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Pledge the Gift of Life

Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


KDKA-TV: New Test May Better Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Researchers studied three genetic signature tests on the tumors of more than 600 post-menopausal women with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer who were treated with the drugs tamoxifen and anastrazole. From their tumor specimens, the cancer DNA was decoded in a lab.

While all three tests were predictive, one called the Breast Cancer Index was most predictive of recurrence five to ten years later.

To read more, visit the KDKA website.

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