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Ride To Conquer Cancer

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a two-day, 150 mile cycling event throughout Philadelphia’s countryside, benefiting Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Centre.

04/17/2014

Dr. Robert Vonderheide in a lab at Penn Medicine. (Credit: Penn Medicine)

Penn Medicine Doctor Co-Leads Nationwide Effort Against Pancreatic Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer is an effort at several institutions around the country to find a cure or treatment for pancreatic cancer.

04/08/2014

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Health Care Career Opportunities Are Abundant In The Philadelphia Market

Philadelphia has many great health care organizations so there is a lot of opportunity for career growth as well as professional development.

03/24/2014

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Penn Medicine, CHOP Receive $3.25 Million Gift To Create Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received a $3.25 million dollar gift to establish a center dedicated to a degenerative disease affecting one in every 50,000 people in the world.

03/06/2014

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Local Hospitals Kick Off Pilot Data Sharing Program

Penn Medicine and Crozer Keystone Health System were the first to share data with patient consent.

02/24/2014

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Bed Bugs Infest Philadelphia, According To Penn Medicine Report; Find Out What Section Fares Worse

Philadelphia is infested with bed bugs according to a new report. 3 On Your Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what section of the city is hardest hit.

01/09/2014

Howard and Joe Mehl with Penn Dr. Roy Bloom. (Credit Tim Jimenez)

Penn Medicine Celebrates 5,000 Kidney Transplants

Earlier this year, the 5,000th kidney transplant in Penn Medicine history took place. It is a milestone that puts them in elite company, which they celebrated Thursday night.

11/22/2013

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Health: Promising Treatments For Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Health reporter Stephanie Stahl reports on promising new research for treating advanced thyroid cancer.

11/04/2013

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Sen. Bob Casey Says Budget ‘Sequestrations’ Undermine Medical Research

Sen. Casey emphasized that sequestration cuts not only hurt patients but also have a negative impact on the overall economy.

10/23/2013

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Bucks County Brewery Creates Fundraising Beer For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Free Will Brewing Company, a small craft brewery in Perkasie, brought together four of Philly’s most knowledgeable female beer personalities to create a special beer in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

09/12/2013

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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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Health: ‘Pet A Pooch’ Program Helps Local Health Care Workers & Pets

The front lines of medicine are filled with stress. Now pets are helping the medical staff at one Philadelphia hospital relax a little. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you.

07/30/2013

Students participate in a virtual surgery exercise.  Students at controls are heckled by fellow classmates for added pressure and fun. (credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

Students From Around The World Attend Medical School Camp At Penn

This is the third of a four week program where 55 high school students a curiosity in biology and medicine participated in the camp at Penn’s Simulation Center at the Rittenhouse location.

07/24/2013

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Two Philadelphia Health Juggernauts Announce Research Partnership

Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross have announced a new cooperative agreement, allowing the two Philadelphia health care operatives to work together on health research issues.

06/28/2013

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Health: Promising Drugs For Breast Cancer Disease Being Tested In Philadelphia

Finding a cure for breast cancer is the ultimate goal of Sunday’s Race for the Cure.

05/11/2013

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