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Dr. Arleen Ayala Crespo is an assistnt professor, obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Photo: Courtesy of Temple Health
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Dr. Arleen Ayala-Crespo of Temple Health says that yearly mammograms are essential to detect breast cancer early on and fight the disease which affects one in eight women in the U.S.

The State of Women and Girls in Philadelphia

 09/21/2017 - 15:31
Photograph by Samantha Madera. Copyright City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is not only the City of Brotherly Love, it is also the City of Sisterly Effectiveness. The City now joins thirty-one other major American cities with women’s commissions, dedicated to shining a light on issues that women experience through intersectional data-collection and discourse, and tearing down the barriers of male dominance in a variety of fields, sectors, and categories.

Pennsylvania taxpayers join the fight against breast cancer

 03/04/2015 - 12:12
Foto: Pixabay.

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) will award the funds obtained from donations made by taxpayers during their tax payments. In all, over three million were raised in their Refunds for Research campaign –an initiative enabling citizens of Pennsylvania to directly donate the money from tax refunds to this cause.