Breast Cancer

Doctors Seeing Good Results With Shorter Breast Cancer Radiation TreatmentDoctors in Europe and Canada have been using much shorter radiation courses for breast cancer patients with results just as good as longer courses with less breast shrinkage and skin changes.
Study Comparing Breast Cancer Drugs Could Change Way Doctors Treat PatientsFor 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.
Thousands Take Part In Race For The CureThey are the heroes of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Study Testing New Breast Cancer TreatmentWife, 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.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes RemovedAngelina 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.
New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In GirlsA 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.
Activists To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy GroupActivists are protesting an oil and gas firm's $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.
Study Shows Double Mastectomy May Be Unnecessary With Single Breast Cancer DiagnosisA growing number of women are choosing to have a double mastectomy when diagnosed with cancer in just one breast.
Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast CancerThere are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.
Cancer Patients Choosing Hypnosis Over CounselingDealing 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.
UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating WellThe 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.