Could raising a glass of white wine raise your risk for melanoma?

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We enjoy a refreshing glass of pinot grigio as much as anyone, so it was startling to see a report this week suggesting that white wine could... Read more

Conshohocken-based non-profit aims to revolutionize biopharma

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What if the next big thing in biopharma wasn’t produced by one of the big pharma companies that line the Northeast corridor between Philadelphia... Read more

Meditation? Mushrooms? How do you deal with cancer-based anxiety?

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From the stress of awaiting initial scan and biopsy results to the anguish of wondering how long remission will last, cancer patients know... Read more

Preventative antibiotics may prevent C. diff infection for some blood-cancer patients

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Hospital patients who undergo a stem cell transplant to treat blood cancers must take immune-suppressing drugs to prevent rejection of the... Read more

Helpful advice for patients from an oncology nurse

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News coverage, social media, and TV ads all suggest cancer treatment is being revolutionized. Personalized medicine! Targeted therapies! Immunotherapy!... Read more

The election, my cancer and learning to live with uncertainty

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November 9th, 2016, 1:38 a.m. Shock. Nausea. Fear. Anger. It was all there….again. The nearly identical precursors — expert... Read more

Stage IV life: Being thankful for every day

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As I planned a column to be tied into Thanksgiving, I started to think through the various things I am very thankful for this year. The list... Read more

Ask the experts: How to talk about family medical history at Thanksgiving

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Q: With all that's going on in the world many people are concerned about maintaining peace and harmony around the holiday table. Is this still... Read more