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Gastroenterology Doctor Joins Medical Staff at CSSMCW

Mohammad Javad Saadat, MD has joined the medical staff at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber, where he will perform gastroenterologic procedures, such as colonoscopies and endoscopies.

Saadat earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Montserrat of the British West Indies. He completed a general surgery residency at …

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Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $38,500 Donation to JMBCC

Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee delivered a donation of $38,500 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. The tenth annual event was held in …

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Ferndale Students Present $1,000 Check to JMBCC

Ferndale varsity and junior high cheerleaders presented a check for $1,000 to the JMBCC. Together with the football boosters, they held a Pink Out game, basket raffle, t-shirt & bake sale, and 50/50.

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Students from Hiram G. Andrews raise funds for JMBCC

The students at the Hiram G. Andrews Center and Commonwealth Technical Institute organized a pink awareness sale, raising $352 for the JMBCC.

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Shade High School donates $1,614 to the JMBCC

Shade High School hosted a Pink for a Purpose Volleyball game that raised $1,614 for the JMBCC. Every year this project is coordinated by a junior student. This year’s student is Katie Cook.

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Barnes Saly & Company Donates $6,500 to JMBCC

In November, representatives from Barnes Saly & Company presented a $6,500 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) from their 10th Bingo for a Cause fundraiser, a designer purse bingo event that was held at the end of September.

Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance to patients …

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Pitt-Johnstown’s Staff Association Council Donates to JMBCC

Pitt-Johnstown’s Staff Association Council, along with several students and staff members, presented a check for $475 to the JMBCC. The money was raised through the sale of H2P (Hail to Pink) jerseys.

Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services …

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Forest Hills Football Team Presents $2,000 to JMBCC

Senior players representing the Forest Hills football team presented a $2,000 check to the JMBCC. To raise funds, the team hosted a teacher and staff dress down day and the football boosters sold t-shirts at the annual Pink Out game on behalf of the team.

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CSSMCW Welcomes New Gynecologist, Dr. Howard Horne

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Howard Horne, MD, who will see patients at Windber GYN Associates beginning in December. He joins Reid Gentile, DO, FACOG; Ashley Beener, CRNP; and Laura Dziagwa, CRNP. Dr. Horne comes to the hospital with 18 years of surgical experience and specializes in obstetrics and gynecology.

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UPJ’s Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Tau Gamma Give to JMBCC

The sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma and the brothers of Sigma Tau Gamma from UPJ held a volleyball tournament in October raising $230 for the JMBCC.

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