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Health: New Study Underway Training Dogs To Detect Deadly Form Of Cancer

The smell of cancer, that only a dog can detect. There’s groundbreaking new research starting here in Philadelphia that could help save lives. It’s an CBS 3 Eyewitness News exclusive. Only Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl was there as the new study got underway.

08/07/2013

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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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Montco Man Sets Out On Walk Across U.S. To Raise Money For Ovarian Cancer

Dave Brown’s wife, Joan, succumbed to the disease a year and a half ago.

02/28/2013

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Early Menopause Possibly Linked To Certain BRCA Gene Mutations

These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.

01/29/2013

High Heel Race To Benefit The Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation

For more on the High Heel Race to benefit the Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation, click here.

07/27/2012

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease, or infections in the vagina and cervix that spread to the ovaries and uterus, need rapid attention and embarrassment in front of your doctor cannot be a barrier to getting treated.

05/30/2012

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Environmental Influence On Epigenetics

The environment your ancestors lived in and the different chemicals such as pesticides and fungicides they were exposed to could affect a woman’s ovaries.

05/09/2012

Rollman Ovarian Cancer Center

Lisa Loonstyn is battling ovarian cancer for the second time–at the age of 23.

09/09/2011

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Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Gives Patients Hope

Hope. That’s what local doctors are giving to some women diagnosed with a deadly cancer.

07/12/2011

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Quilt

Lovely Weather For 7th Annual Ovarian Cancer Walk In Philadelphia

Organizers are hoping for a good turnout for the 7th annual 5K walk and run for ovarian cancer research and education.

05/29/2011

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Woman Hosting Fundraiser For Ovarian Cancer Patients At Union League in Philadelphia

“We receive applications from women on a daily basis who need help with their financial bills.” host and cancer survivor Melanie Finley explains.

04/27/2011

The Challenges of Cancer Live On

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough There have been numerous developments in the early detection and treatment of cancer in the past decade. Research in numerous areas –in particular genetic research–has yielded excellent results.

09/14/2010

For Some Women, Ovary Removal Could Be Life Saving

  A very interesting new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association looks at women who carried genes that put them at increased risk for ovarian cancer.

09/01/2010

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