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U.S. cancer death rates continue to decline, federal report shows

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Toxic workplaces can adversely impact employees' health, U.S. Surgeon General warns

Vivek Murthy Work Health

Women's Health

Hair straighteners may increase the risk of uterine cancer, study finds

Hair straighteners cancer risk

Adult Health

Your gas stove may emit cancer-causing benzene into the air – even when its off

Gas Stove Leaks


Former Sixer Dikembe Mutombo begins treatment for brain tumor

Dikembe Mutombo brain tumor

Health News

Penn Medicine, Virtua Health's new proton therapy cancer treatment center will become first in South Jersey

Penn Virtua Proton Therapy


Effectiveness of colonoscopies called into question, but doctors say people should not avoid screening

Colonoscopies effectiveness

Women's Health

Breast cancer awareness campaigns often overlook those with metastatic cancer – here’s how they can do better

Breast cancer ribbon

Adult Health

Sexual struggles after cancer treatment are common, but help is available

Cancer Sex Life

Adult Health

Alcoholic drinks need stronger – and larger – warnings about cancer risk, doctors say

Alcohol Cancer Risk


Rob McElhenney, Ryan Reynolds film their colonoscopies to stress importance of colorectal cancer screenings

McElhenney Reynolds Colonoscopy

Women's Health

Breast implants may be linked to additional cancer types, FDA says

Cancer breast implants

Healthy Eating

Drinking black tea lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke, study finds

Black Tea Benefits

Men's Health

Biological differences may help explain why men have higher cancer rates

Cancer Men Vs. Women

Health News

Banana Boat hair and scalp sunscreen recalled over carcinogen traces

Banana Boat hair and scalp sunscreen recall

Adult Health

Do you have trouble opening jars? It might be a bigger problem than you realize

Handgrip strength health


Experimental cancer drug shows promise in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 Treatment Sabizabulin

Women's Health

Broader use of breast cancer drug could benefit more patients, scientists say

Breast cancer Enhertu

Healthy Eating

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


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



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

Jack Klugman 100th South Philly

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Jefferson Health to develop proton therapy center in Northeast Philadelphia

Jefferson Health Proton Therapy

Men's Health

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

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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

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