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NextUp: Galera Is Reducing the Negative Side Effects of Radiation Therapy

“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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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What if Art Is the Best Way to Tell a Cancer Story?

On a side street in Bucks County, inside a refurbished textile mill, is a room full of color. It’s because of the paintings all over […]

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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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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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: 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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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Sign Up for This Stair-Climbing Marathon and Help a Local Nonprofit Support Cancer Patients

Once Bill Phalen was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in August 2018, curing his disease became his first priority. Chemotherapy and radiation and surgery, those were […]

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What Do You Do When You Lose the Person You Love?

Who I am: Krissie Pannullo (@phillynerdgirl) Where I live: Collegeville What I do: I’m a bioanalytical chemist. *** “Dan and I met through online dating. […]

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I Do Hours of CrossFit a Day. And, Oh Yeah, I’m Also Fighting Cancer.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Therapy Gets FDA Approval

In what the FDA is a calling a “historic action,” the federal administration on Wednesday approved the country’s first gene therapy treatment that can be […]

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The Checkup: The Undercover Health Issue You Should Be Paying Attention To 

• Loneliness: It’s not necessarily something we think about as related to health, but it is. And according to a recent review of studies from AARP, […]

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Why People Who Do Everything Right Still Get Cancer, According to New Study

Yesterday, my friend and I were texting back and forth about how Grey’s Anatomy is our personal version of comfort food. I turn to the […]

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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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Bucks Couple Vindicated by Report on Dangerous Medical Device

It’s been more than three years since Amy Reed went into a hospital in Boston for a simple operation to remove her uterine fibroid. But […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Exact Time When Fitness Studios Are Most Crowded

• Hate filing into an overcrowded fitness class and being forced to rub (very sweaty) shoulders with complete strangers? (Understandable.) Well, ClassPass rounded up tons […]