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Former President Jimmy Carter Announces He Has Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter announced that he has cancer.

08/12/2015

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Local Diner Owner Says Cancer Diagnosis Showed Him How To Live

What does it take to change your life? To really change it. To get you to quit dreaming about doing what you really want to do – and start doing it?

07/24/2015

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Newsweek Puts More Than 40 Pittsburgh Docs On Top Cancer Doctors List

Pittsburgh is home to dozens of the best cancer doctors in the country.

07/24/2015

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Local Woman’s Battle With Cancer Inspires Unique Non-Profit

We only get so much time to live our lives. Some, more than others. But we all know there’s an ending out there, someday. And being reminded of that reality – being confronted with it – can do amazing things.

07/24/2015

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New Trial To Start Soon For Cancer Patients Out Of Treatment Options

For people whose cancer has stopped responding to standard therapy and are out of treatment options, a new trial is starting soon called the NCI-MATCH trial.

06/03/2015

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Jim Kelly Upbeat In Return To Host Charitable Golf Tourney

Jim Kelly is upbeat now that the Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback is back where he belongs.

06/01/2015

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Deceased County Council Member Sends Final Letter To Her Constituents

The late County Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko of Regent Square was a fighter for her causes, like opposing posting the motto ‘In God We Trust’ in council chambers because it was offensive to some.

05/08/2015

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Officials Confirm Cancer In Smallmouth Bass In Pa. River

Biologists are confirming the first case of cancer in a smallmouth bass caught in the Susquehanna River.

05/05/2015

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Scotty McCreery Helping Support the American Cancer Society

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio1020 KDKA) – American Idol Season 10 Winner and “See You Tonight” singer, Scotty McCreery, is doing what he can to help give cancer the boot. The American Cancer Society works very hard to […]

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State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical Marijuana

Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.

04/29/2015

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed

Angelina 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.

03/24/2015

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New Technology Helping To Treat Brain Tumors

Treating brain tumors can be difficult, especially if they’re rare or are in a particularly complicated part of the brain. Now, a combination of technologies is helping to map out a better treatment.

03/23/2015

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Local Lumber Liquidators Customers Worried After Report Links Flooring To Health Concerns

Meghan Lopresti’s husband, Robert, was putting in the final core boards of their new laminate wood floor Sunday night when her dad called and told her to turn on “60 Minutes.”

03/06/2015

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Local Marine Veteran Meets FDNY Firefighter Who Saved His Life

It was an unforgettable day for a Pittsburgh veteran.

03/04/2015

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Point Park University Women’s Basketball Team Helping Boy Battling Cancer

Two basketball teams battled it out on the court Wednesday night, but the focus wasn’t on the game. The players and fans were doing something special for a 2-year-old boy who is battling cancer.

02/18/2015

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