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This New Device Is Revolutionizing Breast Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center

There’s no question that Philadelphia is a city with world-class cancer care. And that’s thanks in part to the fact that more and more, Philly-area […]

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Why Cancer Screenings — Even in the Middle of a Pandemic — Are Still Vitally Important

Earlier this year, Norman Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute, sounded an alarm on cancer screening in the wake of COVID-19. Sharpless predicted that […]

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New Procedure Restores Sensation to Breast Cancer Survivors After Mastectomy

Each year, more than 100,000 women in the United States undergo some form of mastectomy for the surgical treatment of breast cancer. Often a lifesaving […]

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Two Philly Women Created a Podcast to Navigate Life With Terminal Cancer

On the surface, Delco natives Andy Sealy and Krysten Gentile live completely different lifestyles: Sealy is a single gal now living in South Philly, while […]

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Cancer Screening

It’s officially Cancer Screen Week, a time of heightened awareness of the troubling reality that more than 600,000 people in the United States are expected […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Expanding Access to Breast Exams

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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

This week, Mathew Knowles, father of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, revealed he’s been diagnosed with breast cancer. Many people were surprised by the news. That’s […]

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NextUp: Context Therapeutics Wants to Eradicate Hormone-Driven Cancers

NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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This Philly Massage Therapist Created a Body Oil Specifically for Breast Health

I’ll admit it: I didn’t used to get the whole body oil thing. Why would I want to slather sticky, greasy oils all over my […]

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The $10 Yoga Class You Should Take This Weekend

Calling all yogis: This Saturday, October 7th, Bloomingdale’s is hosting their third annual Pink Yoga event at stores all over the country, including the locations at Willow Grove and King of […]

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Do This: Brewery Yoga (With Beer!) for a Good Cause

Calling all beer-guzzling yogis! We’ve got an event for you: This Sunday, April 9th, Aston’s  2SP Brewing Company is holding a downward-dog session from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. right […]

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What Sex Toys Have to Do With Breast Cancer Recovery (Yes, Sex Toys

Let’s face it: For many of us, sex toys are an embarrassing topic of conversation — even six margaritas deep with our BFFs. But somewhat unexpectedly, when […]

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New Penn Medicine Video Provides Incredible, Personal Look at Post-Mastectomy Nipple Tattoos

I’ve heard about hospitals that employ tattoo artists as part of their reconstructive teams for women who undergo mastectomy procedures, but until today, I’d never […]

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Did Angelina Jolie Cut Off Her Breasts for Nothing? What New Science Has to Say

When Angelina Jolie announced in the New York Times, in May of last year, that she’d undergone a radical mastectomy, she wrote, “Life comes with many […]

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What Not to Say When Someone Tells You They Have Cancer

Ardmore-based posed the following question to its Facebook fans yesterday: “What is the one thing you DO NOT want to hear when you tell […]