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October 5, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News Statistics say there is a 1 in 8 chance that a female will develop breast… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Partners with Regional Athletics Programs for Pink Outs

Statistics say there is a 1 in 8 chance that a female will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UPMC Susquehanna is not only going pink, but partnering with regional high school and college athletics prog

October 2, 2018 mother and daughter Health & Wellness Read Article

Regardless of Genes, Early Detection is Your Most Important Tool for Beating Breast Cancer

Genetic testing to discover ancestry is becoming very popular. Discovering your family history can reveal unexpected connections, new storylines, and a world of new relatives. But, there’s another benefit for some specific types of genetic testing.

October 1, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News Two UPMC Susquehanna nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Recognizes Extraordinary Nurses

Two UPMC Susquehanna nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

September 25, 2018 Gbegnon In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Welcomes New General Surgeon

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes Akpene Gbegnon, MD, MS, to the general surgery team.

September 25, 2018 breast cancer ribbon In The News Read Article

Susquehanna Health Foundation Partners with Regional Car Dealerships for Drive for a Cause

During the month of October, participating dealerships will donate $25 for every new or used car sold to UPMC Susquehanna’s Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center.

September 25, 2018 Tahir Health & Wellness Read Article

Personalized Approach to Breast Screening Guidelines Q & A

One size fits all guidelines for breast cancer screenings are giving way to a more personalized approach, based on an individual’s risk factors, to determine the age, frequency and type of breast cancer screening that will be most effective.

September 24, 2018 heart attack In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attacks

UPMC Susquehanna has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2018 for excellence in heart attack care. UPMC Susquehanna is one of only 37 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

September 24, 2018 student nurse In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Summer Nurse Intern Program Now Accepting Applicants

UPMC Susquehanna is now accepting applicants for the 2019 Student Nurse Internship Program. The Summer Nurse Internship is a 10-week paid program which runs mid-May through July 26, 2019.

September 20, 2018 mammogram In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness with $55 Mammograms

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, UPMC Susquehanna will offer $55 mammograms to women with limited or no insurance coverage and no prior history of breast disease.

September 14, 2018 prostate screening In The News Read Article

Effective Prostate Cancer Screening Begins with a Conversation

Men, have you talked to your doctor about your risks for prostate cancer?