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Denise's Story: Two-time Cancer Survivor's Journey to Healing


When Denise found herself diagnosed with cancer for a second time in her young life, she found comfort in the many cancer treatment and fertility preservation options available to her at Penn Medicine. Read about her journey and the research studies that are giving her hope for her future.

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Self-Care for Caregivers


Self care isn't just for people with cancer. Helpers and caregivers need self care just as urgently, so that we can be present for our loved ones.

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What Is Palliative Care?


Palliative care is specialized care for people and families facing serious illnesses, like cancer. It addresses physical and emotional symptoms and helps people and families make personal decisions about care.

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