Breast Cancer

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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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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

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New Device Could Help In Battle Against Breast Cancer

There could be a breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer. A new device may help diagnose a common condition after having breast cancer surgery before it becomes a major problem.

12/12/2012

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Study Makes New Tamoxifen Recommendations For Breast Cancer Patients

Carie Capossela took the drug Tamoxifen for five years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer at 33. She is now 44.

12/05/2012

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Local Sisters Find Strength In Battle Against Breast Cancer

Once there were four Resnik sisters. Dianna died of breast cancer in 2001 after being diagnosed while pregnant with her second child. The other three sisters are now, in some manner, dealing with it, too.

11/22/2012

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Making Cancer About The Patient, Not The Body Part

Are certain breast cancer campaigns making women look like sexual objects? “Save the tatas, save second base…” Do they trivialize the actual woman battling the disease?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/31/2012

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A Penchant For Preventive Mastectomies

Even if you don’t have cancer, would you have your breasts removed?

10/10/2012

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CMU Football Team To Have Memorial Game For Coach’s Late Wife

Saturday will be an emotional day for the Carnegie Mellon football team.

10/06/2012

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