University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Press Release Archive

Mar 02, 2015
UPMC CancerCenter First in World to Treat Patient with New Cyberknife MLC that Shapes Radiation to Tumor, Decreases Treatment Time
Feb 19, 2015
UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre Receives Joint Commission International Accreditation for 3rd Time; Meets Highest Standards of Safety and Quality
Jan 15, 2015
Statins Inhibit Spread of Some Cancers in Laboratory Tests
Jan 12, 2015
Cole Memorial’s Patients Can Now Access UPMC CancerCenter’s Expertise under New Affiliation
Jan 05, 2015
Coupling Head and Neck Cancer Screening and Lung Cancer Scans Could Improve Early Detection, Survival
Dec 17, 2014
Expert in Immune Responses in Stem Cell Transplantation Joins UPCI
Dec 10, 2014
Newly-Identified Gene Mutation Could Help Explain How Breast Cancer Spreads
Dec 08, 2014
New Drug Therapy A Safe, Effective Option for Elderly Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Nov 05, 2014
Magee First in Tri-State Region Offering Test to Predict Possibility of Breast Cancer Recurrence
Nov 03, 2014
NSAIDs Prevent Colon Cancer by Inducing Death of Intestinal Stem Cells That Have Gene Mutation
Oct 23, 2014
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC First in Region Offering Two Cutting-Edge Surgical Techniques to Treat Lymphedema
Oct 21, 2014
UPMC, Pitt Researchers Receive Grants Totaling $800,000 from V Foundation
Oct 16, 2014
Pitt/McGowan Institute Team Discovers Stem Cells in the Esophagus
Oct 10, 2014
Pitt School of Dental Medicine Team Awarded $2 Million NCI Grant to Study How Cancer Spreads to Bone
Oct 09, 2014
Pitt Gets $11 Million from NIH to Lead Center of Excellence in National Big Data Research Consortium
Oct 06, 2014
Pitt Researchers Awarded $4.2 Million to Continue Cancer Studies in Chinese Populations
Sep 23, 2014
FFANY, QVC Present $240,000 from Shoe Sales to UPCI Cancer Research
Sep 18, 2014
Adding Chemotherapy to Radiation Treatment Not Effective in Treating Vulvar Cancer, UPMC Study Shows
Sep 17, 2014
Targeted Radiation, Drug Therapy Combo Less Toxic for Treatment of Recurrent Head, Neck Cancers
Sep 15, 2014
Genetic Discovery Yields Prostate Cancer Test, Promise of Future Therapy
Sep 09, 2014
Internationally Acclaimed Scientist Named Co-Leader of UPCI Lung Cancer Program
Jul 24, 2014
UPMC-Developed Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients
Jul 15, 2014
UPMC Named to U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of ‘Best Hospitals’ for 15th Time
Jun 12, 2014
Viral Infections, Including Flu, Could Be Inhibited by Naturally Occurring Protein, UPCI Finds
Jun 04, 2014
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Gift from the Mario Lemieux Foundation to Establish New Lymphoma Center
Jun 01, 2014
Potential Breast Cancer Drug Performs Well in Early Clinical Trials
Apr 24, 2014
UPCI Awarded Nearly $10 Million in Prestigious NCI Grants to Foster Cancer Research
Apr 04, 2014
Combining Cell Replication Blocker with Common Cancer Drug Kills Resistant Tumor Cells, UPCI Researchers Find
Apr 04, 2014
Common Breast Cancer Subtype May Benefit From Personalized Treatment Approach, UPCI Finds
Apr 04, 2014
Disease-Free Survival Estimates for Ovarian Cancer Improve Over Time
Apr 04, 2014
Genetic Testing Beneficial in Melanoma Treatment, UPCI Study Shows
Apr 04, 2014
Plant-Derived Anti-Cancer Compounds Explained at National Conference
Apr 04, 2014
Recurrent Head and Neck Tumors Have Gene Mutations That Could be Vulnerable to Cancer Drug
Apr 04, 2014
Screening Reveals Additional Link Between Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer
Apr 04, 2014
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Researchers Present Latest Scientific Breakthroughs at the AACR Annual Meeting
Mar 26, 2014
Some Breast Cancer Tumors Hijack Patient Epigenetic Machinery to Evade Drug Therapy
Mar 05, 2014
$2 Million NIH Grant Renews UPCI Research into Viruses, Cancer Pathways
Feb 26, 2014
Glimmer of Hope Presents $132,775 to Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program
Feb 26, 2014
Second-Most Common Breast Cancer Subtype May Benefit From Personalized Treatment Approach, UPCI Finds
Feb 17, 2014
Stem-Cell Transplant Patients Followed Closely At New UPMC CancerCenter Clinic
Feb 13, 2014
Laboratory Detective Work Points to Potential Therapy for Rare, Drug-Resistant Cancer
Jan 27, 2014
UPMC One of First in Country to Treat Cancer Patients with New CyberKnife® System
Jan 06, 2014
No 'Brakes' — Pitt Study Finds Mechanism for Increased Activity of Oncogene in Head and Neck Cancers
Jan 02, 2014
Pitt Researchers Awarded More than $1 Million by NIH to Study New Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
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