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

Juwan Adams Thybulle

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Does Tylenol cause cancer? California considers declaring acetaminophen a carcinogen

Tylenol Acetaminophen Cancer Carcinogen


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

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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

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

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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


Weight loss may reduce breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women, study finds

Breast cancer risk lower weight loss


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

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Flyers' Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer; receives outpouring of support



Even drinking just a little alcohol increases cancer risk, study finds

Drinking alcohol cancer risk

Women's Health

Hair dye and straightener may increase risk for breast cancer, study says

Hair dye breast cancer risk


Gov. Wolf funds two studies on fracking health impacts, possible cancer link in Pennsylvania

Fracking PA Studies


How to measure your body mass index – and what it means for your health

Obesity Body Mass Index scores

Adult Health

How to know whether a clinical trial is right for you

What to know before enrolling in a clinical trial


Anthrax could offer next frontier of bladder cancer treatment, researchers say

Anthrax Bladder Cancer

Women's Health

Women with diabetes are less likely to get cancer screenings, study finds

Women with diabetes are less likely to get screened for cancer


Getting enough sleep is crucial to people with chronic diseases

Sleep deprivation and chronic diseases


Penn's first tests of gene editing technology found safe in trials with cancer patients

Abramson CRISPR


Eating yogurt and fiber may reduce the risk of lung cancer, study finds

probiotic yogurt


Blood test can help predict prognosis for some brain cancer patients, Penn researchers say

Penn Medicine glioblastoma blood test


Penn Medicine breaks ground in Lancaster on Pa.'s second proton therapy site

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Six common cancer myths debunked

Cancer myths debunked


What to know before your first mammogram

What to know about mammograms

Health News

Penn alum wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

2019 Nobel Prize medicine Gregg L. Semenza


Alex Trebek says his battle with pancreatic cancer may stop him from hosting 'Jeopardy!'

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Health Stories

Three-year-old CHOP patient sends heartfelt letter to Flyers mascot Gritty

Gritty CHOP

Women's Health

Here are the most common signs of breast cancer

breast cancer awareness month

Adult Health

CVS, Walgreens halt Zantac sales due to FDA's safety concerns

CVS Zantac Heartburn

Women's Health

Onion, garlic consumption could help reduce breast cancer risk, study suggests

Onions garlic health

Health News

Researchers find promise in prevention of chemotherapy hair loss

Chemotherapy hair loss

Health Stories

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek undergoing more chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer


Potential carcinogen in menthol e-cigarettes exceeds safety levels, study finds

Vaping pulegone carcinogen cancer


Americans lack awareness about HPV, study finds

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Men's Health

A new blood test for prostate cancer may prevent unnecessary biopsies


Men's Health

FDA wants more men in clinical trials of breast cancer drugs

Breast cancer in men

Women's Health

Chronic stress from PTSD increases risk of ovarian cancer, study finds

PTSD ovarian cancer risk


The test that could save the life of a long-time smoker you know

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