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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.

Breast cancer drug shows promising results

Source: The Globe and Mail
April 6, 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

Sen. Casey: Congress cannot allow budget fight to affect medical research

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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

3-D breast biopsies offer new hope in fight against cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 15, 2013

First 3D guided biopsy done at Magee

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
July 12, 2013

Angelina Jolie's Message Important for African American Women

Source: Inside Life Changing Medicine blog
July 10, 2013

Miles 2 Give Raising Money For Sarcoma Research

Source: kdka.com
July 5, 2013

Pitt's Cancer Institute joins consortium to develop cancer vaccine

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
July 5, 2013

Amid BRCA fears, doctors say remove ovaries, not breasts

Source: Today:Health
July 3, 2013

Could big data beat breast cancer?

Source: HealthcareITNews
June 20, 2013

UPMC data warehouse allows integration of clinical, genomic data

Source: FierceHealthIT
June 20, 2013

Molecular differences in cancers found in UPMC’s ‘big data’ results

Source: TribLIVE News
June 15, 2013

First Person / No longer dead: They told me I was dying; then I met Dr. Bartlett

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 8, 2013

Pittsburgh charity bike ride to raise money for melanoma, pancreatic cancer

Source: WPXI.com
June 7, 2013

Actress Angelina Jolie praised for openly discussing preventive mastectomy

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 15, 2013

Voluntary mastectomies to reduce breast cancer risk becoming more common

Source: TribLIVE News
May 15, 2013

Angelina Jolie And The Rise Of Preventive Mastectomies

Source: NPR
May 14, 2013

Angelina Jolie applauded for going public with double mastectomy

Source: WTAE.com
May 14, 2013

Angelina Jolie's Breast Cancer-Preventing Move May Be Too Costly For Most Women

Source: Huffington Post
May 14, 2013

Belle Vernon mom savors each day despite uncertain future

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 12, 2013

Cancer not patients' only burden in tough economic times

Source: TribLIVE News
May 10, 2013

Why I Run: Local physician helps fund cancer research

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 2, 2013