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Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.
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AP News
December 04, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital Wednesday after being treated for a urinary tract infection. Read more here.
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Colorectal cancer written on paper.
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KYW Staff
November 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Colorectal cancer is more common in people older than 50, but there is good news for this group: rates have been falling in recent years. Read more here.
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Montco Sheriff's Office deputies with Camp Millie
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Jim Melwert
November 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies typically have to follow a no-facial hair policy, but for the last few weeks, some of them have been forgoing the razor in the name of No-Shave November and a cause close to their hearts. Read more here.
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Norwood
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Tim Jimenez
November 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
Delaware County residents packed a community meeting Thursday night in Norwood, where EPA officials addressed their concerns that an abandoned landfill could be linked to a cluster of cancer and autoimmune illnesses in the area. Read more.
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Kaniewski​ family
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Antionette Lee
November 21, 2019 - 8:32 am
A bill that could bring millions of dollars to help children fighting cancer is one step closer to being signed into law in Pennsylvania. "It's nice to have some good news," said Rick Kaniewski, whose family has been pushing for the change. He says it's a group effort, and he credits other families...
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A woman talking to her doctor.
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KYW Staff
November 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Talking about cancer can be complicated and confusing, and it can be hard to take in all the information your doctor gives you during a visit. Read more here.
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Alex Trebek
Jeopardy!
CNN
November 12, 2019 - 9:39 am
Dhruv Gaur's answer on "Jeopardy!" brought host Alex Trebek to tears Monday. During the "Final Jeopardy" round, Trebek asked contestants for their answers. When he got to Gaur, the host paused, according to CNN affiliate WBAL-TV "We love you Alex!" Gaur wrote on his answer, worth $1,995. In place...
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Jessica Smith
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 05, 2019 - 4:43 pm
A Chester Springs woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating that she had cancer so she could raise money online for herself. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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Hundreds of people gathered on the Ben Franklin Parkway for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Light the Night" event.
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Antionette Lee
October 27, 2019 - 11:17 am
Hundreds of people gathered on the parkway this evening to "light the night" with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in remembrance of loved ones who have been diagnosed with cancer. Read more here.
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