Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition Awards Two Researchers $100K In GrantsEvery year there are more breast cancer survivors, thanks in part to research being done here in Pittsburgh.
Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
Scientists Say 'Amazing' Breakthrough May Help Cure Breast CancerScientists say they have discovered an "absolutely amazing" new treatment which may cure the most resistant forms of cancer.
New 3D Technique Helping To Diagnose Breast Cancer In Some WomenThere is a new technique helping to diagnose breast cancer. It's called automated breast ultrasound -- ABUS, for short.
Pittsburgh Comes In Third In Nationwide Breast Cancer FundraiserSeventeen Pittsburgh men were able to raise almost $180,000 for the American Cancer Society's "Real Men Wear Pink" fundraiser during the month of October.
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?
Home Of Hope Helping Breast Cancer Patients During Difficult TimeA breast cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age, but for younger women, it's especially difficult - dealing with treatments and keeping up with normal, everyday stresses.
Having 'Dense Breasts' Could Require Additional Cancer ScreeningsForty percent of women have dense breasts, which could hide small abnormalities on a mammogram.
DeAngelo Williams Foundation Funds Free Mammograms In North CarolinaThe DeAngelo Williams Foundation sponsored a number of mammograms for low income and uninsured women in Charlotte, North Carolina, Saturday.
Thousands Participate In Pittsburgh Race For The CureThis year, 20,000 people took part in the Pittsburgh Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.
Researchers Find More Breast Cancer Patients Opting For MastectomyEven with widespread availability of breast conserving treatments for breast cancer, more and more women are opting for mastectomy or surgical removal of the breast.
Local Woman Tries New Approach To Removing Cancerous TissueWhen cancer keeps coming back, sometimes doctors have to take drastic measures.