UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Media Coverage

Below are recent stories in the news about UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. The links listed will take you to the original media articles. If you are unable to access an article, please email Wendy Zellner for a copy of the story.

UPMC takes over Whitfield

Source: Waterford Today
May 30, 2018

Melanoma 'down there': Why skin cancer can develop in places not exposed to the sun

Source: Today
May 29, 2018

Erie hospitals plan next change in cancer care

Source: Go Erie
May 28, 2018

Tattoos can be final step for women dealing with mastectomies, reconstructive surgery

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
May 28, 2018

Be Warned, These Pills Are Definitely Not A Replacement For Sunscreen

Source: Buzzfeed
May 23, 2018

Ellwood Citys Club Hope Foundation gets a home

Source: Ellwood City Ledger
May 23, 2018

AACR Ventures into New Cancer Research Funding Model

Source: Medpage Today
May 22, 2018

Colon cancer risk depends on polyp type found during colonoscopy

Source: Healio
May 15, 2018

FDA Approves Biosimilar to Treat Chemotherapy-Related Anemia

Source: Cure Today
May 15, 2018

Immunotherapy Offers Survival and Quality-of-Life Benefits in Head and Neck Cancer

Source: Cure Today
May 15, 2018

Cancer Vaccines Market Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast

Source: Pharmaceuticals News
May 14, 2018

Live Well, Be Healthy: Victory Bell donated to radiation patients

Source: The Times
May 14, 2018

Magee-Womens UPMC Hamot Showcases Medical Services for Women

Source: Erie News Now
May 13, 2018

To help her daughter, this mom is embracing her role as the first one through breast cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 13, 2018

Fighting Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Researching new breast cancer treatments

Source: WTAE
May 11, 2018

Before Summer, Heres What to Know About Getting Your Skin Checked

Source: Health Line
May 9, 2018

Diagnosing Skin Cancer via Smartphone

Source: Bioengineering Today
May 9, 2018

Should Black women get breast cancer screenings at age 30?

Source: Pittsburgh Courier
May 9, 2018

The tradition continues

Source: Steelers
May 9, 2018

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Monty the Therapy Dog

Source: WPXI
April 20, 2018

Dr. Ferris on the Updated Data from CheckMate-141 in Head and Neck Cancer

Source: Onc Live
April 19, 2018

Coloring out cancer: Students run for research

Source: The Pitt News
April 16, 2018

Earlier Conversations About Colorectal Cancer Can Lead to On-Time Screening

Source: Cure
April 16, 2018

Nivolumab confers significant OS benefit in recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Source: Healio
April 16, 2018

Dr. Brufsky Discusses Biosimilar Development and Approval

Source: Onc Live
April 9, 2018

Immunotherapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
April 9, 2018

Smartphone app, algorithm offer insights into symptom burden among chemotherapy-treated patients

Source: Healio
April 9, 2018

The Art Rooney Awards Dinner continues to be a Pittsburgh staple

Source: Steelers
April 9, 2018

Atlantic event sheds light on lung cancer: 'It had really come out of nowhere,' one survivor recalled

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
March 30, 2018

UPMC looks for other ways beyond government to fund medical breakthroughs

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
March 30, 2018

Doctors team up with hair salon to raise $5,000 for colon cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 29, 2018

Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition Awards Two Researchers $100K In Grants

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
March 29, 2018

Why some women may need cervical cancer screening even after age 65

Source: Today
March 29, 2018

Mall hosts giant inflatable colon for cancer awareness

Source: Daily Item
March 24, 2018

UPMC Hamot Offers Convenient Way to Screen for Colon Cancer

Source: Erie News Now
March 22, 2018

Cancer diagnostics company raises $2.5M in funding

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
March 21, 2018

Free colon cancer screening kits available tomorrow

Source: Your Erie
March 21, 2018

Doctors endorse counseling of some kids, young adults to prevent skin cancer

Source: Reuters
March 20, 2018

Younger Generation Encouraged to Get Tested Early for Colon Cancer

Source: PA Home Page
March 20, 2018

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Source: Whirl Magazine
March 1, 2018

Accurate telomere length test influences treatment decisions for certain diseases

Source: Science Daily
February 26, 2018

Texas Woman Warns Others After Loud MRI Permanently Damages Her Ears: 'I Live a Life of Misery'

Source: People
February 26, 2018

Bold research raises excitement for UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 23, 2018

Bon Secours Hospital to provide radiation treatment

Source: Irish Examiner
February 23, 2018

Novel Approach to Cancer Immunotherapy Shows Promise

Source: GEN
February 23, 2018

UPMC Hamot, Community Leaders Focus on the Future

Source: Erie News Now
February 22, 2018

UPMC, Highmark split fast approaching

Source: Your Erie
February 22, 2018

UPMC Susquehanna Cancer Center Welcomes New Oncologist

Source: North Central PA
February 20, 2018

9 Ways to Relieve Anxiety When You Have Metastatic NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer

Source: Everyday Health
February 19, 2018

The new UPMC Pitt research center is a big step

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 16, 2018

Pricing of Monoclonal Antibody Therapies: Higher If Used for Cancer?

Source: AJMC
February 14, 2018

Trib editorial: UPMC-Pitt immunotherapy center advances city's medical legacy

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 14, 2018

UPMC makes $200M investment in immunotherapy hub: 3 things to know

Source: Hospital CFO Report
February 14, 2018

Futuristic immunotherapy treatments are already in use

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 13, 2018

Less than 3 Percent of online radiology resources met readability guidelines in 2016

Source: Radiology Business
February 13, 2018

Pitt, UPMC announce $200 million for new immunotherapy center

Source: WPXI
February 13, 2018

Pitt, UPMC Teaming Up For New Immune Transplant & Therapy Center

Source: CBS News
February 13, 2018

Pittsburgh research giants unveil landmark $200M immunotherapy center to combat cancer and aging

Source: Geek Wire
February 13, 2018

UPMC to build invest $200M in immunology center in Pittsburgh

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
February 13, 2018

UPMC, Pitt announce new $200 million facility in Bloomfield

Source: WTAE
February 13, 2018

UPMC, Pitt announce new Immune Transplant and Therapy Center in Bloomfield

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 13, 2018

UPMC, Pitt to invest $200 million in immunotherapy research facility in Pittsburgh

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 13, 2018

UPMC researchers discover breast cancer mutation

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 8, 2018

UPMC's 3 new hospitals to have 'massive infusion of science and technology and innovation'

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
February 8, 2018

This Molecule Could Prevent Cancer Patients From Losing Their Lunch

Source: Gizmodo
February 7, 2018

A 3-D approach to stop cancer in its tracks

Source: Phys.org
February 4, 2018

Dr Adam Brufsky: Choosing a Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients

Source: AJMC
February 4, 2018

A 3-D approach to stop cancer in its tracks

Source: CMU Engineering
February 2, 2018

Study uncovers potential targets for treatment of aggressive triple-negative breast cancers

Source: News Medical Life Sciences
February 2, 2018

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center uses analytics to improve care quality with CMS Oncology Care Model

Source: Healthcare IT News
February 2, 2018

Breast cancer treatments can raise heart risks, doctors warn

Source: CNN
February 1, 2018

Erie hospitals to dissolve cancer center deal

Source: Go Erie
January 24, 2018

Regional Cancer Center Announces UPMC Hamot, Saint Vincent Will Expand Oncology Programs

Source: Erie News Now
January 24, 2018

Elsevier acquires Via Oncology, a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions for oncology professionals

Source: DOT Med
January 23, 2018

Precision Medicine: Fighting Breast Cancer on the Molecular Level

Source: Health News Digest
January 23, 2018

Surgery for Diverticulitis Confers Higher Hernia Risk Than Colorectal Cancer

Source: General Surgery News
January 23, 2018

Virus-trapping technology tested for cancer detection

Source: San Diego Union Tribute
January 23, 2018

Married cancer researchers share a life's passion

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 9, 2018

Medicaid Expansion Leads To Increase In Early Cancer Detection

Source: WESA
January 2, 2018

Pertuzumab and Other Agents Continue Progress in HER2 Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
January 2, 2018

Progress being made in future vaccines to prevent diseases

Source: CMR News
January 2, 2018

Questions and answers

Source: Observer Reporter
January 2, 2018

Symptom Tracking Via Smartphones and Fitbits May Improve Cancer Care

Source: Cure Today
December 29, 2017

States that adopted expanded Medicaid had increased early cancer diagnoses among patients, study finds

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 21, 2017

Smartphone app can monitor cancer patients recovery

Source: DOT Med
December 20, 2017

Walking after cancer surgery can reduce hospital readmission rates, Pitt-based study shows

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 19, 2017

New Uniontown cancer treatment center gives patients hope, more space

Source: Herald Standard
December 18, 2017

The Infection Connection

Source: Cure
December 16, 2017

Mechanism identified of impaired dendritic cell function that weakens response to cancer

Source: Drug Target Review
December 15, 2017

LifeX seeks to conquer cancer, Alzheimer's and more, right here in Pittsburgh

Source: NEXT Pittsburgh
December 13, 2017

Breast cancer symptoms to look out for

Source: Fox News
December 8, 2017

What you should know about birth control and breast cancer

Source: Popular Science
December 8, 2017

Why exercising on polluted city streets does more harm than good

Source: The Guardian
December 8, 2017

Dr. Brufsky on Implementing Pertuzumab in HER2 Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
December 7, 2017

A Fitbit could save your life Every 100 additional steps a cancer patient takes after surgery reduces their risk of hospital readmission by nearly 20 percent study reveals

Source: Daily Mail
December 6, 2017

Study reveals genetic differences in recurrent versus primary tumors

Source: Healio
December 6, 2017

New Immunotherapy for Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer Targets Novel Neoantigen

Source: UCSF
December 4, 2017

Will Foundation's FDA, CMS Nod Help Cancer DNA Tests Break Through?

Source: Exome
December 1, 2017

Kathleen Lokay Makes the Case for Cancer Treatment Pathways

Source: Healthcare Analytics News
November 20, 2017

Advanced surgery for pancreatic cancer

Source: We Are Central PA
November 16, 2017

Wider sampling of tumor tissues may guide drug choice, improve outcomes

Source: Medical Xpress
November 15, 2017

Genomic testing should be judiciously in early-stage breast cancer

Source: Healio
November 14, 2017

Dr. Brufsky Discusses Pertuzumab in HER2 Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
November 13, 2017

UPMC wants to rule cancer treatment - here's how it ranks nationwide

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
November 4, 2017

UPMC Pinnacle: Lung Cancer Prevention and Detection

Source: ABC 27
November 3, 2017

Never Too Young: Two Local Women Share Why You Are Never Too Young for Breast Cancer

Source: Erie News Now
October 31, 2017

Depression, fatigue tied to more hospital stays for terminal cancer

Source: Reuters
October 25, 2017

Post-Adjuvant Therapy for HER2 Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
October 25, 2017

New Treatment For Blood Cancer A Breakthrough, According To Researchers

Source: WESA
October 24, 2017

Steelers are cooking up something special

Source: Steelers
October 24, 2017

Steelers players Moats, Conner and more team up to cook and help cancer patients at Magee-Womens Hospital

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
October 24, 2017

Experimental Treatment Could Ensure Future Fertility For Prepubescent Cancer Patients

Source: WESA
October 23, 2017

Neoadjuvant PI3 Kinase Inhibitors for HR Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
October 23, 2017

Advancements in medicine have changed breast cancer treatment

Source: New Castle News
October 19, 2017

Does Eating Right Protect You From Air Pollution?

Source: The New York Times
October 19, 2017

FDA approves gene therapy to treat adult lymphoma

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
October 19, 2017

Number of newly diagnosed cancer patients without insurance drops in first year of ACA

Source: Medical Xpress
October 19, 2017

UPMC test detects dangerous pancreatic cysts without surgery

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 17, 2017

Abemaciclib With Hormone Therapy for HR mBC

Source: Onc Live
October 16, 2017

New radiation treatment for breast cancer proves better for heart

Source: The Times
October 16, 2017

The Case for Eliminating the Neutropenic Diet

Source: AJMC
October 16, 2017

A New Hope for Male Fertility After Cancer Treatment

Source: The Atlantic
October 13, 2017

Conner honored for his courage

Source: Steelers
October 12, 2017

Cancer patient's girlfriend skips freshman homecoming, brings the dance to him in hospital

Source: WTAE
October 10, 2017

Diagnosing Bladder Cancer Made Inexpensive, Sensitive and Non-invasive

Source: Advanced Science News
October 10, 2017

Doctors optimistic about future breast cancer treatment

Source: The Daily Item
October 10, 2017

Efficacy of CDK4-6 Inhibitors in HR mBC

Source: Onc Live
October 9, 2017

Biomarkers for CDK4-6 Inhibitors in HR mBC

Source: Onc Live
October 6, 2017

CDK4-6 Inhibitors in HR Metastatic Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
October 6, 2017

Regardless of genes, early detection the most important tool for beating breast cancer

Source: The Express
October 6, 2017

Breast cancer 'not a death sentence'

Source: Sungazette
October 3, 2017

Genetic test successfully detects some asymptomatic pancreatic cancers

Source: Medical Xpress
October 2, 2017

Gold standard - Regular screening still key for early detection of breast cancer

Source: Tribune Democrat
October 2, 2017

Nobel in physiology, medicine awarded to 3 Americans for discovery of 'clock genes'

Source: Chicago Tribune
October 2, 2017

UPMC pancreatic cancer test

Source: We Are Central PA
October 2, 2017

3-D mammography called a great advance

Source: Tribune Democrat
October 1, 2017

4 survivors share personal stories

Source: Sungazette
October 1, 2017

Advances in treatment have cancer doctors optimistic about present, future

Source: Tribune Democrat
October 1, 2017

Breast cancer 'total shock' for woman under 40

Source: Go Erie
October 1, 2017

Cancer advances come in small steps, deep breaths

Source: Tribune Democrat
October 1, 2017

Genes that don't fit: Family history can play a role in breast cancer

Source: The Tribune Democrat
October 1, 2017

Local cancer services director: Increased diagnoses means screenings are working

Source: Sungazette
October 1, 2017

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know

Source: Fox News
October 1, 2017

Radiation therapy is constantly updated, allowing docs to target tumors with greater precision

Source: The Tribune Democrat
October 1, 2017

Area gets new breast health center

Source: We Are Central PA
September 29, 2017

Hillman Foundation gives $30M to cancer research

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
September 28, 2017

Regardless of Genes, Early Detection is Your Most Important Tool for Beating Breast Cancer

Source: North Central PA
September 28, 2017

Gallagher discusses research and in-state students at trustees meeting

Source: The Pitt News
September 27, 2017

Hillman Foundation donates $30 million to UPMC cancer research program

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 27, 2017

Pitt announces $30 million gift from Hillman Foundation

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 27, 2017

For Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Those Who Practice Tibetan Yoga Improve Sleep Outcomes Over Time

Source: Sleep Review
September 26, 2017

Phase 1b2 Study of MEK162 Plus Imatinib in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Source: Cancer Therapy Advisor
September 26, 2017

The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala 2017 'A Future without Cancer'

Source: Whirl Magazine
September 25, 2017

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Source: ABC News
September 25, 2017

With the Nobel Prizes around the corner, it's crystal ball time

Source: Stat News
September 25, 2017

UPMC invests in hospital, add to services in Italy

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
September 21, 2017

Hills collecting for pediatric cancer research

Source: The Times Leader
September 20, 2017

At-Home Test Can Help Determine Breast Cancer Risk

Source: CBS Local
September 19, 2017

Bored With Your Fitbit? These Cancer Researchers Aren't

Source: WIRED
September 19, 2017

Helping Children Cope With Your Cancer

Source: Cure
September 19, 2017

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center hosts gala at PPG Paints Arena

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 18, 2017

Fanfare: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala raises $4.1 million

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 17, 2017

UPMC hosts cancer survivors picnic

Source: Altoona Mirror
September 17, 2017

Cancer survivors gather to celebrate life

Source: We Are Central PA
September 16, 2017

Young Endurance Athletes Shown to be at Increased Risk for Early-Onset Skin Cancer

Source: EIN News Desk
September 6, 2017

WWE announces they're again partnering with The V Foundation to raise money for pediatric cancer research

Source: Cage Side Seats
September 5, 2017

WWE Raises Funds for Pediatric Cancer Research

Source: Rare Disease Report
September 5, 2017

Global Study Finds No Increased Lung Cancer Risk for Hard Metal Workers

Source: Insurance Journal
August 30, 2017

Erie State Rep. Fabrizio, battling cancer, pushes forward

Source: Go Erie
August 24, 2017

UPMC unveils new, high-tech cancer center

Source: Altoona Mirror
August 23, 2017

When Will We Have a Cure for All Forms of Cancer?

Source: Futurism
August 19, 2017

UPMC and AHN react to rising costs and inconsistencies in cancer care

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 13, 2017

Melanoma research expert Kirkwood named a Giant of Cancer Care

Source: Patient Daily
August 9, 2017

Komen group gives more than $530,000 in local grants for breast cancer programs

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 25, 2017

Proscia wants to bridge technology gap in cancer research

Source: Med City News
July 11, 2017

Sun Named Division Director of Medical Oncology at University of Kansas School of Medicine

Source: Targeted Oncology
July 11, 2017

Cancer couldn't stop McKeesport mom and dad from starting their family

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 9, 2017

Spike in Late Stage Cancer Diagnosis Related to Medicaid Cut

Source: Health Payer Intelligence
July 9, 2017

HPV Testing & Pap Test Market Driven By Increasing Incidence Rate Of Cervical And Vaginal Cancer Till 2024

Source: Med Gadget
July 7, 2017

A garden for healing

Source: Everybody's Garden
July 6, 2017

Physicians' Education Resource Presents 35th Annual CFS Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow

Source: Business Wire
July 5, 2017

Fox Chapel teen biking across country to raise money for Hillman Cancer Center

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 2, 2017

KDKA Radio's Mike Pintek Announces He Has Cancer

Source: CBS Local
June 29, 2017

KDKA's Mike Pintek announces he has pancreatic cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 29, 2017

Caltagirone bill to fund pediatric cancer research passes House

Source: Reading Eagle
June 28, 2017

Medicaid cuts linked to delayed breast cancer diagnosis

Source: CBS News
June 27, 2017

Drug Industry Groups Oppose FDA Quality Metrics Plan

Source: PT Community
June 26, 2017

Here's What Happens To Breast Cancer Diagnoses When Medicaid Is Rolled Back

Source: Huffington Post
June 26, 2017

Medicaid cuts linked to later breast cancer diagnosis

Source: Reuters
June 26, 2017

Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Source: Philly - The Inquirer Daily News
June 26, 2017

Medicaid Restrictions Negatively Impact Poor Breast Cancer Patients Medicaid Restrictions Negatively Impact Poor Breast Cancer Patients

Source: Cancer Network
June 26, 2017

Medicaid rollback could increase late-stage breast cancer diagnoses

Source: Healio
June 26, 2017

The Motivating Power of Cancer

Source: Web MD
June 26, 2017

Cancer Immunology Leader named Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Source: Pittsburgh Urban Media
June 20, 2017

Treatment, not screening, credited with latest breast cancer advances

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 20, 2017

Incoming Hillman Cancer Center director Ferris aims to boost enrollment in clinical trials

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
June 19, 2017

Sunscreen vital to preventing skin cancer

Source: Sungazette
June 19, 2017