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Get Marty: Couple Needs Help Getting Cancer Drug

A major shortage of a critical cancer treatment drug led a local couple the KDKA’S Get Marty.

11/24/2014

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Maatta To Play Against Montreal, 2 Weeks After Surgery

Two weeks after having surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, Olli Maatta will return to the lineup tonight.

11/18/2014

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Police: Man Conned Woman For $15K With Cancer Tale

State police say a western Pennsylvania man who befriended a woman at a harness racing track two years ago has since conned her out of $15,000 by pretending he had cancer.

11/13/2014

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Get Marty: Woman Fighting Cancer Gets Help Heating Her Home

A Leechburg woman fighting two battles reached out to KDKA-TV and Get Marty.

11/12/2014

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New Cancer Treatments Giving Hope To Patients

Mark Taylor was only 38 years old when he was diagnosed with cancer.

10/27/2014

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Mt. Lebanon Parents Raise Health Concerns About Synthetic Turf

Earth movers are busily clearing away the natural surface of a couple of ball fields in Mount Lebanon’s municipal park.

10/24/2014

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‘Green Glow’ May Help Find Once Invisible Cancer Cells

When it comes to treating some cancers, one of the toughest things after a procedure is making sure all the cancer cells are gone.

10/14/2014

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Get Marty: Family Loses All Videos, Photos Of Daughter Taken By Cancer

A Clairton family desperate to recapture lost memories reached out to KDKA and Get Marty.

10/10/2014

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Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer “Vague, Subtle”

Doris Haropulos is fighting for her life. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer last year after months of feeling bloated and nauseous.

09/19/2014

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Pitt Study Giving New Hope In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.

09/16/2014

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Are Cell Phones Really Giving Us Cancer?

Chris Moore spoke with Dr. Devra Davis about the dangers of cell phone radiation over the weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2014

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Layoff Letter To Cancer Stricken Employee Sparks Outrage

A letter from a Beaver County oral surgeon effectively laying off an employee with cancer is sparking social media outrage.

09/11/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Doctors: HOF QB Jim Kelly Has No Evidence Of Cancer

Pittsburgh native and Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills’ quarterback Jim Kelly is reportedly cancer free.

08/20/2014

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CDC: More Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The government is reporting an increase in teenage girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine – but it’s not much of a bump.

07/24/2014

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