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March 23, 2021 Clinical Trials Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Oncologist: Clinical Trials Advance Cancer Care

One of the most important aspects of advancing cancer treatment towards developing curative therapies happens because of research. Clinical trials are essential to developing breakthroughs in treating, diagnosing, screening, and preventing cancer.

February 11, 2021 Cancer Fatigue Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physical Therapist: Cancer Affects Stamina, Energy

If you experience fatigue during or after cancer treatment, you are not alone.

January 19, 2021 Saul Arber In The News Read Article

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Welcomes New Oncologist in Williamsport

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center welcomes Saul Arber, MD, radiation oncologist, to the provider team in Williamsport.

December 15, 2020 Essence of You In The News Read Article

UPMC, Community Partners Launch New Cancer Support Program

Essence of You, a program offered in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport, the Paternostro Cancer Foundation, and Susquehanna Health Foundation, will host a series of programs starting in January of 2021.

December 8, 2020 Family History Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Expert: Tis the Season to Talk About Family History

When you see your doctor for an annual checkup, they’ll want to know details not only about you but your family as well — including if your family has a history of cancer. Use this holiday season to have the necessary discussion.

November 4, 2020 Dr Muchnik Cancer Banner In The News Read Article

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Welcomes New Specialist to Williamsport

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Eugene Muchnik, MD, medical oncologist, to the UPMC Hillman cancer care team in Williamsport.

October 26, 2020 sal In The News Read Article

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Hosts Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Event

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport will host a virtual “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” event Monday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 7 p.m.

September 30, 2020 SH Foundation Golf In The News Read Article

UPMC Golf Tournament Raises $50K Despite Cancellation

Although the UPMC Susquehanna Invitational Golf Tournament was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, local sponsors and donors still made contributions totaling $50,000 to support UPMC.

September 1, 2020 Cancer Screenings Health & Wellness Read Article

Don’t Put Off Essential Cancer Screenings

While scheduling a mammogram or colonoscopy may not be top of mind for you right now, screening tests like these can spot cancer before it causes any symptoms. Usually, the sooner cancer is found, the better the chance it can be treated.

September 1, 2020 Robert Hughes Donation In The News Read Article

UPMC Patient’s Gracious Act Helps Feed Others

Rob Hughes, a long-term patient at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport, recently donated to the Susquehanna Health Foundation to support the free lunch program offered to cancer center patients.

July 14, 2020 Active Survivor Health & Wellness Read Article

Rehabilitation Key to Improving Cancer Survivor’s Quality of Life

More people are surviving cancer than ever before, thanks to early detection and advancements in cancer treatment. Rehabilitation is key to improving a survivor’s quality of life.

June 1, 2020 Cancer Survivorship Health & Wellness Read Article

Cancer Survivorship: What’s Next?

Whether you've just been diagnosed, are currently undergoing treatment, or are in remission for cancer, you are a survivor. Survivorship means something different for everyone, and planning and talking to your provider are essential.