Colonoscopy is the most effective and most common type of screening. Unlike other cancer screenings which can only detect a problem, screening with colonoscopy can prevent colon cancer by allowing doctors to detect and remove precancerous polyps.
Everyone has a different plan in mind for how they wish to live their life as they age. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but a proactive move can help you stay in control, enjoy each day, and avert a medical crisis.
UPMC recently acquired West Branch Nephrology Associates in Williamsport, a private practice specialty care clinic with kidney health services provided by Sam Stea, MD, nephrologist; Emily Wascher, PA-C, and John Tyler Helmus, PA-C.
Women from across the region joined UPMC’s Spirit of Women on Saturday, Feb. 22, for a free uplifting morning packed full of fitness, educational workshops, and shopping at Clearstory at the Pajama Factory in Williamsport.
UPMC WorkCenter now offers telehealth workers compensation evaluations to employers in the Susquehanna region. Through a connected device, occupational health specialists can interview and evaluate the employee and determine treatment options.
While all heart attacks can be fatal, some are truly notorious. A heart attack from a blockage in the main artery that goes down the front of the heart, known as the widowmaker, is often the most fatal. Here's why.
Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice will host a Celebration of Life for families who have recently lost a loved one on Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. The service will be held at United Methodist Church of Wellsboro.
When you are pregnant, you probably notice the fatigue, shortness of breath, and light-headedness that can sometimes overcome you. Did you know that these symptoms are caused by changes in your heart and blood vessels?
UPMC welcomes Aderonke Ajala, MD, hematologist and medical oncologist, to the team at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.
With more ways than ever to access medical care, we have created greater consumer choice – and greater confusion. How do you know which choice is right for you and your family? Clear up the confusion with this helpful comparison.
February is American Heart Month. UPMC encourages you to make time for your heart this month. The health system will offer a variety of heart health educational events and scr