Posts Tagged: Cancer

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Screening Tests

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True or false: Cancer screening tests can detect only cancer Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.



Christina’s Resource Roundup: Pet Cancer Awareness Month

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Did you know that November is National Pet Cancer Awareness month? I am a “pet parent” to three amazing dogs, two of whom do therapy work with me.



The Smoldering Cigarette Butt

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Rodney Warner, JD A couple days ago, while driving to work, I saw it on the road. I was at an intersection, waiting for the light to turn green. It rained the previous night and the road was wet. The cigarette butt rolled silently on the damp road, blown by the wind. I guessed someone…



Denial

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She was desperate. I remember she was a middle aged woman with dark hair. I think she was still wearing a coat long after the rest of us took ours off. I was attending a blood cancer support group at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley. We had an unusually good turn out that night. I can…