Browsing the "Oncology" Category

“The Girls” Night Out Highlights After-Cancer Reconstruction Options

November 10th, 2017

St. Luke’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Sponsored Fundraiser St. Luke’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery hosted a fun-filled evening with live music and a wine tasting at the Allentown Brew Works, 812 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, on Oct. 26, National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. A fundraising event, “The Girls” Night Out raised over $6,000 for the St. Luke’s Cancer Center


Monroe County’s Newest Cancer Center Opens

November 8th, 2017

St. Luke’s Medical Office Building features award-winning cancer care, as well as specialty services. St. Luke’s new, $22 million Cancer Center and Medical Office Building expands the breadth of offerings at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus to include medical, surgical and gynecologic oncology, radiation therapy, infusion (chemotherapy), imaging, orthopedics and a sleep lab. The three-floor, 37,500-square-foot building is located at


Donors Fund NanoKnife for St. Luke’s Tumor Patients

November 1st, 2017

Thanks to generous donations, patients in the Lehigh Valley suffering from previously inoperable liver or pancreatic tumors now have a leading-edge treatment available to them at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. Donors have contributed $125,000 toward the purchase of a NanoKnife, a device used in a minimally invasive procedure that targets and kills hard-to-reach tumors


Healing Begins Here – Chrissie’s Story

October 20th, 2017

When Chrissie was told she had breast cancer, she thought “Okay, this is my time. I need a plan.” Through grace, grit and a purely positive outlook, Chrissie fought Stage 3 breast cancer head on. When Chrissie, 51, of Center Valley, heard the words “breast cancer” from her doctor, there was no time for sadness,


St. Luke’s Recognized as ‘Readers’ Choice’

October 4th, 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network has again received top honors as part of the 14th Annual Morning Call Readers’ Choice awards. The Network has been identified as the region’s: Best Cancer Center Best Nursing Services Best Obstetrician (St. Luke’s Riverside Women’s Healthcare) Best Place to Have a Baby


St. Luke’s Cancer Doctors Published in Prestigious Medical Journals

July 3rd, 2017

Two oncologists from St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) have published peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals, placing St. Luke’s melanoma research team among the top global expert-investigators in this important clinical area. “This work shows that not only is St. Luke’s committed to the highest levels of patient care and satisfaction, but we are also an institution


St. Luke’s offers new type of PET/CT scan

June 30th, 2017

New technology helps detect recurrent prostate cancer sooner St. Luke’s University Health Network is among the first in the region to offer a new PET/CT scan for patients who have been treated for prostate cancer but who may be having a recurrence. The scan uses the new molecular imaging agent recently approved by the


Join Us LIVE in the Operating Room on Thursday, March 30

March 29th, 2017

Did you know that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer? Learn how to beat the odds and what to do if you are diagnosed. Join us on Thursday, March 30 at 8 pm for a LIVE discussion with surgical oncologist, Lee Riley, MD and get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the incredible