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What Should You Know About Pancreatic Cancer?


Learn how Penn is evaluating those at risk for pancreatic cancer and working every day to bring more treatments - and hope - to those diagnosed with this devastating disease. 

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Breast Cancer Epidemic in Botswana


Hematology oncologist Dr. Yehoda Martei is in Botswana, treating people with and conducting research on breast cancer. Here, she offers a perspective on the issues.


FAQs About Mammograms at Penn


We offer several types of mammograms for the detection and prevention of breast cancer. Read our frequently asked questions about mammograms.

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10 Must-know Facts About Breast Cancer


October is breast cancer awareness month, and it is a great time to support breast cancer research, and those women who are breast cancer survivors. Here are some facts to remember about breast cancer this month.

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