The Regional Cancer Center (RCC), a joint venture of Saint Vincent Health System and UPMC Hamot, has been bringing expert cancer care close to home for patients in the northwestern Pennsylvania region since 1987 and is affiliated with UPMC CancerCenter, one of the largest integrated community networks of cancer physicians and health care specialists in the country. more»
A Face of RCC
Pam Leins has been in remission from lymphoma since December 2007. Ironically she was caring for her husband, Mike, at the time of her own diagnosis. Mike was recovering from surgery for esophageal cancer. Many things changed for the Leins in 2007. F...read more >
What Our Patients Are Saying...
"People were very friendly & concerned about my well being."
Hear what Conrad Stachelek, MD, PhD has to say on choosing The Regional Cancer Center.
In December we, at RCC, honor caregivers. December can be a joyous time but with the joy can come stress – especially if you are caring for a loved one. While everyone else is enjoying the hustle and bustle and the joy of the holiday season, there are many caregivers out there who just want the whole thing over with.
Being a smoker cuts about 10 years off your life expectancy - but if you quit before you hit 40, you can get nearly all those years back, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto.