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(Photo Courtesy: Eddie Buggs' Family)

Family Launches Campaign To Fulfill Wish Of Boy Who Lost Battle With Cancer

Eddie Buggs was the kind of moniker any play-by-play guy would love.

01/10/2014

(Photo Credit: Pawling Family/ West Mifflin Police Department)

Local Police Departments Rallying Around Officer Fighting Cancer

Hundreds are rallying around a local police officer battling an aggressive form of cancer.

01/09/2014

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New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast Cancer

Susan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.

12/13/2013

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Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. Girl

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

12/07/2013

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Boy Ready To Return Home After Liver Transplant At Children’s Hospital

Even tethered to the IV pole in his hospital room, Luke Lehue has all the moves playing pick-up hockey with a couple of pretty physical therapists.

12/06/2013

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Duquesne University Doctor Develops New Cancer Treatment

It’s being called the first of its kind.

12/05/2013

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New Study Shows Allegheny Co. Residents Have Higher Cancer Risk

Residents of Allegheny County have twice the cancer risk of those living in surrounding counties, according to a study from the Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

11/22/2013

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Pittsburgh Region Cancer Risk Is Among Highest In The Nation

Pittsburgh region has cancer risk among the highest in the nation caused by hazardous air pollution.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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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 Author Kenna Marroitt Shares Daughter’s Battle

Kenna Marriott author of “Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda – A Mothers Journey Through Her Daughters Seven Year Battle With Cancer,” joined Larry and John to explain her daughter Jeannine’s battle with cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/21/2013

Local Teen Fighting Cancer Gets Bedroom Makeover

A surprise home makeover for a deserving teenager.

10/19/2013

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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Neighbors: Ex-Cop Killed In W. Va. Courthouse Shooting Had Cancer

Neighbors of a former police officer who fired at a federal courthouse in West Virginia before being killed say the man had recently revealed he had cancer.

10/10/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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Kiski Area High School Jams The Gym For Cause Close To Community’s Heart

Ellen Toy was not about to miss this. Even after receiving chemotherapy treatment for hours that morning. Even after having to carry a portable chemo unit. Nothing was going to keep her away, from Jamming the Gym.

09/05/2013

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