Study: Majority Of Melanomas Come From New Moles
When it comes to skin cancer, melanoma is less common than other types, but it’s much more aggressive. That’s why it’s important to keep an eye on your skin, especially when you see a new mole form; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.

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Simple Blood Test Could Determine If Survivor's Cancer Will ReturnFor cancer survivors, one of the biggest concerns is will the cancer come back? Now, a simple blood test could provide that answer; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Pittsburgh-Area Woman With Extremely Rare Cancer Doing Well After TreatmentWhen a local woman got a cancer so rare that fewer than 100 people in the entire world are diagnosed with it, she feared the worst; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Doctor Continues To Help Addicts While Battling Rare CancerA man who spent decades helping addicts find their way to sober living in the Pittsburgh area is now fighting his own battle against cancer; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.
Study: Majority Of Melanomas Come From New MolesWhen it comes to skin cancer, melanoma is less common than other types, but it’s much more aggressive. That’s why it’s important to keep an eye on your skin, especially when you see a new mole form; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
At-Home Test Can Help Determine Breast Cancer RiskOne out of every eight women will develop breast cancer in the course of her lifetime. But what if you could take a test in the privacy of your home that would tell you the likelihood of YOU being that one?; KDKA's Lynne Hayes-Freeland reports.
New Tool Helps Detect Skin Cancer, Improves Identification AccuracyHas skin cancer finally met its match? There's a new tool to help identify skin cancer; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.

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1 Firefighter Injured While Battling Irwin BlazeOne firefighter was being treated at a local hospital after a fire early Wednesday morning in Irwin, Westmoreland County.
Police: Suspect Says Shooting In Wendy’s Was ‘Self-Defense’Police have identified the suspect wanted in the shooting inside the Wendy’s in Edgewood Towne Centre that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition.

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Simple Blood Test Could Determine If Survivor's Cancer Will ReturnFor cancer survivors, one of the biggest concerns is will the cancer come back? Now, a simple blood test could provide that answer; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Worried About Catching The Flu? Doctors Answer Some Of Your Most Pressing QuestionsMany states have been seeing widespread flu activity, and now Pennsylvania has joined in. If you're worried about it, here are the answers to some of the questions you may have; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
New Migraine-Specific Treatments Giving Patients ReliefFor some people with migraine headaches, relief can be hard to get, so new, migraine-specific treatments are on their way; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.

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Wild Turkey Both A Celebrity, Nuisance In Washington Co.A wild turkey is attracting quite a bit of attention in Washington County; KDKA's David Highfield reports.
New Details Emerging In Shooting At Wendy'sPolice are trying to track down the suspect in Monday night's shooting at the Wendy's in Edgewood Towne Centre; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
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KDKA-TV Top Stories (1/24)Here’s a look at some of today’s top stories.
1 Firefighter Injured While Battling Irwin BlazeOne firefighter was being treated at a local hospital after a fire early Wednesday morning in Irwin, Westmoreland County.

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