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LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

Elixir Teams Up With Local Ladies to Help Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 3

Personal Connections Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 11
Recent news from the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium shows that a signed letter from a physician can go a long way toward bringing in patients for regular breast cancer screenings.

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

Men Over 50 at Higher Risk of Developing Melanoma

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
The American Academy of Dermatology says that men over 50 are at a higher risk of developing melanoma.

FDA OKs First-Ever DNA Alternative to Pap Smear

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Apr 25
Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer.

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Colon Cancer Testing May Be Leveling Off in US

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Nov 7
After years of steady increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off, a federal report suggests.

WHO Agency: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Oct 18
The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen, alongside known dangers such as asbestos, tobacco and ultraviolet radiation.

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