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Types of breast cancer surgeries

Published on October 28, 2014 By Theodor Kaufman, MD, FACS, general surgery, Mount Nittany Physician Group

When faced with a breast cancer diagnosis, typically some type of surgery is required to treat the cancer. The goal is to remove as much of the cancer as possible, but because there are different options, you and your physician will determine the best approach for you based on typed of cancer, size of tumor and lymph node involvement. 

Lumpectomy: In a lumpectomy, the aim is to remove the cancer while conserving the breast. In this type of surgery, the breast tissue that contains cancer cells will be removed. Additionally, the surgeon will also remove a margin of normal breast tissue...

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Message from President & CEO: Ebola preparedness

Published on October 25, 2014

Dear friends,

Recognizing that we live in a global community, and that there is significant concern about Ebola, I wanted to simply take a moment to let you know what we are doing at Mount Nittany Health to be prepared as we deal with this recent challenge.

First and foremost, we are continuing to monitor the outbreak as it evolves through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Health, and many other expert sources. We are following, or in many cases exceeding, the most current guidelines by these organizations to ensure that we are protecting our staff, o...

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Ebola preparedness

Published on October 20, 2014

Recognizing that we live in a global community, and as the Ebola outbreak develops and officials learn more about the virus, Mount Nittany Health is closely monitoring the situation and staying prepared by following the most current guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and others. We are also committed to keeping you informed about Ebola and what matters most to you.

How are we preparing at Mount Nittany Health? Staying informed - We are continuously monitoring the outbreak as it evolves through the CDC, Pennsylvania...

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