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Healthy Eating

Eating ultra-processed foods like hot dogs and soda may increase risk of cancer, research shows

Ultra-processed foods cancer

Health News

Most Bucks, Montco residents involved in CDC study have moderate to high levels of 'forever chemicals'

pftas drinking water

Government

Sen. Bob Casey has prostate cancer, says prognosis is 'excellent'

Men's Health

U.S. veterans have a higher prostate cancer rate, but a new law aims to improve access to care

U.S. Capitol Veterans Prostate Cancer

Illness

The mRNA technology used in COVID-19 shots may soon help treat cancer

Prevention

A blood test that screens for multiple cancers at once promises to boost early detection

MCEDs Blood Tests Cancer

Prevention

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

Mental Health

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

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

Celebrities

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

Prevention

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

Prevention

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

Illness

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

Prevention

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

Care for cancer survivors

Prevention

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

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TV

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

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

Sponsored

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

Limited - Penn Medicine - Brachytherapy

Prevention

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

Health News

Pfizer recalls blood pressure drug Accuretic due to potential carcinogen

Pfizer Accuretic Recall

Sponsored

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

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

Illness

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

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