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Breast Cancer

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Radioactive Seeds Making Surgery More Efficient For Breast Cancer Patients

Doctors say radioactive seeds are making surgery more efficient for women with a small breast tumor.

01/15/2014

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New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast Cancer

Susan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.

12/13/2013

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Sentinel Node Biopsy Newest Technique In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Public defender Rebecca Hudock had just turned 30 when she found breast cancer.

10/25/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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New Test May Better Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

Can breast cancer recurrence be predicted? Typically doctors use tumor size, spread, and what it looks like under the microscope.

09/19/2013

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough Helps Minimize Surgeries

Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.

09/13/2013

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Sentinel Node Surgery Is Safe And Effective

Last summer, Sharon Herring-Turner had cancer removed from her breast, along with 25 lymph nodes under her arm.

06/03/2013

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Breast Cancer Prevention And Treatment

Dr. Pifer was joined by doctors Thomas Julian, William Poller and Mark Trombetta to discuss breast cancer prevention and treatment.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/06/2013