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TOGNO Check Presentation to JMBCC 2022

Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Donates $143,330 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center

On April 27, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation presented a donation of $143,330 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the Foundation holds an annual fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. The 14th annual event …

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Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Turns 20

There is a famous Margaret Mead quote that says, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Nothing could be truer about the small group of local folks who believed that a breast care center in the small town of Windber, …

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Antibody Testing for JMBCC Cancer Patients Begins, Is Funded by TOGNO Foundation

Funded by the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Foundation, COVID-19 IgG antibody testing for Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) cancer patients began on Thursday, August 6. The patients have the option to have one antibody test for their personal knowledge or to volunteer to participate in Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular …

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Windber institute launches COVID-19 antibody research project

Article by: Randy Griffith, The Tribune-Democrat
Photo by: Thomas Slusser, The Tribune-Democrat
Reprinted with permission. Click here for the original article.

Scientists at Windber’s renowned research institute are gaining inspiration from the organization’s earliest days to address today’s COVID-19 pandemic while looking to the future.

Researchers at Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine are working with …

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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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CSSIMMW receives $10,000 from 1st Summit Bank

Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW) received two donations totaling $10,000 from 1st Summit Bank for the Education Improvement Tax Credit Program at CSSIMMW. This allows businesses to earn a tax credit while increasing educational opportunities through CSSIMMW for youth in our community.

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Church of the Brethren Home Presents $307 Check to Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center

Church of the Brethren Home (COBH) Ice Cream Parlor Manager Dan Dadura presented a check for $307 to Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Manager Erin Goins on behalf of the COBH staff. The funds were raised through several activities held during October: Dadura baked sugar cookies with pink icing to sell in the parlor and staff members purchased breast cancer awareness bracelets to wear on specific dress down days to support the cause.

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Precision Fitness Raises $1,503.75 for Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center

Precision Fitness, located in Somerset, donated $1,503.75 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). To raise the funds, the fitness club held a silent auction, pink ribbon sale, new/used t-shirt sale, and a night of cardio called the Pink-A-Thon. They also collected money from employees who wore jeans to work on Fridays.

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Formal Renaming Ceremony – Full Version

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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A brief clip from our Formal Renaming Ceremony today

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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