cancer

Lynne Adkins
April 24, 2020 - 9:37 am
SBRT, or stereotactic body radiation therapy is a non-invasive cancer treatment that targets tumors with precise, high doses of radiation, according to Dr. Serguei Castaneda, Director of Radiation Oncology at Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia. SBRT is most successful when a tumor is found...
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Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth
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John McDevitt
March 06, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth has returned to his post in Overbrook after beating colon cancer, and he’s back to dancing and making people smile. Read more here.
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 2:53 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's surgery to remove what was likely a cancerous tumor on his kidney was successful. Read more here.
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Alex Trebek
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CNN
March 04, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Alex Trebek offered a health update on Wednesday, and it's good news. The one-year survival rate for the stage 4 pancreatic cancer Trebek was diagnosed with is only 18%, Trebek said. "I'm very happy to report I have just reached that marker," he said. Read more here.
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Gritty and Jack Callahan at Callahan's birthday party.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
After months of treatments at Children's Hospital, the young cancer patient who befriended Gritty is cancer-free, and 4-year-old Jack Callahan is finally heading home to Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Antionette Lee
February 23, 2020 - 9:28 am
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on Saturday that he has a tumor on his kidney, and that he will undergo surgery to have it removed next month. Read more here.
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dog
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John McDevitt
February 05, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A Collegeville man — who previously served time for the 2004 death of his wife — is facing federal charges for allegedly making and selling phony drugs that he claimed could cure cancer in dogs. Read more here.
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Prison cell
AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:09 pm
A woman sentenced to 10 months in jail for a $109.63 theft, despite needing surgery to treat what her family says is advanced uterine and cervical cancer, is being transfered to a Pennsylvania state prison, her lawyer said Monday. Rad more here.
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A dog sniffing a hand.
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KYW Staff
January 20, 2020 - 3:41 pm
Dogs are becoming an increasingly important tool in healthcare because of their sense of smell. For decades, dogs have been used to sniff out narcotics. Read more here.
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Heartburn medication
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CNN
January 10, 2020 - 4:37 pm
More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer. Read more here.
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