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Cancer diagnoses have plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemic – and doctors are worried

Cancer diagnoses COVID-19

Adult Health

Colorectal cancer risk factors increasing among millennials

colorectal cancer risk factors

Men's Health

Decision to delay prostate cancer treatment is still too subjective, researchers say

Prostate cancer treatment calculator


Can ultraviolet light be safely used to kill the coronavirus? Some are giving it a try

uv light coronavirus

Women's Health

Cotesting better detects cervical cancer than using HPV or Pap tests alone

Cervical cancer screening methods


New lung cancer screening guidelines would benefit women, Black people

New lung cancer screening guidelines


Flyers' Oskar Lindblom rings bell after final cancer treatment at Penn Medicine

Lindblom Cancer Bell


Free sunscreen available at some pools, beaches in Pennsylvania state parks

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Children's Health

CHOP retains No. 2 spot in U.S. News' best pediatric hospital rankings

CHOP ranked second by U.S. News


As shutdowns end and weather warms, dermatologists stress sun safety

Sun safety tips


Cancer drug shows potential for COVID-19 patients in respiratory distress

Cancer drug COVID-19

Health News

Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based Baby Powder in U.S. and Canada

Johnson & Johnson

Women's Health

Disney movies may have mental health benefits for cancer patients

Disney movies during chemo


A mother’s story on beating cancer as a family

Limited - Beating Cancer as a Family


What cancer patients should know about COVID-19

Cancer Treatment Coronavirus COVID-19

Men's Health

Scientists identify why some prostate cancers are more likely to result in death

Prostate Cancer Aggressive Tumors

Health Stories

The coronavirus brings new challenges to cancer care

How hospitals are managing cancer care during COVID-19


Genetic testing is helping prevent cancer and changing treatment plans

Genetic Testing Cancer Angelina Jolie

Health Stories

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reaches day that few pancreatic cancer patients see

Alex Trebek

Adult Health

Fish oil supplements may not protect against cancer – as previously believed

Fish oil supplements don't protect against -- may even increase prostate cancer risk

Adult Health

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that's a hard match to make

Minority doctor-patient relationship

Phil Murphy

Gov. Phil Murphy to undergo surgery to remove tumor from kidney

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Weight loss drug Belviq pulled from market due to cancer concerns

Belviq Cancer Risk FDA

Women's Health

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in the U.S. within 20 years, Harvard researchers say

Cervical cancer elimination

Men's Health

For advanced prostate cancer patients, statins offer hope of a longer life

Statins reduce mortality in prostate cancer patients


Shuttered Philly refinery measured worst in U.S. for cancer-causing benzene, report says

PES Benzene Refinery


Former drug exec who killed wife in 2004 now in trouble for selling fake cancer cures for dogs

Jonathan Nyce Dog Cancer


Pennsylvania woman battling cancer in prison after stealing groceries

Lebanon County Correctional Facility

Adult Health

U.S. life expectancy increases for first time in four years, CDC report shows

CDC life expectancy rises

Alternative Medicine

Magic mushrooms may improve depression among cancer patients, NYU study finds

Magic mushrooms cancer depression

Health News

Does Tylenol cause cancer? California considers declaring acetaminophen a carcinogen

Tylenol Acetaminophen Cancer Carcinogen

Children's Health

Sixers' Matisse Thybulle supports Abington teen in dire need of bone marrow transplant

Juwan Adams Thybulle


Scientists have yet to 'cure' cancer, but significant advancements have improved survival rates

Cancer cure radiation treatment survival rates


Cancer death rate falls by largest one-year drop ever recorded

Cancer mortality rate drops

Women's Health

Another study fails to find definitive link between talc powder and ovarian cancer, despite lawsuits alleging it exists

No definitive link found between talc powder and ovarian cancer

Men's Health

Men with testicular cancer may only need one round of chemo, study says

less chemotherapy testicular cancer


Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference

Exercise Tips New Year's Resolutions

Men's Health

A New Year's resolution for older men: Undergo a prostate exam

New Year's Resolution: Prostate exam


Proton therapy lessens cancer treatment's side effects compared to traditional radiation, Penn study finds

Proton Therapy Penn


Ten defining health care achievements of the 2010s, from artificial intelligence to immunotherapy

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Health News

Jefferson, Temple sign definitive agreement for sale of Fox Chase Cancer Center

Jeff Temple Fox Chase


Players, fans of Oskar Lindblom's former Swedish team show support for Flyers' forward after cancer diagnosis

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