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Drinking coffee may help extend your life – even if it includes a bit of sugar

Coffee's health benefits

Children's Health

Why was South Philly's night sky purple on Thursday? For a young girl and the rare condition that took her life

Philly Pink Sky Mila


Cancer survivors have higher risk of a new diagnosis, but scientists still aren't sure why

Care for cancer survivors


Jack Klugman, 'The Odd Couple' star and South Philly native, would have turned 100 this week

Jack Klugman 100th South Philly


Independence Blue Cross program aims to increase colorectal cancer screenings among Philly's Black population


Men's Health

Prostate cancer linked to bacteria, raising hope of new test and treatment

prostate cancer bacteria

Health News

Jefferson Health to develop proton therapy center in Northeast Philadelphia

Jefferson Health Proton Therapy


Brachytherapy at Penn Medicine now offers a new radiation option for patients with prostate cancer

Limited - Penn Medicine - Brachytherapy


A single dose of the HPV vaccine may provide ample protection, study finds

HPV vaccination

Health News

Harmful chemicals discovered in containers used by several fast food and grocery chains

Fast Food PFAS

Health News

Pfizer recalls blood pressure drug Accuretic due to potential carcinogen

Pfizer Accuretic Recall


The importance of mental health care following a cancer diagnosis

Purchased - Woman suffering from depression and anxiety

Health News

COVID's 'silver lining': Research breakthroughs for chronic disease, cancer and the flu

Long COVID Research

Adult Health

Does being tall affect your health? Research shows it may increase risk of some medical conditions

Height colon cancer

Health News

Ukrainian translators needed in Philly for pediatric cancer patients fleeing Russian invasion

Ukraine Pediatric Cancer


Penn scientists aim to bring promising cancer therapy closer to reality

Penn Medicine FLASH radiation

Women's Health

Black women are more likely to die of breast cancer; new research may help explain why

Racial disparities in breast cancer

Women's Health

Eating fruits and veggies can help reduce risk of cervical cancer, experts say

Cervical Cancer Diet

Men's Health

Health screenings can be life-saving tools, but many men foolishly avoid them

Prostate Cancer Screening

Health Insurance

Medicaid eligibility rules affect cancer survival, analysis suggests

Medicaid cancer survival

Healthy Eating

Replacing butter with olive oil may reduce the risk of serious illnesses, study finds

Olive oil


The war on cancer at 50: The origin story begins with a socialite citizen-lobbyist

Nixon National Cancer Act


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer outcomes may not be known for years

Cancer screening delays

Adult Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is still adversely impacting cancer screenings, study finds

CT imaging for cancer


More non-smokers — especially women — are getting lung cancer. Penn Medicine leads the charge to treat them early.

Purchased - Xray of lungs


Sixers assistant Dave Joerger stepping away from team to treat cancer


Women's Health

Drug used to prevent preterm birth may increase cancer risk in offspring, study suggests

Risk of preterm birth

Men's Health

Prostate cancer patients may benefit from shorter courses of radiation therapy after surgeries, study finds

Men with prostate cancer


For Penn Medicine cancer patients, virtual reality is a game-changer and gateway into mindfulness

Limited - Penn Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology


Smokers who quit before age 45 nearly eliminate risk of dying from lung cancer

Quit Smoking Cancer Risk

Health News

Video games may have a role in shaping public health, researchers say

Video Games COVID-19

Women's Health

Drinking alcohol increases breast cancer risk, but many women don't realize it

Alcohol breast cancer risk


Eating spinach can reduce risk of colon cancer, study finds

Spinach, colon cancer

Women's Health

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be vague so listen to your body, doctors say

Ovarian cancer symptoms


Most blood cancer patients benefit from a third COVID-19 shot, study shows

Senior Health

IBX Medicare Advantage members can receive free in-home screenings for colon cancer, kidney disease

Independence in-home testing


Scientists inch closer to developing blood test for certain nerve cancers

Blood test cancer


Jefferson Health's new mobile unit will bring cancer screenings on the road

Jefferson Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Men's Health

'Eat It to Beat It' challenge calls on Americans to fight prostate cancer by trying 30 healthy foods

Prostate Cancer Diet


Vitamin D may help prevent colon cancer among younger adults, study finds

Vitamin D Colon Cancer

Health News

Johnson & Johnson recalls Neutrogena, Aveeno sunscreens due to carcinogen traces

Johnson & Johnson sunscreen recall

Adult Health

Even moderate alcohol use can significantly increase cancer risk, latest study suggests

Alcohol consumption and cancer risk

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