Breast Cancer

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Study Comparing Breast Cancer Drugs Could Change Way Doctors Treat Patients

For breast cancer survivors, there’s always a fear that the cancer will return. Many of them take medicine, sometimes for years, that helps prevent recurrence; but that medicine also carries risks for other problems.

08/17/2015

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Thousands Take Part In Race For The Cure

They are the heroes of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

05/10/2015

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Study Testing New Breast Cancer Treatment

Wife, mother, and grandmother Carol Glock always made sure she got her yearly mammograms, which had all been fine. Her first awareness of a problem was at home.

04/28/2015

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed

Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.

03/24/2015

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New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In Girls

A new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.

01/28/2015

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Activists To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy Group

Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm’s $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.

10/25/2014

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Study Shows Double Mastectomy May Be Unnecessary With Single Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A growing number of women are choosing to have a double mastectomy when diagnosed with cancer in just one breast.

09/03/2014

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Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.

07/22/2014

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Cancer Patients Choosing Hypnosis Over Counseling

Dealing with cancer is difficult both physically and emotionally, especially when the treatments start, but some cancer patients are now using a new tool to help them get through it.

07/16/2014

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UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

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3-D Mammograms Could Make Catching Cancer A Bit Easier

Jennifer Hoeft is no stranger to breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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Thousands Pack Schenley Park For Annual ‘Race For The Cure’

Thousands of people packed Schenley Park for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sunday morning.

05/11/2014

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Is Sitting For Long Hours At Work The New Smoking?

The average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some claiming the long-term effects of sitting can be as bad as smoking.

Dr. Michael Jensen from the Mayo Clinic joined Larry and John to talk about a study they conducted.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Local Organization Hopes To Send Mother, Sons To Disney World

Jamie’s Dream Team, a local organization, is hoping to fulfill the dream of a mother of two, who three years ago was diagnosed with breast cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/10/2014

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