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UPMC-led Global Effort Fast Tracks Testing of COVID-19 Therapies
UPMC-led Global Effort Fast Tracks Testing of COVID-19 Therapies

A novel clinical trial developed by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine launched today at UPMC to address one of the most important debates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chemotherapy vs. Radiation
What is the Difference Between Chemo and Radiation?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and it is normal to have questions. When receiving your treatment plan, you will likely hear about chemotherapy and radiation treatments, or even a combination of the two.

How Do Vaccine Trials Work?
How Do Vaccine Trials Work?

For more than 200 years, vaccines have played a critical role in preventing disease worldwide. There are vaccines for more than 20 life-threatening diseases.

Is Hip Replacement Surgery Right For You?
Is Hip Replacement Surgery Right For You?

When you’re experiencing stiffness in your hip, it can be difficult to stand up out of a chair, walk short distances, or go upstairs. Total joint replacement helps people regain a quality of life that gets lost with years of pain and limitation caused by joint damage.