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.

Atezolizumab shows promise for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer

Source: Healio
October 2, 2018

Preventing tumor spread may not improve quality of life

Source: Reuters
October 1, 2018

'Strongest woman I know' - Jeannette woman runs past cancer, urges early detection

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 29, 2018

UPMC Previews Designs, Features Of Three New Hospitals

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
September 25, 2018

UPMC targets disparities in breast cancer care

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
September 25, 2018

New study raises hopes for vaccine to treat head and neck cancer

Source: Philly.com
September 21, 2018

Which Screening Prevents the Most Cervical Cancer? Go with Co-Testing

Source: Forbes
September 14, 2018

Cancer Chemotherapeutics in RA: A Complex Connection

Source: Rheumatology Advisor
September 10, 2018

KDKA's Marty Griffin announces he has throat cancer

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 10, 2018

Marty Griffin Urges Parents To Have Kids Vaccinated After Throat Cancer Diagnosis

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
September 10, 2018

Marty Griffin's HPV cancer story a very personal project for Sparkt, a new digital storytelling platform

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 10, 2018

Vaccine and updated cervical cancer screening guidelines put HPV on the run

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 5, 2018

CAR-T Treatment at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Source: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
September 1, 2018

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Takes On Solid Tumor Cancers with $1.5M in 2018 Research Grants

Source: HamletHub
August 6, 2018

Improving thyroid cancer detection and treatment

Source: Ithaca Journal
August 5, 2018

'Cracking the Nut' on RAS Mutations

Source: CURE Today
August 3, 2018

Fabric Genomics Looks to Sew Up Clinical Genome Interpretation Market

Source: GenomeWeb
August 3, 2018

UPMC Susquehanna Welcomes New Surgeon to Breast Center

Source: NorthcentralPA.com
August 2, 2018

Family of fan battling cancer starts social media movement to help her meet Taylor Swift

Source: WTAE
August 1, 2018

KDKA's Mike Pintek takes leave of absence to focus on his health

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 26, 2018

Magee-Womens Research Institute to hold global summit on women's health

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
July 25, 2018

Should rapid autopsy be requested for every participant in a clinical trial?

Source: Healio
July 25, 2018

Ibex Medical Analytics and UPMC Join Forces for Advancing AI-based Prostate Cancer Diagnostics

Source: BioSpace
July 24, 2018

Life-saving brain tumour surgery a success for Cork teenager Aaron McMahon

Source: Irish Examiner
July 20, 2018

State of Immunotherapy Continues to Shift in NSCLC

Source: Onc Live
July 13, 2018

Government quit test of pricey cancer treatment amid concerns over industry role

Source: Politico
July 9, 2018

Optimal Use With Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Continues to Unfold in ER Breast Cancer

Source: Onc Live
July 9, 2018

Pembrolizumab demonstrates survival benefit in some lung cancer patients

Source: Healio
July 9, 2018

Allegheny Co., UPMC offer free sunscreen and education about sun damage

Source: WPXI
July 6, 2018

Robotic snake gobbles tumors in a minimally invasive way

Source: Wink News
July 6, 2018

Health system takes part in worldwide cancer study

Source: Times-News
July 2, 2018

Reading Grade Level Too High for Most Online Lung-Cancer Screening Patient Materials

Source: Diagnostic Imaging
July 2, 2018

UPMC, UPitt Launch Genome Sequencing Center for Medical Research

Source: Health IT Analytics
July 2, 2018

New treatment provides hope for Stage 4 Cancer Patients

Source: WPXI
June 30, 2018

UPMC to advise cancer center in China

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
June 27, 2018

Cancer experts say country needs to ramp up HPV vaccine rates

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
June 26, 2018

Letter to the editor Walk of Hope making a huge difference

Source: The Tribune Democrat
June 26, 2018

New genome sequencing center aims to speed up lifesaving treatments

Source: WPXI
June 26, 2018

Pitt, UPMC open large-scale genome-sequencing center

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 26, 2018

UPMC, Pitt open new high-tech genome center

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
June 26, 2018

UPMC, University of Pittsburgh establish genome sequencing center

Source: Becker's
June 26, 2018

UPMC Harmot Equipment Can Spot Lung Cancer

Source: Post Journal
June 24, 2018

Pittsburgh Let the Dogs Out

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 22, 2018

UPMC Hamot first hospital in country to use robotic tech for early detection of lung cancer

Source: Your Erie
June 18, 2018

UPMC Hamot Unveils Unique Technology That Detects Lung Cancer Earlier

Source: Erie News Now
June 18, 2018

UPMC Hamot uses new tech to biopsy small lung tumors

Source: Go Erie
June 18, 2018

Music therapy program at hospital raises morale for patients and staff

Source: ABC News
June 13, 2018

Immunotherapy's promise is boosted by UPMC

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 12, 2018

Morgante, Gren Shoot 13-Under In Final Round To Win Tourney By One

Source: Post Journal
June 10, 2018

Local doctor part of groundbreaking study on breast cancer treatment

Source: WPXI
June 6, 2018

What Surveillance Testing Should Be Done After Melanoma Diagnosis?

Source: Medical Research
June 5, 2018

Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds

Source: NBC News
June 3, 2018

Nivolumab Plus Cetuximab and Radiotherapy May Be a Safe Treatment Option in Head and Neck Cancer

Source: Cancer Therapy Advisor
June 2, 2018

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: NorthcentralPA.com
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