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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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Little Girl Battling Cancer Gets Prom Princess Wish

At just 8-years-old, Nevaeh Griffin had the chance to experience prom.

02/07/2015

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Local Boy Loses Mother To Cancer, Now Raising Awareness In Her Memory

Last year, Lisa Elaine Gallagher succumbed to brain cancer. Before she passed, the last thing she gave her 14-year-old son, Jack, was a pair of shoes endorsed by his favorite baseball player – L.A. Clippers basketball star Chris Paul.

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Hundreds Of Police Officers Attend Bethel Park Boy’s Funeral

A young boy from Bethel Park, who lost his battle with a rare form of brain cancer, was laid to rest this morning.

01/26/2015

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Huge Turnout Of Law Enforcement Expected At Bethel Park Boy’s Funeral

A tremendous outpouring of support from local law enforcement is expected at the funeral of a Bethel Park boy whose dream was to become a police officer.

01/22/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photographer Lori Sperling)

Bethel Park Boy Dies After Brave Battle With Cancer

A little boy, who captured the heart of the entire city during his battle with a rare disease, has died.

01/21/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

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Monroeville Teen Gives $5K In Bar Mitzvah Money To Girl With Cancer

A Monroeville teen used his bar mitzvah money to help out another teen fighting a brain tumor.

12/04/2014

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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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