UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Press Release Archive

May 16, 2018
Colon Cancer Risk Linked to Type of Polyp Found at Screening
Apr 26, 2018
'Living with Melanoma' Patient Symposium
Apr 26, 2018
UPMC St. Margaret Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings
Mar 08, 2018
Chartwell Pennsylvania, LP is First Pennsylvania Specialty Pharmacy Accredited with Distinction in Oncology
Mar 06, 2018
Preventing Exhaustion in Immune Cells Boosts Immunotherapy in Mice
Feb 13, 2018
Pitt, UPMC Announce $200 Million Immunotherapy Investment, Creation of Innovation Facility
Feb 07, 2018
UPMC Researchers on Path to Solving Treatment Resistance in Most Common Form of Breast Cancer
Jan 18, 2018
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center First in Western PA to Offer New Immunotherapy for Blood Cancer
Dec 20, 2017
Smartphone App Shows Promise Monitoring Chemotherapy Patients
Dec 11, 2017
E-Cig Use Increases Risk of Beginning Tobacco Cigarette Use in Young Adults
Nov 03, 2017
UPMC Announces $2B Investment to Build 3 Digitally Based Specialty Hospitals Backed by World-Leading Innovative, Translational Science
Oct 18, 2017
UPMC Senior Services Honors Pitt's Dr. Arthur S. Levine as 2017 Grand Champion
Oct 05, 2017
UPMC, Pitt Cancer Immunology Researcher Receives NIH New Innovator Award
Oct 02, 2017
UPMC-Developed Genetic Test Successfully Detects Some Asymptomatic Pancreatic Cancers
Sep 29, 2017
Cancer Research Program Receives $30 Million
Sep 29, 2017
Magee-Womens Research Institute Receives $3M Grant for New Comprehensive Ovarian Biology Research Center
Sep 29, 2017
UPMC Melanoma Research to Benefit from Annual Bicycle Ride
Sep 27, 2017
Pitt, UPMC Announce $30 Million Henry L. Hillman Foundation Gift to the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program
Sep 21, 2017
Pitt Researchers Receive American Cancer Society Grants
Sep 18, 2017
Distinguished Researcher Named Director of Aging Institute and Beckwith Professor of Translational Medicine at UPMC and Pitt
Sep 15, 2017
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala 2017 Raises $4.1 Million for Cancer Research
Jul 20, 2017
UPMC Radiotherapy Center in Rome Recognized for Highest Quality and Safety Standards
Jul 14, 2017
Noted Biologist David M. Sabatini, MD, PhD, To Receive Pitt's Dickson Prize in Medicine at Science 2017
Jul 13, 2017
Leading UPMC Melanoma Expert Named Among 'Giants of Cancer Care'
Jul 05, 2017
UPMC Northwest to Honor Cancer Survivors
Jun 16, 2017
Cancer Immunology Leader named Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Jun 15, 2017
Targeting Immune Cells that Help Tumors Stay Hidden Could Improve Immunotherapy
May 31, 2017
UPMC CancerCenter to Honor Hillmans with Name Change
May 16, 2017
Pitt Analysis Determines Odds of a Hookah Non-Smoker Taking First Puff
May 09, 2017
Precision Medicine Improves Treatment Outcomes for Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients
May 03, 2017
Pitt Researchers Discover How Cancer-Causing Virus Could Stay Silently Hidden in Your Body
May 01, 2017
Novel Gene Editing Approach to Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Mice
Apr 15, 2017
UPMC Leaders Respond to the Passing of Pittsburgh Philanthropist Henry L. Hillman
Apr 03, 2017
Telomere Length Predicts Cancer Risk, According to Large Epidemiological Study
Apr 02, 2017
Patients' Immune System May Influence Effectiveness of Cancer Immunotherapy
Mar 20, 2017
A Glimmer of Hope Foundation and Partners Raise Money for Magee Breast Cancer Initiatives
Mar 17, 2017
Pittsburgh Cancer Researchers Receive Award for Groundbreaking Virus Discoveries
Feb 24, 2017
New Research Shows Primary Care Physicians Can Help Detect More Skin Cancer at an Earlier Stage
Feb 20, 2017
Pitt Study Finds Potential Marker of Drug Response in Many Cancer Types
Feb 07, 2017
Pitt, UPMC First to Explore Genetic Cancer Test to Offer Safe Thyroid-Preserving Surgery
Feb 01, 2017
Pittsburgh Cancer Researchers Awarded International Prize
Jan 17, 2017
UPMC Joins International Coalition to Improve Cancer Care in Cities Worldwide
Dec 14, 2016
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Academy Expands Summer Scholar Program to Include College Students
Dec 07, 2016
New Study Shows Targeted Therapy Needed for Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases
Nov 14, 2016
International Team Decodes Cellular Death Signals
Nov 08, 2016
Cancer Cells Hijack DNA Repair Networks to Stay Alive, Pitt Study Shows
Nov 07, 2016
Pitt Researchers Uncover Key Mechanisms of Cancer, Aging and Inflammation
Oct 27, 2016
Pitt, UPMC, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Develop Open Source Cancer Data Sharing Software
Oct 27, 2016
Topical Therapy for Radiation-Induced Skin Damage Shows Promising Results
Oct 27, 2016
UPMC Partners with Bon Secours to Open Advanced Radiation Treatment Center in Ireland
Oct 18, 2016
'Science 2016-Game Changers' to Showcase Region's Strengths in Science, Technology and Innovation
Oct 11, 2016
Pitt Cancer Researcher Takes Helm of Renamed Institute for Precision Medicine
Oct 10, 2016
UPCI-Tested Immunotherapy Prolongs Life, Reduces Side Effects and Improves Quality of Life
Oct 07, 2016
Dr. Stanley Marks Honored with Endowed Chair in His Name to Recruit Cancer Leaders
Oct 06, 2016
Pitt Scientists Identify How Repair Protein Finds DNA Damage
Sep 28, 2016
Leading Researchers and Survivors Gather for 1st Invasive Lobular Carcinoma International Symposium
Sep 28, 2016
Peer Review Encourages Physician Compliance with Evidence-Based Cancer Treatment Plans
Sep 28, 2016
The 2016 Hillman Cancer Center Gala
Sep 27, 2016
Newer Radiation Technique Has Fewer Side Effects Than Traditional Techniques for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer
Aug 31, 2016
Pitt Researcher Receives Decade of Funding from NIH
Aug 31, 2016
UPMC Partners with Cernostics to Pursue 'Precision Medicine'
Aug 22, 2016
Gene Therapy via Ultrasound Could Offer New Tool in Fight Against Heart Disease and Cancer
Aug 15, 2016
Pitt Cancer Institute Awarded Major Federal Grants for Early Cancer Detection
Aug 03, 2016
UPCI Secures Federal Contract For Up To $10M in Preclinical Cancer Drug Development Work
Aug 02, 2016
'Starving' Immune Cell Discovery Points to Cancer Immunotherapy-Boosting Strategies
Jul 28, 2016
Sampling Method Used for New Breast Cancer Tests May Lead to Underestimate of Risk
Jul 27, 2016
FCV, in Partnership with UPMC, Opens Advanced Cancer Center in Colombia
Jul 26, 2016
Pitt Receives $62.3 Million, Five-Year NIH Award to Speed Up Translational Scientific Research into Implementable Solutions
Jul 12, 2016
Preventing Cancer: UPMC Cancer Community Speaks Out in Support of HPV Vaccine
Jul 11, 2016
Advertising by U.S. Cancer Centers Soars Over Past Decade, New Analysis Shows
Jul 06, 2016
Pitt Receives Prestigious NIH Award to Support Development of Million-Person Precision Medicine Study
Jun 30, 2016
CMS Selects UPMC Oncologists and UPMC Health Plan to Participate in New 'Oncology Care Model' Pilot
Jun 27, 2016
UPMC First in Region to Use Next Generation Gamma Knife for Brain Tumors
Jun 23, 2016
Broccoli Sprout Extract May Protect Against Oral Cancer Recurrence
Jun 09, 2016
Pitt-Developed Test Holds Potential to Diagnose Myriad Conditions with Drop of Blood
Jun 07, 2016
Early Detection, Smaller Cancer Among Benefits of Skin Cancer Screening at Primary Care Visits
Jun 06, 2016
Immunotherapy Improves Survival, Quality of Life in Rapidly Progressing Head and Neck Cancer
Jun 05, 2016
Immunotherapy Effective Against Some Types of Sarcoma
Jun 02, 2016
UPCI-Led International Trial Changing Standard of Care for Advanced Breast Cancer
May 25, 2016
3D Bioprinted Model for the Study of Precancerous Breast Disease Aims to Reduce Unnecessary Treatment
May 13, 2016
Pitt and UPMC Launch Microbiome Center at White House Event
May 11, 2016
Easy Ways to Improve Patient Comfort During Skin Cancer Screenings
Apr 19, 2016
Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers, Clinical Trial Demonstrates
Apr 18, 2016
Four Young Researchers from the Same UPCI Lab Receive AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards
Apr 14, 2016
Pitt-led International Panel Reclassifies Thyroid Tumor to Curb Overdiagnosis of Cancer, Unneeded Treatment
Mar 22, 2016
UPMC to Fund First 6 Projects From Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance
Mar 15, 2016
Researcher Named UPCI 2nd NCI Outstanding Investigator Awarded $6.4M for Discovering Cancer Viruses
Mar 08, 2016
UPMC CancerCenter Re-Accredited By American College of Radiation Oncology
Feb 23, 2016
Depressed Patients at Higher Risk for Complications and Hospital Readmission after Complex Cancer Surgery