Blood Cancers

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Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. Girl

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

12/07/2013

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Runners TEAM Up To Fight Blood Cancer

When University of Pittsburgh senior Shelbi Pellen saw a girl tabling for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on campus one day last fall, she immediately stopped to talk to her. Pellen’s stepdad had been diagnosed with leukemia and she was hoping to maybe donate to the organization.

04/04/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Blood Cancers

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio by Dr. John Lister, Dr. Entezam Sahovic and Dr. Salman Fazal to talk about blood cancers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2012

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