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View current news clips below featuring Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Hematology and Oncology patients, programs and staff. Check back often for continued updates.

2013

Teen improving after transplant at Children's Hospital
KDKA-TV (12/18/13)

Santa can't bring anything better
Washington Observer-Reporter (12/7/13)

Princess party makes pain go away for girl, 5, with cancer
NBC Today (12/5/13)

Cancer survivors connect at Kennywood
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/3/13)

Children's Hospital clinic helps cancer survivors move on
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/16/13)

YouTube channel offers place to cheer up Washington County 9-year-old with cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/18/13)

Keisel's beard brings smiles to kids
Steelers Blog (1/30/13)

2012
At 7 years old, she's battling brain cancer for third time
Tampa Bay Times (9/19/12)

Monroeville man to travel entire Appalachian Trail to raise funds for hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/12/12)

Kiesel to shear beard for charity (video link)
NFL.com (NFL Network) (1/31/12)

2011
Lending Hearts aims to ease isolation of young cancer patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/14/11)

Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Fellow Receives Grant from St. Baldrick's Foundation

Young cancer patient gets big time wish
WTAE-TV (8/10/11)

2009
"What's behind umbilical cord blood's freezing promises?"
Peter Shaw, MD, interviewed by WNYC-FM about freezing umbilical cord blood, debunking some of the popular myths about cord blood.
WNYC-FM (8/28/09)

For kids with leukemia, radiation may be safe to skip
U.S. News & World Report, (6/26/09)

Race remembers children claimed by cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (6/18/09)

Beating cancer, Alex Myers graduates, proves research offers hope
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (6/17/09)

Local girl's wish comes true
Altoona Mirror, (5/27/09)

'Self-portraits' of life with disabilities
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (4/20/09)

Dumping the razor to support cancer research
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, (4/15/09)

Opening doors for sickle cell anemia cure
KMGH, (4/13/09)

Steelers' Polamalu gives local girl with rare cancer strength, hope
Altoona Mirror, (2/9/09)

2008
Since October, pain has had new definition for family of Aaron Smith
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (12/15/08)

Clinical trials for cancer drugs lacking for young adults
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, (1/16/08)

Lack of clinical trials may hurt teen cancer survival rate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (1/15/08)

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December 20, 2013
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