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Fire Departments Team Up to Raise $1720 for JMBCC

Hope Fire Company and Nanty Glo Fire Department teamed up to raise money for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. They sold t-shirts for breast cancer awareness, raising $1720. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related …

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Serving Those Who Served: Providing Serious Illness Care to Veterans

Windber Hospice delivers Veteran-centric care to the Community as a We Honor Veterans partner

As the nation honors American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, November 11, Windber Hospice at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber extends recognition and Veteran-centric care to military Veterans and their families when facing a life-limiting illness throughout …

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Kitron Donates $200 to JMBCC

Employees at Kitron held a t-shirt sale to raise $200 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. 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 genetic counseling.

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Bedford County VoTech Center’s Health Assisting Classes Donates $502.77 to JMBCC

The Bedford County VoTech Center’s Health Assisting classes held a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, raising $502.77 in just two weeks. The three class sessions competed against one another to raise the most money and then voted to donate the funds to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. To raise funds, the students …

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Celebrating Our Nurse Practitioners

Communities nationwide are honoring the critical role of Nurse Practitioners (NPs), who are championing the health of America’s patients, as part of this year’s annual recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week (NP Week), beginning November 8, 2020. The theme for this year’s celebration of NP Week is “NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.” The 2020 …

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Sandy Johns Raises $600 for JMBCC

Becky Bodenshatz (left), owner of Sandy Johns in Ebensburg, presented a $600 donation to Director of the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Erin Goins (right). She raised the funds at her shop in just four days by selling pink flower bouquets. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance …

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Johnstown Walk of Hope Donates $8,000 to JMBCC

This October, Marlene Singer (left) of the The Johnstown Walk of Hope (JWOH) presented an $8,000 donation to Director of Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) Erin Goins (right) to benefit the facility’s Pink Ribbon Care fund. This program provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services – …

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November is Hospice, Palliative Care & Home Health Month

During November the hospice, palliative care, and home health community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, social workers, chaplains, and support staff who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.

This …

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TOGNO Check Presentation 2020

Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Donates $25K to JMBCC

On October 29, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation delivered a donation of $25,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Typically, each year the Foundation holds an annual fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. Unfortunately, …

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Weight Loss Bariatrics 100,000 pounds lost

Bariatric Surgery and Non-Surgical Medical Weight Loss Program Reaches Milestone – 100,000 Pounds Lost

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is proud to announce that its bariatric surgery and non-surgical medical weight loss program reached a major milestone this month – a total of more than 100,000 pounds lost since the program began in 2006.

Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and …

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