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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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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

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