University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

News

In the Media

Below are recent stories in the news about the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and the UPMC CancerCenter. The links listed will take you to the original media articles. If you are unable to access an article, please email Jennifer C. Yates for a copy of the story.

Doctors and Survivor Discuss Status of Helping Pancreatic Cancer Victims

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
July 31, 2014

In Defense Of Prostate Cancer Screening

Source: Forbes.com
July 17, 2014

UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
July 9, 2014

Molecule in broccoli sprouts removes toxic pollutants from body

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2014

Quick-acting protein could be used to fight viral infections

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 30, 2014

Five Things You Missed, June 28

Source: The Atlantic LIVE
June 29, 2014

Breast Cancer Breakthrough? 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

Source: NBCNews.com
June 24, 2014

Flu and other viral infections could be stopped by boosting natural protein

Source: FoxNews.com
June 12, 2014

Pitt researchers find way to enhance viral protection

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
June 12, 2014

Single Protein could Boost Body’s Ability to Fight Viral Infections

Source: Counsel & Heal
June 12, 2014

Viral Infections Ranging From The Flu To Hepatitis C Could Be Prevented By Protein Found Naturally In The Human Body

Source: Medical Daily
June 12, 2014

Viral infections, including flu, could be inhibited by naturally occurring protein

Source: MedicalExpress
June 12, 2014

Children's Hospital, Lemieux charities to team on youth lymphoma center

Source: TribLIVE
June 3, 2014

Pitt researchers identify breast cancer treatment drug

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
June 3, 2014

Doctors worry cancer terminology contributes to overtreatment

Source: TribLIVE
June 1, 2014

Hope grows at annual cancer survivors picnic

Source: Herald-Mail Media
June 1, 2014

Meritus Health, UPMC Affiliate for Cancer Services

Source: Becker's Healthcare
May 30, 2014

ASCO Develops New Strategy to Increase Value in Cancer Care

Source: The ASCO Post
May 15, 2014

Cancer Institute gets grants worth nearly $10M

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
April 25, 2014

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: 'Wrapped In Love'

Source: WPXI.com
April 25, 2014

Bridgeville woman hopes to inspire others

Source: observer-reporter.com
April 10, 2014

Genetic testing beneficial in melanoma treatment

Source: ScienceDaily
April 4, 2014

Shaler man runs for charity

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 3, 2014

Breast-Sparing Tops Mastectomy in New Analysis

Source: MedPage Today
March 20, 2014

Local dispatch: With Bruce's music, she fought through diagnosis of 'Big C'

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 18, 2014

Can a Capsule Camera Replace the Colonoscopy?

Source: WESA
March 10, 2014

Health research at state's universities at risk if tobacco settlement funds axed

Source: TribLIVE
March 8, 2014

National expert tells Pittsburgh providers to expect a cost crisis in cancer care

Source: TribLIVE
March 8, 2014

New colon cancer tests helpful, but colonoscopy called best

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 24, 2014

Pittsburgh comedian is finding strength in dark humor of cancer battle

Source: TribLIVE
February 24, 2014

Strapped Scientists Abandon Research and Students

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education
February 24, 2014

New treatment to fight leukemia shows promise

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 19, 2014

Treatments For Ewing’s Sarcoma, Metastatic Breast Cancer & Leukemia Being Repurposed To Treat Drug-Resistant GISTs

Source: BioNews Texas
February 17, 2014

Charity needs help granting mother’s dying wish: To take kids to Disney World

Source: WPXI
February 13, 2014

Johns Hopkins deal could intensify W.Pa. cancer care competition with UPMC

Source: TribLIVE
February 13, 2014

'Angelina effect' led to increased awarness, not understanding of BRCA

Source: Times Online
February 11, 2014

Pitt researchers author study on oncogenes, combat cancer progression

Source: The Pitt News
February 11, 2014

Cohon, Nordenberg lead winners of Carnegie Science Awards for universities' collaboration

Source: TribLIVE
January 30, 2014

Children's doctor shares research award

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 28, 2014

UPMC Treats Cancer Patients with New CyberKnife® System

Source: gantdaily.com
January 28, 2014

Treatments offer promise for breast cancer patients

Source: TribLIVE
January 18, 2014

50 years after Surgeon General's warning, smoke still clearing

Source: TribLIVE
January 17, 2014

Head and neck cancer: mutation 'triggers cancer-causing gene'

Source: MNT
January 8, 2014

Pitt Study Finds Mechanism for Increased Activity of Oncogene in Head and Neck Cancers

Source: gantdaily.com
January 8, 2014

HOT TOPICS 2014: Breast Cancer 1

Source: MedPage Today
January 6, 2014

Pitt researchers get $1.5 million grant to study cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 6, 2014

Pitt Researchers Awarded More than $1 Million by NIH to Study New Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Source: PressZoom.com
January 2, 2014

Certain advanced breast cancer patients may benefit from surgery before other treatment, study finds

Source: Medical Xpress
December 12, 2013

Studies say some cancer treatments can be skipped

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 11, 2013

Drug company buys Duquesne profrossor's cancer research

Source: TribLIVE
December 5, 2013

Improving cancer patients' diets

Source: The Boston Globe
December 2, 2013

Woiner Foundation gives $30,000 to melanoma, pancreatic cancer research

Source: wpxi.com
December 2, 2013

Erie area man in clinical trial for melanoma drugs

Source: GoErie.com
November 25, 2013

New Cancer Technology at UPMC Altoona

Source: weareCentralPA.com
November 21, 2013

Center Unites Docs in Cancer Fight

Source: Herald Star
November 18, 2013

Pitt team aims to change tissue microenvironment to fend off cancerous tumors

Source: Medical Xpress
November 18, 2013

The Act of Puking: Sketches from the International Vomiting Conference

Source: vice.com
November 11, 2013

UPMC lung cancer researcher awarded grant

Source: TribLIVE
November 9, 2013

UPMC among 7 facilities in nation using advanced gene technology in cancer fight

Source: TribLIVE
November 2, 2013

Breast cancer survivors inspire artwork

Source: WTAE
October 29, 2013

Casey warns of lost jobs, funding in Pa. because of federal budget cuts

Source: TribLIVE
October 29, 2013

Newsmaker: Dr. Kurt Weiss

Source: TribLIVE
October 24, 2013

Officials Discuss Integrative Cancer Wellness Fair

Source: KDKA.com
October 15, 2013

Noninvasive breast disease divides cancer experts

Source: TribLIVE
October 12, 2013

$11M grant helps UPMC continue fight against ovarian cancer

Source: WPXI.com
October 9, 2013

$11 million grant given to fight ovarian cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 8, 2013

Electric Water Droplets and a Secret to Long Life (in Rats, Anyway)

Source: New York Times
October 7, 2013

Medical mysteries of nausea to be topic of forum in Pittsburgh

Source: TribLIVE
October 7, 2013

Roswell confirms $11M ovarian cancer grant

Source: Buffalo Business First
October 7, 2013

Roswell Park Cancer Institute receives $11 million SPORE grant

Source: YNN Buffalo
October 7, 2013

UPCI to share $11 million cancer grant

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
October 7, 2013

Government Shutdown Halts Scientific Research Projects Across The Country

Source: Huffington Post
October 4, 2013

Roswell Park, University of Pittsburgh receive SPORE grant for ovarian cancer research

Source: HemOnc Today
October 2, 2013

Pitt Study: Robotics Improve Treatment For Head And Neck Cancers

Source: WESA
September 30, 2013

UPCI Oncologist Teams with RPCI in $11M Grant for Ovarian Cancer Study

Source: wkbw.com Channel 7 Eyewitness News
September 27, 2013

Annual gifts keep cancer victim's memory alive

Source: Observer-Reporter
September 24, 2013

New Approaches to ER+ Breast Cancer

Source: Targeted Oncology
September 23, 2013

The Power Of Patient-Centered Technology

Source: Healthcare Technology Online
September 11, 2013

How UPMC Plays To Win In Healthcare IT

Source: InformationWeek
September 9, 2013

Drug makes PSA screening test more reliable

Source: USA Today
August 14, 2013