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Doctors Finding Increased Risk To Other Diseases In Psoriasis Patients

Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.

03/04/2014

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Woman Gets Dying Wish To Take Family To Disney World

A family is on its way to Disney World thanks to the generosity of a local organization.

02/21/2014

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Mt. Lebanon H.S. Student Passing Out Ribbons For Cancer Awareness Week

This is Cancer Awareness Week, and a Mount Lebanon High School senior takes it seriously.

02/06/2014

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Johns Hopkins Teaming Up With Allegheny Health Network

The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.

01/24/2014

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Radioactive Seeds Making Surgery More Efficient For Breast Cancer Patients

Doctors say radioactive seeds are making surgery more efficient for women with a small breast tumor.

01/15/2014

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ESPN Grants Boy’s Final Wish

A little boy’s dying wish has now come true.

01/15/2014

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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

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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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