breast cancer

Patient meeting with doctor.
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KYW Staff
October 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
More women are being diagnosed with breast cancer than ever before, but there is positive news that deaths from breast cancer are still declining in the United States even as more women are being diagnosed with the disease.
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Representative Melissa Shusterman, John Allgood, and Preston Brown are on the Flashpoint panel, discussing compensation for college athletes.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
October 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about compensation for college athletes.
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Female patient
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September 30, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Two women a day are dying unnecessarily from heart attacks in England and Wales because of a gender gap in awareness, diagnosis and treatment. Read more here.
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Brent Bundy is riding his bike across the country to raise awareness for breast cancer.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 13, 2019 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Oregan man bicycling across the country to raise awareness for breast cancer stopped in Philadelphia this week. Brent Bundy is carrying a message with him. "My friend Gina (Kosmas) died of breast cancer in 2004, so I just started basically biking from Seaside,...
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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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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
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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