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Are You Running the Pittsburgh Marathon This Sunday, May 3?

It's that time of year again! The 2015 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend race festivities kick off this Friday, May 1. If you’re running the full or half marathon on Sunday, we can help you cross the finish line.

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Medical Mondays: Pancreatic Cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you likely have many questions. This week, UPMC’s HealthBeat blog provides a complete resource guide on pancreatic cancer. You’ll find answers to your questions and learn about innovative pancreatic surgical options at the UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center.

Learn about pancreatic cancer risks, types, and treatments at UPMC HealthBeat.

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21 People Will Die Today Waiting for an Organ Transplant

A single organ and tissue donor has the potential to save eight lives and help more than 50 people. During National Donate Life Month in April, UPMC Transplant Services and the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) held several events to spotlight organ donation and encourage others to register as organ donors.

You don’t have to wait until next April to celebrate the gift of life. You can register to become an organ donor any time of year. Learn more about organ donation and giving the gift of life.

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