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JMBCC’s 5th Annual Color Me Pink Run/Walk a Success

On Saturday, October 26, the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) held its 5th annual Color Me Pink Run/Walk. More than 215 attendees enjoyed a 5K run or 1.5 mile walk dotted with pink color stations throughout the streets of Windber.

“The Color Me Pink Run/Walk was a great success this year. I want to thank …

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JMBCC Accepts $4000 Donation from Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS presented a $4,000 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center from Pink Out Day employee t-shirt sales and a lottery tree raffle.

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 – including mammograms, follow-up diagnostic services, and …

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Lions Club Donates Brady Buggy to CSSMCW Pediatric Therapy Program

Ervin and Linda Myers represented the Somerset Lions Club, 14-M, who generously donated a Brady Buggy to CSSMCW’s pediatric therapy program. The buggy, affectionately dubbed Leo the Lion, brings smiles to children undergoing therapy who visit the office. Physical Therapist Tonya McCool said “The Brady Buggy will allow our kiddos to move throughout our facility …

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CSSMCW Signs Rose Vial for 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) President Tom Kurtz joined Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Professional Services Liaison Angie Hockman, for a rose vial signing ceremony. The rose vial will be placed on the Donate Life Rose Parade® float featured at the 2020 Tournament of Roses® Parade.

Celebrating its 18th year of participating …

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JMBCC Accepts Donation from Conemaugh Valley Pink Out Game

The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center accepted a check for $520.50 from the Conemaugh Valley Football Boosters. Funds were raised during the high school Pink Out football game from a 50/50 raffle and concession stand donations.

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

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JMBCC Receives $12,100 Donation from the Johnstown Walk of Hope

The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) accepted a check for $12,110 from the Johnstown Walk of Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money to support local cancer patients and caregivers in our area. This year, they presented a total of $55,350 to three area cancer nonprofits in support of their mission to assist …

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CSSMCW Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions continue to have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in the greater Johnstown, Windber, and surrounding areas.

Taesun Moon, DO, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director at Chan Soon-Shiong …

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CSSMCW’S Dr. David Csikos Promoted to Chief Medical Officer

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce the promotion of David Csikos, MD from Vice President of Medical Affairs to Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Csikos will oversee clinical services and become the clinical point of contact for the CSSMCW team, medical staff, and independent physicians in the community.

This expands his …

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CSSMCW Receives PCI Program Accreditation from Corazon

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is proud that our Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program has been accredited by Corazon, a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty based in Pittsburgh. PCI, also known as coronary angioplasty, is a nonsurgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart through cardiac catheterization.

Through a rigorous …

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JMBCC Receives Donation from Spangler Subaru

On June 13, Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) and Spangler Subaru presented a check for $6,454 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). The JMBCC was chosen as a beneficiary in the 2018 Subaru Share the Love event, marking their third year of partnership.

From November 15, …

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