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CSSMCW Signs Rose Vial for 2019 Donate Life Rose Parade

Posted: 10/8/2018

President and CEO Tom Kurtz joined the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) for a rose vial signing ceremony. The rose vial will be placed on the Donate Life Rose Parade float featured at the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Posted: 8/2/2018

On August 2, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of the new Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). Patients with advanced coronary artery disease can schedule their elective procedure conveniently, close to home, and without the stressors of travel, time, and availability of larger facilities

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Third Annual Showcase Chefs Event a Success

Posted: 11/15/2017

On November 2, the Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary held the 3rd Annual Showcase Chefs event at the Windber Community Building.

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Formal Renaming Ceremony - Full Version

Posted: 9/13/2016

The full version of the Formal Renaming Ceremony today. Thank you to all who celebrated with us in person and via the live feed!

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber  Patrick Soon-Shiong  Tom Kurtz  CSSMCW

A brief clip from our Formal Renaming Ceremony today

Posted: 9/8/2016

A brief clip from our Formal Renaming Ceremony today. Thank you to all who celebrated with us in person and via the live feed!

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Windber hospital, institute renamed

Posted: 6/1/2016

New names and logos unveiled this week represent the future of Windber Medical Center and Windber Research Institute, while celebrating the organizations’ heritage, leaders say.

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Windber hospital to be part of 'huge development' in researching cancer

Posted: 1/11/2016

Area cancer patients will have an opportunity to participate in the latest research through Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber's participation in an unprecedented collaboration announced Monday.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber ready for 'rebirth', new name as part of Chan Soon-Shiong Institute

Posted: 1/6/2016

Randy Griffith of the Tribune-Democrat reports that the soon-to-be-former Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber has officially become a part of Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  Oncology  Tom Kurtz  Patrick Soon-Shiong  Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber

Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Receives $29k From Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc

Posted: 12/17/2015

On Wednesday, December 16, members of the Girls Night Out (GNO) Altoona, Inc. committee delivered a donation of $29,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  Breast Care Center  Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center  Tom Kurtz