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Format: 07/05/2015
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Fighting Ovarian Cancer -- and Winning

New treatments and techniques are helping boost survival rates for ovarian cancer -- and Julie McMullen and Elaine Becker are living proof. Julie was diagnosed with ovarian cancer while she was still in her 20s, and Allegheny Health Network's Dr. Thomas Krivak tailored her treatments in a way that preserved her fertility, with positive results.

Amazing Recovery for Head Injury Patient in Progesterone Study

Elyssa Bonnet nearly died in a car accident in late 2012. She was enrolled the SyNAPse clinical trial at Allegheny General Hospital to determine whether the hormone progesterone could speed healing in those with traumatic brain injury. Six months later, she was back at work with an amazing recovery story.