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Cancer Research

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2014 Pancreatic Cancer Walk Raises Nearly $250K

It has been called the grimmest common malignancy. Even if pancreatic cancer is detected early, the prognosis is rarely good.

07/14/2014

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Head-Shaving Event Raises Money For Cancer Research

Many groups have been working in the fight against cancer by doing all sorts of crazy things to raise money.

03/17/2014

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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 Police Not Enforcing Law Banning Road Solicitations

You’ve no doubt seen them, and they were out again over the weekend. Can collectors for good causes clutter Pittsburgh area streets all year long. Turns out those solicitations are illegal.

10/21/2013

Alex’s Lemonade Stand

You may or may not recognize the name Alexandra Scott, but you likely know her legacy – Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

06/08/2013

American Cancer Society Long-Term Study

Cancer research would not be possible without people who are willing to help and the American Cancer Society is recruiting local people for its next long-term research project.

03/13/2013

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American Cancer Society Needs Volunteers For New Study

Cancer research would not be possible without people who are willing to help and the American Cancer Society is recruiting local people for its next long-term research project.

03/13/2013

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Sewing Circle Teen Awarded President’s Volunteer Service Award

It is not your traditional sewing circle. Teenage sisters, Kathryn and Kelsie Bissert, and their four cousins have stitched together more than 500 one-of-a-kind purses in six years.

03/08/2013

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46-Hour Dance “THON” Raises $12 Mil For Cancer

A 46-hour, no-sitting-or-sleeping-allowed dance marathon at Penn State raised more than $12.37 million for pediatric cancer research and care, shattering last year’s record-breaking total by nearly $1.7 million.

02/17/2013

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Cancer Researchers Continue Work On John Kanzius’ Machine

One of the nation’s top cancer doctors is working with a machine that could end up being a major breakthrough in treating the killer disease. It was four years ago when John Kanzius showed KDKA’s David Highfield his idea to use radio waves to kill cancer.

05/07/2012

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