Location: Penn State Cancer Institute
To support ongoing growth and evolving functions of Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s Board of Trustees today (Feb. 22) approved an action taken recently by the Penn State Health Board of Directors to establish two distinct leadership roles — a dean and a CEO — to oversee the medical […]
Dr. Craig Hillemeier, dean of Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State’s senior vice president for health affairs and chief executive officer of Penn State Health, has announced his upcoming retirement.
For the research investigators and physicians who make up the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center at Penn State Children’s Hospital, the impact of THON is felt long after the 46-hour dance marathon is over.
The American Cancer Society has awarded $728,000 in funding to Penn State College of Medicine researcher Shirley Bluethmann to study whether exercise reduces joint pain and increases adherence to a type of lifesaving medication called aromatase inhibitors in women who have survived breast cancer.
The incidence of thyroid cancer was associated with malpractice payouts in a recent study by Penn State Cancer Institute researchers. Because thyroid cancer is not usually fatal, the findings suggest that physicians sometimes offer unnecessary testing to avoid being sued.
A $5.5 million addition to Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center featuring leading-edge radiation oncology technology is now open and offering people in the Berks region a wider range of treatments close to home. Penn State Health St. Joseph celebrated the expansion on Wednesday evening. “We know that a cancer diagnosis changes everything,” said […]