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Health: New Lung Cancer Treatments Show PromiseThe new numbers from the CDC show the number of cancer deaths will rise most among black women.
Hundreds Climb Stairs To Help Raise Money For Fight Against Lung CancerThe last thing many people want to do on a Saturday morning is to climb 50 flights of stairs. But that's exactly what hundreds of people woke up early to do this morning in Center City Philadelphia. And it was all for a good cause.
Managing COPDThere are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.
Doylestown Hospital And Lung Cancer Awareness MonthDr. James B. McClurken, MD of Doylestown Hospital’s Heart Institute, spoke with us about lung cancer, since this month is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
Research Confirms Long-held Belief That Polluted Air Causes CancerAccording to new research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, outdoor air pollution has now been categorized as carcinogenic to humans.
Study: Americans Are Healthier But Lag Behind Health Advances In Other Countries According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.
Health: Cigarette Tax Proposal Would Help The Health of PhiladelphiansThe health department says smoking kills more people than murders, aids, car accidents, diabetes and illegal drugs combined.
HPV Vaccination Rates Still LowIn 2010, fewer than half of girls aged 13-17 had received even just one dose of the vaccine against hpv, while only 32% had received the recommended 3 doses. This, as the death rate from hpv-associated cancers is growing.
Annual Walk For Lung Cancer Awareness is Saturday Morning in Pennsauken, NJRegistration is at 9am. The walk starts at 10am, at Jack Curtis Stadium in Pennsauken.
World No Tobacco Day Inspires Photo Exhibit At Criminal Justice CenterThe Philadelphia Department of Public Health posted a Smoking exhibit in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center on Thursday in honor of World No Tobacco Day.
Light Smoking Dramatically Increases Risk of Lung CancerAccording to a new study, smoking fewer than five cigarettes a day, commonly known as light smoking, triples the risk of dying of heart disease or lung cancer in men. In women the increased risk of lung cancer was five times greater.