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
Diagnostic tests at Saint Vincent Health Center set Don Melerski on a quick path to cancer treatment in April of this year. Collaboration among multiple physicians identified the left sided weakness he had been experiencing as stage 4, non small cell...read more >
What Our Patients Are Saying...
"A special thank you and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all employees in the Chemo Department. I finished by therapy on November 1st. Things are ..."
Hear what Conrad Stachelek, MD, PhD has to say on choosing The Regional Cancer Center.
Cancer cases could drop by 1/3 through healthy living choices. Early detection of cancer leads to the best chance for cure. The Regional Cancer Center is working to introduce a mobile cancer screening resource to the Erie community. The “Healthy Living Coach” will offer access to screenings and healthy living information to those most in need.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death among men, only slightly below heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost one of every two men will develop cancer in their lifetime.