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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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Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $47,500 Donation to JMBCC

The Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $47,500, their largest donation to date, 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. After being …

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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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Screen One Screen All Receives Grant Funding from Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) recently received funding from the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) to support student, patient, and community education geared toward women’s health.

The funding from CFA will help the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center and Windber GYN Associates to purchase educational models and materials that tie …

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Ann Harris Smith Foundation and CSSMCW Collaborate to Encourage Women to Screen One Screen All

Two area non-profit organizations, The Ann Harris Smith Foundation and Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW), are excited to announce their partnership to promote Screen One Screen All, an awareness campaign created to encourage women to schedule their health exams.

In January, after noticing that many women had delayed their regular screenings due to …

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Girls Night Out Altoona 2020

Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $14K Donation to JMBCC

Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee delivered a donation of $14,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Typically, each year the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 …

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Screen ONE Screen ALL Campaign Launched at Windber Hospital

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month–the perfect opportunity for women to start 2021 thinking about screening, prevention, and getting their overall health exams back on track.

“2020 has been a rough year all around and we fear many women may have put off important health screenings due to COVID-19,” says Erin Goins, Director of Women’s …

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Low Dose 3D Mammogram

Breast Cancer Screening: Self-Exams and Mammograms

By Trudi Brown, MD, FACS – Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Medical Director

Breast self-exams are one of the most important things that women can do to protect their health. There can be very subtle changes to breasts that only a patient who is regularly performing self-exams will be able to detect.

The most important thing is …

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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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JMBCC Receives $8,920 Donation from the Johnstown Walk of Hope

The Johnstown Walk of Hope, a fund created through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, presented an $8,920 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center.

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