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Dec 11, 2013
Certain Advanced Breast Cancer Patients May Benefit From Surgery Before Other Treatment, UPMC-Advised Study Finds
Nov 18, 2013
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Continues Support of Pitt Investigators with New Funding for Personalized Medicine Research
Nov 12, 2013
NCI Renews SPORE Grant of More than $12 Million for Melanoma, Skin Cancer Research at UPCI
Oct 16, 2013
Unusual Combination Therapy Shows Promise for Preventing Prostate Cancer, UPCI Researchers Find
Oct 10, 2013
QVC Presents 'FFANY Shoes on Sale' to Benefit UPCI Cancer Research
Oct 07, 2013
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Roswell Park Cancer Institute Awarded $11 Million to Fight Ovarian Cancer
Oct 02, 2013
UPMC CancerCenter at UPMC Mercy to Receive 2013 Ford 'Warriors in Pink' Quilt
Oct 01, 2013
‘Science 2013—Convergence’ Celebrates Exceptional Researchers, Innovative Technology
Sep 30, 2013
Next Generation Sequencing Test Developed at UPMC Improves Detection of Thyroid Cancer, Reduces Unnecessary Surgeries
Sep 19, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers Participate in 5th Annual Healthy Cooking Demo for Magee Breast Cancer Survivors
Sep 04, 2013
13th Annual ‘Run/Walk to Break the Silence On Ovarian Cancer’ Aims to Raise Awareness, Celebrate Survivors and Remember Loved Ones
Aug 27, 2013
African-American Women Less Likely To Receive HPV Vaccine than Whites, Even with Access to Health Care, Pitt Study Finds
Aug 16, 2013
UPCI Oncologist Recognized for Lung Cancer Research that Promises New Therapies
Aug 13, 2013
UPMC Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program Re-Accredited by FACT
Aug 06, 2013
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute International Academy Scholars Present Projects
Aug 01, 2013
UPCI Researchers Target 'Cell Sleep' to Lower Chances of Cancer Recurrence
Jul 19, 2013
FFANY, QVC Present $200,000 from Shoe Sales to UPCI Cancer Research
Jul 08, 2013
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Performs First 3-D Guided Breast Biopsy in U.S.
Jun 19, 2013
UPMC’S ‘Big Data’ Technology Shows Promise in Breast Cancer Research
Jun 04, 2013
Pitt Researchers Present Latest Cancer Findings at American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting
May 24, 2013
Pitt Researchers Find No Increase in Brain Cancer Related to Working at Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Plant
May 10, 2013
UPCI Researchers Awarded Grants from Melanoma Research Alliance to Help Advance Treatment for Fast-Growing Skin Cancer
Apr 09, 2013
UPCI Researchers Present Early Findings of Cancer Studies at AACR Annual Meeting
Mar 11, 2013
Cervical Cancer Patients More Likely to Survive if Treated at High-Volume Medical Facilities
Mar 04, 2013
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Study Shows Increase in Liver Transplantation for Hepatoblastoma
Feb 04, 2013
Pitt Cancer Institute Researchers Reveal Mechanism to Halt Cancer Cell Growth, Discover Potential Cancer Therapy
Jan 22, 2013
UPMC CancerCenter Now Largest Accredited Cancer Network in U.S. For Radiation Oncology
Jan 16, 2013
Inaccurate Diagnoses of Melanoma by Smartphone Apps Could Delay Doctor Visits, Life-Saving Treatment
Jan 15, 2013
UPMC Brings Most Advanced Radiosurgery to Cancer Patients in Rome
Jan 07, 2013
Pitt Vaccine Triggers Immunity to Prevent Colon Cancer
Jan 04, 2013
Jeremy M. Berg, Ph.D., Named Director of New Institute for Personalized Medicine
Dec 18, 2012
New Mario Lemieux Center for Blood Cancers Brings Patient Comfort, Cutting-Edge Technology and Research Together
Dec 14, 2012
Pitt Cancer Institute Finds New Targets for Drugs to Defeat Aggressive Brain Tumor
Nov 25, 2012
Ultrasound Could Offer Affordable, Accessible Breast Cancer Screening
Nov 01, 2012
Male Fertility Can Be Restored After Cancer Treatment, Says Pitt Team
Oct 12, 2012
UPMC Surgical Oncologist Named 2012 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Investigator
Oct 01, 2012
UPMC Fosters ‘Personalized Medicine’ with $100 Million Investment in Sophisticated Data Warehouse and Analytics
Sep 06, 2012
University of Pittsburgh Receives Two $1 Million Gifts for Endowed Chairs from The Pittsburgh Foundation
Aug 27, 2012
Sperm Precursor Cells Made in the Lab Could One Day Restore Male Fertility, Says Pitt Team
Aug 23, 2012
GIST Cancer Research Fund Supports UPCI Gastrointestinal Cancer Research for 7th Year in a Row
Aug 20, 2012
UPMC and Beckwith Institute Join National Effort to Help Health Care Providers Honor Patients' Wishes for End-of-Life Care
Aug 10, 2012
Pitt Cancer Institute Researchers Say Decoy Shows Promise as Cancer-Fighter in Novel Phase 0 Trial
Jul 16, 2012
Study Led by Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Expert Shows Improved Clinical Trial Enrollment in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Patients
Jul 10, 2012
Second Annual Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma Run-Walk Set For July 14
Jul 09, 2012
UPMC to Assist Kazakhstan in Creating National Center for Cancer Care and Research
Jun 19, 2012
Aging Slowed in Mouse Model by Blocking Key Protein, Pitt Researchers Say
Jun 19, 2012
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Brain Care Institute Receives Prestigious Award for First-of-its-kind Study of Peptide Vaccine
Jun 14, 2012
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Chief Appointed President of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Jun 04, 2012
Pitt Scientists Find Treatment Doubles Survival in Patients with Skin Cancer That Has Spread to Brain
May 23, 2012
Robotic-Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery Drives Up Costs, Despite Little Evidence of Better Outcomes for Patients, UPMC Study Finds
May 16, 2012
UPMC CancerCenter Recognized for Quality Cancer Care from Largest Oncology Society in United States
May 09, 2012
Pitt/UPCI Team Uses Genomics to Identify a Molecular-based Treatment for a Viral Skin Cancer
May 08, 2012
Genome Variation in Prostate Tumors and Blood Samples Could Help Predict Disease Progression, Says Pitt Team
Apr 03, 2012
UPCI, Pitt Researchers Build Mouse Model to Evaluate Compounds to Protect Against Radiation Exposure
Apr 02, 2012
First-of-its-kind Study of Peptide Vaccine by Pittsburgh Researchers Shows Evidence of Immunological Response in Children with Gliomas
Apr 02, 2012
UPCI, Pitt Researchers Gain Better Understanding of Radiation-Mitigator Drug
Feb 10, 2012
UPCI Summer Academy Receives Grant to Expand Research Program for Minority High School Students
Feb 08, 2012
UPMC Ovarian Cancer Symposium Unites Physicians, Researchers, Patients May 10-11
Jan 30, 2012
More than Half of Hookah Tobacco Websites Don’t Include the Word “Tobacco,” Pitt–led Study Finds
Jan 27, 2012
Pitt Team Finds Protein That Keeps Balance Between Tumor Cell Growth and Suppression
Dec 12, 2011
Patients with Rare Bleeding Disorder Could Benefit from Modest Doses of Anti-Inflammatory Drug, Pitt Study finds
Dec 12, 2011
Treatment Combination Offers New Option for Patients with Advanced Multiple Myeloma, UPCI Researchers Find
Dec 10, 2011
Preventive Use of Blood Thinners by Cancer Patients Could Save Lives and Cut Costs, Pitt Study Finds
Nov 18, 2011
UPMC Physician Will Receive the First Annual Moore Memorial Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Nov 14, 2011
University of Pittsburgh Recruits Renowned Cancer Epidemiologist
Oct 28, 2011
Ford "Warriors in Pink" Quilt Presented to UPMC CancerCenter at UPMC Passavant
Oct 27, 2011
UPMC To Build $300 Million Center for Innovative Science
Oct 20, 2011
Hillman Cancer Center Gala Celebrates A Future Without Cancer
Oct 19, 2011
PNC, UPCI Award First-Ever Director's Distinguished Scholar Award
Oct 05, 2011
Experimental Drug Could Help Cancer Patients with Radiation-induced Esophagitis, UPCI Researchers Find
Oct 05, 2011
Online Auditing of Radiation Oncologists Encourages Use of Evidence-Based Clinical Pathways, UPMC Study Finds
Oct 05, 2011
Two Distinguished Researchers to Receive Scholar Awards at Pitt Ceremonies
Oct 03, 2011
Experimental Drug Could Protect Some Cancer Patients from Radiation Side Effects, UPCI Researchers Find
Oct 03, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers to Participate in Healthy Cooking Demo for Magee Breast Cancer Survivors
Sep 28, 2011
Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Screening Technology Available to Patients at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Aug 31, 2011
Cancer Patient Education Network Honors UPMC CancerCenter Education Director
Aug 17, 2011
UPMC CancerCenter Announces New Associate Director of Adult Neuro-Oncology Program
Aug 15, 2011
UPCI Team Finds Key Oncoprotein in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Jul 28, 2011
Convergence in Head and Neck Cancer: Centers Collaborate to Reveal Unexpected Genetic Mutations
Jul 25, 2011
Leading Lung Cancer Researcher Named to Key Posts at Pitt and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute