Topics :: cancer screening

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New Advancement Offers Hope on World Cancer Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, and there is a new source of hope on the horizon for the nearly 300,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. And it's as simple as body position.

'Be Fearless' With Gabrielle's Angel and Cotton Jelly Cancer Research Fund

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
In conjunction with World Cancer Day on February 4, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research has partnered with UK-based clothing brand Cotton Jelly for the #BeFearless campaign to help raise funds for cancer research in a fashionable way.

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

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.

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