Fix federal law to reduce colon cancer disparities

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Colorectal cancer is expected to claim the lives of 49,190 people in the United States this year. Unfortunately, low-income people –... Read more

Band of brothers and sisters

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Friends. Family. Brothers. Sisters. There is a special bond between fellow cancer patients and survivors that is the deepest bond outside... Read more

Is anyone too old to be treated for cancer?

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Does chemotherapy, with side effects like fatigue, skin sores, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea and “chemo brain” make sense... Read more

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