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Processed Meat Is Carcinogenic to Humans, New WHO Report Says

A new report released today by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer labels processed meat — hot dogs, bacon, cold cuts, […]

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An Orgasm a Day Keeps the Prostate Cancer Away

A new study out of Harvard proves what horn dogs have been trying to tell us for years: orgasming doesn’t only feel good—it can make you live […]

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Taylor Swift Reaches Out to Fan Who Lost Her Mother to Cancer

In April, Taylor Swift shared that her mother, Andrea Finlay, was diagnosed with cancer. The mother-daughter duo made the world cry a month later, when they […]

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How Philly Doctors Are Saving the World

For our latest Top Doctors cover story, we went beyond the doctor’s office to the labs where Philadelphia-based researchers work to eradicate diseases that claim […]

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Cancer Survivor Designs Cards a Sick Person Would Actually Want to Receive

Cancer, mental illness, debilitating chronic pain: These are all big beasts to confront, whether you’re fighting them yourself, or just know someone who is. And […]

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Fish Cancer Confirmed for First Time in Pennsylvania River

The grotesque image seen here is not a movie still from some awful Sharknado spinoff. It is a photograph of a smallmouth bass caught by a […]

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Angelina Jolie: “Knowledge is Power” When It Comes to Cancer Prevention

Actress, director, and U.N. envoy Angelina Jolie is in the headlines today for her New York Times Op-Ed where she announced the removal her ovaries in a preventative measure to […]

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Steve Morrison from WMMR’s Preston & Steve Battling Cancer

Steve Morrison, co-host of WMMR’s long-running Preston & Steve morning show, recently underwent surgery for prostate cancer at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. Morrison, who […]

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WATCH: CHOP Patients in New Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper Video

Warning: get ready to cry. Singing sensations Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper teamed up with Today Show‘s Hoda Kotb (a cancer surviver herself) to create […]

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Glen Mills Mom Launches Lemon Shot Challenge for Childhood Cancer

Like many of us, Glen Mills mom Kelly Barber spent much of her summer marveling at how the Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the world […]

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Drexel Is 3D Printing Live Cancer Tumors

It seems like every time we turn around, someone is printing something new with a 3D printer. People are 3D printing guns. People are 3D […]

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What Not to Say When Someone Tells You They Have Cancer

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

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WATCH: Cancer Patients React to Getting Funny, Surprise Makeovers

French nonprofit cancer charity the Mimi Foundation told 20 cancer patients they would give them a makeover. All they had to do was keep their […]