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New Way To Watch Prostate Cancer Being Used At Local Hospitals

Doctors may “watch ” prostate cancer tumors, but keeping an eye on the tumors involves invasive needle biopsies.

11/16/2014

Prostate Health International Father's Day Gary Papa Run (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Thousands Turn Out For 12th Annual Gary Papa Run

Thousands spent Sunday morning taking part in the 12th annual Prostate Health International Father’s Day Gary Papa Run outside of the Philadelphia Art Museum.

06/15/2014

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Kidcasting From the 11th Annual Gary Papa 5K Run

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the 11th Annual Gary Papa 5K Run  in Philadelphia on June 16th, 2013.

06/18/2013

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Thousands Turn Out For 11th Annual Gary Papa Run

Several thousand people converged near the Philadelphia Art Museum on Sunday for the 11th annual Gary Papa Prostate Run.

06/16/2013

Dr. Ethan Halpern, co-director of the Thomas Jefferson prostate diagnostic center. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

New Method For Detecting, Monitoring Prostate Cancer Being Tested

A million men are biopsied for prostate cancer each year according to Dr. Ethan Halpern, co-director of the Thomas Jefferson prostate diagnostic center.

10/14/2012

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Thousands Turn Out For Father’s Day Prostate Run

The weather was perfect for the annual Gary Papa Father’s Day 5-K run. The run raises money for prostate cancer research, education, and screenings.

06/17/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.11.12

Chris breaks down the President’s comment that the economy is fine and the reaction that followed. He talks to Michael Bronstein about the state of the campaign, New York Times Washington Correspondent David Sanger about his book Confront and Conceal, and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about this season’s continuing struggles.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/11/2012

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Men’s Health Conference Aims To Clear Up Confusion About PSA Tests

Given the recent controversy about which segment of the male population should be screened for prostate cancer with a PSA blood test, doctors at Cooper University Hospital are hosting a free June 12th evening seminar for men that answers this question as well as many others.

06/04/2012

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New Report Questions Value Of PSA Screenings For Prostate Cancer

This is not the first report or panel to question the value of the PSA blood test as many prostate cancers are slow-growing and the treatment could be worse than the disease.

05/23/2012

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Vitamin E Supplement Increases Prostate Cancer Risk

A vitamin thought to prevent cancer might actually cause it. Scientists were suspicious for years, now there’s finally proof.

10/11/2011

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Health Watch: Government Panel Recommends Against Routine Prostate Screening

Anger and confusion following a new government recommendation that healthy men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the heated reaction.

10/07/2011

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NRC Sanctions Philadelphia Doc In Flawed Cancer Treatments

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sanctioned a doctor who performed nearly 100 botched prostate cancer procedures at Philadelphia’s VA Medical Center.

02/24/2011

Radiation Therapy to Treat Cancer

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough One of the most effective treatments in the battle against cancer is radiation therapy. The whole premise is that a machine makes high energy waves that destroy cancer […]

09/10/2010

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