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Breast Cancer

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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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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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Local Author Kenna Marroitt Shares Daughter’s Battle

Kenna Marriott author of “Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda – A Mothers Journey Through Her Daughters Seven Year Battle With Cancer,” joined Larry and John to explain her daughter Jeannine’s battle with cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/21/2013

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Study: Walking Hour A Day May Reduce Older Women’s Chances of Getting Breast Cancer

A large new study from the American Cancer Society finds walking an hour a day could significantly reduce an older woman’s chances of getting breast cancer.

10/04/2013

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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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Hospital Grants Mother’s Final Wish To See Her Son Get Married

It’s not every day you see a wedding procession in a hospital. But this one is bittersweet. Adam Kern’s mother, Anna Mae, is in the final stages of breast cancer at Excela Latrobe Area Hospital.

08/23/2013

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Genes Providing Clues As To Whether Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Will Work

Clues as to whether drugs to prevent breast cancer will work can be found in your genes.

06/13/2013

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New Study Focuses On Fighting Cancer With Love

Love conquers cancer. That’s the crux of a new study which finds family and friends can help breast cancer patients physically feel better, especially when it comes to pain.

05/31/2013

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Local Woman’s Photo With Tim McGraw Goes Viral

The voice of country music star Tim McGraw emanates from a radio on the desk of Burns White paralegal, Shirlene Borsos.

05/22/2013

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Angelina Jolie Has Preventive Double Mastectomy Surgery

Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

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Thousands Participate In Annual ‘Race For The Cure’

They walked arm-in-arm, hugging, crying and giving praise Sunday morning. Several thousand breast cancer survivors celebrated life during this year’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.

05/12/2013

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