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Breast Cancer

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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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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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