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Pedaling Toward Hope


Learn about Kim Herrity, melanoma survivor, and the Breakthrough Bike Challenge.


Yoga During and After Cancer


If you're a cancer patient or survivor, consider trying practices like yoga to reaffirm your total sense of self and strengthen your body.

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Getting Back to the Things You Love


“I have my life back. I’ve had to make adjustments, but most importantly—thanks to my amazing care team at the Abramson Cancer Center and the help of my family—I can do the things I love. " — Paulette Whitekettle, sarcoma survivor

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Immunotherapy, A New Frontier in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment


What causes pancreatic cancer? Why are the five-year survival rates low? How effective are treatment options? Oncologists and clinical researchers at Penn Medicine are working to answers these questions—and finding new ways of treating the disease.

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