Nurses Developing Virtual Reality Program To Help Patients Escape During Chemo TreatmentsChemotherapy: a dreaded reality for almost every person diagnosed with cancer.
Local Doctors Offer Alternative Treatment For Pancreatic CancerJackie Lapisardi was one of the lucky ones.
World Cancer Day Marks 20th AnniversaryWorld Cancer Day has been recognized every Feb. 4 since the start of the millennium.
New Technique Looks Inside Pancreatic Cysts To Help Determine If Surgery Is NecessaryMike Richter has had three bouts with cancer: lymphoma, prostate and the most recent one -- pancreatic.
Preschoolers Raise $10,000 For Classmate Battling Rare Brain CancerPreschoolers in Northern California raised more than $10,000 from a hot cocoa stand for one of their classmates who is battling a rare brain cancer.
Popular Heartburn Medications That Might Cause Cancer Being RecalledMore common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer.
Pitt Women's Basketball Player Kyla Nelson Plays 13 Minutes In First Game Since Cancer DiagnosisPitt women's basketball player Kyla Nelson played in her first game since being diagnosed with cancer.
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.