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Jason Putorti
Jason Putorti Campaign leader

Help continue to fund these life-saving technologies and research at UPMC.

UPMC lung cancer researcher awarded grant

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Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 9:00 p.m. Dr. Timothy F. Burns has a personal and professional stake in the fight against lung cancer. Burns, 39, a medical oncologist at UPMC Cancer Center and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, lost his father to lung cancer when he was 7. Nine years…Read More
Jason Putorti
Jason Putorti Campaign leader

Help continue to fund these life-saving technologies and research at UPMC.

UPMC among 7 facilities in nation using advanced gene technology in cancer fight

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Published: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m. Kathy Bilinsky had undergone three years of failed lung cancer treatments when her oncologist proposed an unconventional test. Using a machine the size of a cooler, doctors at UPMC analyzed millions of fragments of DNA from her cancer cells. They hit a jackpot, finding genetic mutations…Read More