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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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The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Far From Over. But Here’s How It Might End.

Two doctors explain the future course the virus could take — depending on how society responds.

Philadelphia Nurses Tell All: I’m Afraid I’ll Infect My Family

As the city’s hospitals prepare for an influx of coronavirus patients, Philly nurses fear they won’t be able to protect themselves or their loved ones.

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

No, a saltwater gargle won’t kill the virus. Local health experts help us determine what’s true and what’s false about COVID-19.

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Here’s How Long Until a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready

We talked to the CEO of Integral Molecular, a Philly biotech company working toward a vaccine, about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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New Procedure Restores Sensation to Breast Cancer Survivors After Mastectomy

A Penn surgeon is the first in the Philadelphia region to offer the Resensation treatment.

NextUp: The Company Engineering White Blood Cells to Kill Cancer

Carisma Therapeutics wants to be the first to engineer a macrophage, a parasite-eating white blood cell found in humans, to destroy cancer tumors.



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Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL’s chief planner, Michelle Histand, says the festival will be bigger and better in 2020. Here’s what you can expect to see.

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Why the FTC Wants to Block the Jefferson-Einstein Merger

One expert says the the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint is itself enough to kill the proposed deal.

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Move over, Siri and Alexa. WellBe is here to take the virtual assistant market to new heights with at-home healthcare support.

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Inside Penn Med’s Legendary Wilderness Medicine Course

The class challenges students to be leaders in the face of large-scale emergencies and natural disasters.

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NextUp: The Company Using Gene Therapy to Cure Rare Skin Conditions

Castle Creek Biosciences is developing several treatments that may provide relief for “Butterfly Children” and others living with rare genetic diseases.


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NextUp: The Company Fighting Hard-to-Treat Bacterial Infections

Venatorx Pharmaceuticals is leading the race to develop new antibiotics before the next drug-resistant superbug spreads.

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La Salle University, Merck Partner to Prepare Students for Careers in Life Science Industry

With an innovative curriculum, the partnership offers faster paths to careers in the growing sector.

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NextUp: This Company Is Using Gene Therapy to Target Rare Eye Diseases

Ocugen has developed a new platform that could help bring greater attention to underserved areas of ophthalmology.

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Inside a Philly Firm’s Quest to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

With a $9 million grant, Inovio Pharmaceuticals is testing a unique immunotherapy approach to defeat the outbreak.

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