Pennsylvania To Spend $3M To Study Possible Link Between Fracking And Spike In Childhood CancerPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health impacts of the natural gas industry.
'Watching And Waiting' Trial Eliminates Surgery For Some Breast Cancer PatientsDoctors are working on a new way to treat breast cancer that does not include surgery, hoping it could be a better option for many patients.
Southwestern Pa. Families Demand Gov. Wolf's Administration Investigate Rare Childhood CancerThe families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer confronted Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday over what they called his administration’s insufficient response to a health crisis they blame on pollution from the shale gas industry.
Bethel Park High School QB Who Beat Stage Four Cancer Returns To FieldEven at a young age, it was apparent Anthony Chiccitt's life would revolve around athletics.
'The 10 Percent Club': Researchers Try To Determine Why Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients Outlive The OddsSix years ago, Kathy Miller had severe pain in her back. She thought it was her gallbladder.
Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Claiming Pesticide Chemicals Caused Man's LeukemiaThe state Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides Wednesday at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on whether some common pesticides caused a local man to die from cancer.
New Cancer Vaccine Shows Shows Early Promise In Human Clinical TrialsDoctors say a new vaccine undergoing clinical trials at the Mayo Clinic has effectively removed cancer cells, providing new hope for cancer survivors. Lee Mercker was the first to participate in the clinical trial. In March, she was shocked to learn she had breast cancer.
Kites Take Flight For Childhood Cancer FundraiserThe 6th annual Kites Take Flight For Childhood Cancer event was held Saturday at Montour High School.
Beaver County Native Leaves Behind Touching Legacy For Her Students In ObituaryA Beaver County native who recently lost her battle with cancer is leaving behind a legacy for her students in Erie.
South Buffalo VFD Raises Thousands For Little Girl Battling CancerA volunteer fire department in Armstrong County held quite a fundraiser for a little girl battling cancer.
CVS Pulls Zantac, Similar Heartburn Medications Off Shelves Due To Cancer ConcernsCVS Pharmacy has stopped selling Zantac, as well as its generic version of the heartburn medication, over concerns that they might contain a substance that could cause cancer.