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Wednesday 10/01/2014
Selling pink goodies | Business owners supporting awareness with promotions
Posted: October 01, 2014

Rita Mervine says a good friend’s experiences with breast cancer helped inspire her family to take action.

Posted in Breast cancer, Local news, Local news on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:00 pm. | Tags: Breast Cancer Awareness , Rita's Bakery & Pizz , Custom Cakes & Cookies

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In the Pink Zone | PSU women’s basketball game celebratory time for cancer survivors
Posted: October 01, 2014

How do you top bringing together more than 12,000 pink-clad people        – including nearly 700 breast cancer survivors – and raising more than $300,000 for treatment and research?

Posted in Breast cancer, Local news, Local news on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:48 am. | Tags: Breast Cancer Awareness , Pink Zone

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Looking to the future | Windber examining new ways to study cancer
Posted: October 01, 2014

WINDBER – Medical advances that are improving outcomes for breast cancer patients are creating new challenges for those trying to study cancer cells.

Posted in Breast cancer, Local news, Local news on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:43 am. | Tags: Breast Cancer Awareness , Windber Research Institute , Stella Somiari

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Blocking gaps | Tissue a vital cancer drug
Posted: October 01, 2014

WINDBER – For all the research advances and new technology, breast cancer treatment boils down to removing the tumors with surgery and killing whatever cells remain with radiation and medicines.

Posted in Breast cancer, Local news, Local news on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:38 am. | Tags: Breast Cancer Awareness , Windber Research Institute , Tumors

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Cataloging information | Multi-disciplinary field crucial for data collection, generation and tracking
Posted: October 01, 2014

WINDBER – While one section of Windber Research Institute scientists looks at proteins and other message-substances produced human cells, another section is examining the DNA makeup of the cancer tumor tissue.

Both areas of study involve analyzing a lot of  information.

Posted in Breast cancer, Local news, Local news on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:33 am. | Tags: Breast Cancer Awareness , Windber Research Institute

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