Browsing the "Oncology" Category

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


In the News: St. Luke’s Gets Regional Attention

March 6th, 2017

We are excited to share with you two articles that are running in this month’s Good Housekeeping, Redbook and Woman’s Day magazines. These articles include patient stories and feature Michael Patriarco, DO and Israel Zighelboim, MD. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share our great accomplishments, stories and offerings of our Network. To


St. Luke’s Cancer Program Again Earns Accreditation With Commendation

January 20th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (1/11/2017) – St. Luke’s University Health Network has earned another three-year Accreditation with Commendation as an Integrated Network Cancer Program (INCP) from the Commission on Cancer of the Chicago-based American College of Surgeons (CoC). The Network also earned Accreditation with Commendation in 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. To earn the voluntary CoC accreditation,