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August 12, 2019 Alexander and Leukemia Donation Cancer Center In The News Read Article

Local Organizations Partner to Support Cancer Center Patients

Patients of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers in Williamsport and Wellsboro will benefit from a recent donation of comfort items like blankets and notes of encouragement thanks to Blaise Alexander Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

August 6, 2019 UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Groundbreaking In The News Read Article

UPMC Cancer Center Breaks Ground for Expansion

UPMC Susquehanna recently broke ground for the new UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport. This $13 million multi-phase project will take place over the next two years transforming the center by adding 10,000 square feet of space.

August 6, 2019 Parkinsons and Depression Health & Wellness Read Article

Coping with Depression and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive illness which targets brain cells in the specific area of your brain that produce dopamine, a chemical that helps relay messages from your brain to your body, and can affect mood.

August 2, 2019 Pine Creek Rail Trail In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Invites You to Bike with Spirit

Join UPMC Susquehanna’s Spirit of Women to Bike with Spirit on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8:30 a.m. (rain or shine) at the Pine Creek Rail Trail, Whitetail Parking Area/Rt. 44 North, Pine Creek Valley.

August 2, 2019 Ronald McDonald House Grant Award Susquehanna Health Foundation In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Nurse-Family Partnership Receives Grant Funds

UPMC Susquehanna’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program recently received a $5,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.

July 31, 2019 Paternostro Foundation Donation Cancer Center In The News Read Article

Paternostro Family Foundation Donates Comfort Bags to UPMC Cancer Center

The Paternostro Family Foundation recently donated 50 Harnessing Hope bags to Susquehanna Health Foundation to benefit patients at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.

July 30, 2019 Mom and Baby Breastfeeding Health & Wellness Read Article

Breastfeeding Benefits Both Mom and Baby

Breastfeeding is often thought of as a gift between mother and baby. Not only does it provide bonding time, but the health benefits for both baby and mom are undeniable.

July 29, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for… Read Article

UPMC Awarded Gold Seal for Stroke Rehab

UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Stroke Rehabilitation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

July 26, 2019 Urolift Procedure for Enlarged Prostate In The News Read Article

Urolift Procedure Now Offered at UPMC in Wellsboro

Jeffrey Ranta, MD, urologist, now provides the UroLift® procedure as a treatment option for men diagnosed with Benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as prostate gland enlargement, in Wellsboro.

July 25, 2019 Global Big Latch On Breastfeeding Event In The News Read Article

Nursing Moms Invited to Participate in Global Latch On Event

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1 – 7), UPMC Susquehanna invites nursing mothers to participate in The Global Big Latch On, Friday, Aug. 2, at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center, 700 High St., Williamsport, Walnut Conference Room.

July 25, 2019 White pills Health & Wellness Read Article

Battling an Epidemic

The Addiction Medicine service line at UPMC Susquehanna is helping to tackle a national problem — opioid addiction — by initiating warm handoffs and medication therapy for opioid use disorder.