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

Seeking a 'silver lining' in a cancer diagnosis

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Growing up, my optimistic mother often told me, “When you go through bad situations, if you wait long enough, and look hard enough, you... Read more

Study: Following cancer guidelines may help reduce cancer mortality

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Adhering to cancer prevention guidelines may reduce both the incidence and mortality rates of cancer in both men and women, according to review... Read more