breast cancer

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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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breast cancer
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May 11, 2019 - 11:14 am
By Michelle Lou, CNN (CNN) -- A San Francisco teacher who is on medical leave has to worry about more than just battling breast cancer. On top of footing medical bills, she has to pay for a substitute teacher at Glen Park Elementary School. All teachers receive 10 paid days of medical leave a year...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Breast cancer affects one out eight women in the United States. According to a new study of over 200,000 women published in the International Journal of...
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mammography
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March 30, 2019 - 11:51 am
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) -- The US Food and Drug Administration announced proposed changes to mammography standards Wednesday. These are the first changes to the regulation of mammography screening in more than 20 years, aimed at improving quality and modernizing breast cancer screening, FDA...
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U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate.
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March 24, 2019 - 8:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and...
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Singer Christina Grimmie arrives at TUBEATHON held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, CA on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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John McDevitt
March 07, 2019 - 8:44 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A foundation named after a rising star from South Jersey, whose life was cut short by gun violence, is holding a fundraiser this weekend in Voorhees. Christina Grimmie was a finalist on The Voice Season 6 and went on to tour across the country. The 22-year-old...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:21 pm
A breast cancer diagnosis is devastating, but it's not as dire as it used to be. Breast cancer can be treated and even managed for years, if necessary, according to Dr. Russell Reisner, a surgical oncologist and breast surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He says treatment has improved...
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Doctor helps patient get a mammogram
Dreamstime
December 26, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been common knowledge for decades that having children reduces the risk of breast cancer throughout your life. However, there a new study suggests this may...
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Doctor helps patient get a mammogram
Dreamstime
December 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain women in their 30s who are at a greater risk for breast cancer. These are women with a personal history of breast cancer and with a family history...
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Hot Dog Fundraiser
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
November 22, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More than 350 students took over the Board of Education's atrium this past week for what was billed as a hot dog grillebration, a reward for their efforts in raising funds for breast cancer awareness. There wasn't much in the way of leftovers after this ravenous crew...
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