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How to Assemble Your Cancer Support Team in Philadelphia

While mapping out your cancer treatment plan is critical, so is finding a network of people to surround you throughout its course. Social and emotional […]

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How to Conquer Cancer in Philadelphia

When and where you’re diagnosed with cancer can make all the difference in whether you survive it. And if you live in the Philly region, […]

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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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How to Access Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatments and Clinical Trials in Philly

So you’ve heard those three words: You’ve got cancer. The journey from diagnosis to the bell-ringing celebration can be a whirlwind. There’s so much to […]

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How Researchers Are Using AI to Improve Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used for everything from planting crops to flying planes, and now, it’s being used to diagnose disease. Recent studies show AI […]

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A Simple Blood Test Might Be Able to Predict Brain Cancer Survival

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is one of the most common and deadliest forms of brain cancer in adults. An estimated 14,000 new cases of GBM are […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Discovering Targeted Therapies for Disease

“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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Eagles Fan Rob Dunphy Is Putting His Philly Tattoos to Good Use

The last several days have been quite a trip for Rob Dunphy. On Thursday morning, nobody knew who the 26-year-old Bridesburg dad was. But by […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Personalized Medicine for Dogs

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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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] […]