At Wistar, SoulCycling to support cancer research

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Many of you support cancer research through the “normal” channels – a donation to the local charity of choice, contributing... Read more

Dear family and friends: How you can help me

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May 2014 Dear Friends and Family, I am sending one email so I can catch all of you up at one time. I want to try to answer the questions... Read more

In Vitro Fertilization found not to increase chances of breast cancer

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For women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), there has long been some confusion about whether the additional hormones required by the... Read more

Stage IV Life: Taking charge when medical teams disagree

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“Ask your Doctor”, “Go to a major medical center for advice”, “Go to a major medical center for a second opinion”…... Read more

Balancing motherhood and BRCA

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When my second daughter was 4 months old, I found out that I carried the BRCA1 mutation. The diagnosis raised many questions: Were we done... Read more

Why losing weight may help women prevent cancer

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Yet another reason to lose weight: It might reduce your cancer risk by lowering levels of blood proteins that help tumors sprout new blood... Read more

Painting takes patients' minds off cancer

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About 200 patients, family and staff took up paintbrushes on July 8th at the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine as part of “Paintfest... Read more

Q&A with Sun Shield co-founder Allen Starnes

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In an effort to increase sunscreen usage, new startup Sun Shield has partnered with the Melanoma Research Association to reach organizations... Read more