Cancer

John Fetterman
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Marty Griffin
January 31, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is speaking out on behalf of a woman in jail in Lebanon County.
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Marty Griffin
December 05, 2019 - 10:20 am
Eric Chaffin, Managing Partner of Chaffin Luhana LLP , was a guest on Newsradio 1020 KDKA’s Marty Griffin show on December 5, 2019 where he and Marty discussed the tragic death of 9/11 first responder Nick Ursta from mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure, as well as many other cases involving...
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Governor Tom Wolf delivers his victory speech at the Election Night Party
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Associated Press
November 22, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry, taking action after months of impassioned pleas by the families of pediatric cancer patients who live in the most heavily drilled...
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In this January 2019 image made from video provided by Penn Medicine, IV bags of CRISPR-edited T cells are prepared for administering to a patient at the Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Early results released on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 show that doctors were able to take immune system cells from the patients' blood and alter them genetically to help them recognize and fight cancer, with minimal and manageable side effects. (Penn Medicine via AP)
Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 9:04 am
The first attempt in the United States to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so far, but it's too soon to know if it will improve survival, doctors reported Wednesday. The doctors were able to take immune system cells from the...
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Associated Press
November 01, 2019 - 9:59 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer Eddie Olczyk was ready to give up. The NHL player turned broadcaster was on his second round of chemotherapy for stage 3 colon cancer, and the effects were so severe that he told his wife, Diana, he couldn't do it anymore. Diana told her husband to fight for her,...
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The Food and Drug Administration says third-party testing methods may be to blame for the high amount of carcinogens found in heart burn medicine, but a voluntary recall remains in place for ranitidine capsules, commonly sold as Zantac.
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Professor Gregg Semenza, accompanied by Johns Hopkins University President Ron Daniels, waves to the crowd during a news conference after he was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine Hospital in Baltimore, Md., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza for their pioneering research into how human cells respond to changing oxygen levels. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Americans and a British scientist won a Nobel Prize on Monday for discovering details of how the body's cells sense and react to low oxygen levels, providing a foothold for developing new treatments for anemia, cancer and other diseases. Drs. William G. Kaelin Jr. of Harvard...
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Associated Press
August 24, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands." Money's comments appear in a video released Saturday from his AXS TV reality series "Real Money." The full...
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.
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