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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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Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.

07/22/2014

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New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.

07/22/2014

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UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

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3-D Mammograms Could Make Catching Cancer A Bit Easier

Jennifer Hoeft is no stranger to breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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“Connor’s Cure” Raising Money For Pediatric Brain, Spinal Cancer

A local child’s brave battle against cancer inspired a new charity, with some professional wrestling star power behind it.

06/23/2014

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Woman Whose Dying Wish Was To Visit Disney World Passes Away

Jhanay Harber has died after fighting a battle against breast cancer.

06/16/2014

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Local Church Featured In New Blockbuster Throws Premiere Party

Red Carpet. Cameras. Fancy Dresses. It was a movie gala Mount Lebanon-style.

06/05/2014

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Penguins’ Superfan Loses Battle With Cancer

The Penguins and their fan base are mourning a beloved and well-known superfan.

06/05/2014

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Elementary School Remembers Boy Who Lost Brave Fight With Cancer

He passed away just over a month ago, but a very brave Hampton Township boy is living on through memories and stories.

06/05/2014

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Teacher Raises Money, Shaves Head To Support Those Battling Cancer

One teacher in Butler County wanted to show his students how his sister’s battle with cancer has touched his life.

06/05/2014

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Lemieux Foundation, Children’s Hospital Team Up On New Lymphoma Center

The Mario Lemieux Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have teamed up to announce a new youth lymphoma center.

06/04/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Thousands Pack Schenley Park For Annual ‘Race For The Cure’

Thousands of people packed Schenley Park for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sunday morning.

05/11/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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