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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

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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JMBCC Receives Donation from Spangler Subaru

On June 7, Subaru of America, Inc. and Spangler Subaru today presented a check for $10,816 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber. The JMBCC was chosen as a beneficiary in the 2017 Subaru Share the Love event.

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TOGNO Foundation Delivers Largest Donation to Date

On April 30, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Foundation delivered a donation of $122,000, the largest in the event�s history, to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center JMBCC in support of patient care services.

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CSSIMMW Announces Milestone Publication of Nation’s First Standardized Genomic-Clinical Database, Correlating TCGA Molecular Signatures with Clinical End Points of 11,000 Patients Across 33 Cancer Types

The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSS Institute), a non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced findings from the first-ever comprehensive effort to systematically process, analyze and evaluate The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) clinical data and provide the clinical significance of molecular markers relative to outcomes and survival of the patients.

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Dr. Csikos Joins PA Medical Society Board of Trustees

David A. Csikos, MD, FACP was recently chosen by the Pennsylvania Medical Society�s (PAMED) Board of Trustees to fill a vacant seat. He is an internal medicine specialist from Windber who will serve until October 2018 as PAMED�s 11th District Trustee.

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Richland High School’s Key Club Donates $2,500 to JMBCC

Richland High School�s Key Club raised $2,500 to benefit the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in October during their Pink Out Campaign.

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Barnes Saly & Company Donates $8,150 to JMBCC

representatives from Barnes Saly & Company presented a $8,150 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center from their 9th Bingo for a Cause fundraiser, a designer purse bingo event.

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Associates in Family Eyecare Gives to JMBCC

Associates in Family Eyecare raised $1,700 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. For every pair of ladies glasses sold, the office donated $5. Additionally, a free gift was given to all women who purchased glasses during the month of October. Associates in Family Eyecare began raising funds to support breast cancer awareness in 2017, …

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Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $34,600 Donation to JMBCC

Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. committee delivered a donation of $34,600 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in support of patient care services.

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Shade High School Presents $200 to JMBCC

On December 11, Shade High School student Morgan Maurer presented a check for $200 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Director Erin Goins. The funds were raised at the school�s annual Pink for a Purpose volleyball game.

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