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How Fox Chase’s Evelyn González Is Fighting Cancer Care Disparities in Philly

The Fox Chase Cancer Center senior director of community outreach recently co-authored a paper on ways to decrease cancer care disparities in medically underserved communities in America. Here, she shares some strategies.


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CHOP Has Launched a Grief and Trauma Support Program for Philly Kids

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Penn Just Launched a Neurological Clinic for COVID-19 Long Haulers

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Beyonce’s Dad Has Breast Cancer. So Do Thousands of Other Men in America

In light of the recent news, Penn oncologist Susan Domcheck debunks a few myths about men and breast cancer.

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This Lifelike Brain Could Help Doctors Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

Villanova University professor Dr. Qianhong Wu has invented a “Smart Brain” that simulates exactly what happens in the brain during head injuries.

NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Personalized Medicine for Dogs

By treating canines as patients, the One Health Company wants to cure cancer in dogs and eventually in people.

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Those MOMobiles

Advocates with Philly nonprofit Maternity Care Coalition hit the road to visit pregnant women and new moms at home and in prison.

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GlaxoSmithKline Unveils $120 Million Renovation at Upper Merion Campus

The refurbished facility features next-generation technologies designed to streamline R&D and the manufacturing of new medicines.

NextUp: Context Therapeutics Wants to Eradicate Hormone-Driven Cancer

The local company is launching a series of clinical trials that could lead to new treatments for breast cancer and other hormone-induced diseases.



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Robots Are Taking Over Rehabilitative Medicine

Philly expert Dr. Alberto Esquenazi, who switches between a prosthetic arm and hook, says the bionics boom is not only good but also necessary.

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Oncologist Edith Mitchell Wins PHL Life Sciences Ultimate Solution Award

The Thomas Jefferson University leader has dedicated her career to healthcare parity.

NextUp: The Local Company Making Clinical Trials More Accessible

With automated payment technology, Greenphire is making it easier to enroll and get paid for participating in clinical trials.

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Merck Selects Philadelphia for Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative

The nationwide initiative will fund nine city projects aimed at ending preventable maternal deaths.

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Former Spark Therapeutics COO Appointed CEO of Imvax

John Furey helped propel Spark to a groundbreaking FDA approval. Can he do the same for another Philly biotech company?


NextUp: The Local Company Modernizing Disease Diagnosis

Proscia has developed software and artificial intelligence tools to make pathology more accurate and efficient.

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Why the $4.3 Billion Spark Therapeutics Deal Is Still Delayed

Spark Therapeutics board member Steve Altschuler shares his thoughts on the challenges of big pharma acquisitions.

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Q&A: NeuroFlow and Genomind Team Up to Advance Mental Health Care

The two local companies are combining new tech and genetic testing to improve outcomes for patients.

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Biotech Tour: Inside the New Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing

The first-of-its-kind space boasts a 25,000-square-foot training facility that could help close the local bioprocessing workforce gap.

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