that’s been successful with adults is also working for an aggressive pediatric leukemia.

12/09/2012

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Volunteers Prepare For ‘Light The Night’ Walk

Each participant carries an illuminated balloon in one of three colors, so the lights — 4,000 of them – have to be pre-loaded with battery packs.

10/20/2012

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Colts Coach Pagano Diagnosed With Leukemia

Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia and could miss at least Sunday’s game against Green Bay.

10/01/2012

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