Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC In the News

As one of the nation’s top five hospitals specializing in women’s care, Magee is frequently featured in the news. See below to read some recent articles highlighting a few of our services.

October 2014

Magee patient and mother continue to set goals despite battle with cancer
Trib Total Media

October 2014

Sometimes babies are born too early and are treated by Magee experts in the NICU; read about two local mothers' incredible journeys
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

September 2014

Dr. Kandace McGuire discusses the results of a recent study linking abdominal fat and breast cancer.
NBC News

​September 2014

​Kandace McGuire, MD, director of the pre-menopausal breast cancer program at Magee discusses a study regarding the recent increase in the rate of double mastectomies seen in younger breast cancer patients.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

July 2014

Magee's Dr. Andrew-Jaja has been singing to the 8,000 babies he has delivered for the past three decades
Huffington Post

June 2014 ​3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results
NBC News
January 2014 Magee Hospital Set To Open New Emergency Department
CBS Pittsburgh
January 2014 Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC set to debut new emergency department
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 2013 Study conducted by Dr. Anita Courcoulas shows bariatric surgery can lead to improvements in health
ABC 7, Los Angeles ​

November 2013

The benefits of pregnant women exercising for two
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 2013​
September 2013​

Savor Pittsburgh a delicious fundraiser for neonatal unit
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

July 2013

For the healthiest baby, summer is the best time to conceive, study says
The Washington Post

July 2013 3-D breast biopsies offer new hope in fight against cancer.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 2013 First 3D guided biopsy done at Magee.
Pittsburgh Business Times
July 2013 Dr. Hyagriv Simhan, chief of maternal fetal medicine and vice chair of obstetrics discusses due date accuracy.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 2013 Dr. Robert Edwards, co-director gynecologic oncology discusses BRCA and ovary removal.
Today Health
July 2013 Dr. Draion Burch discusses a study on genetic breast cancer in African American women. 
Inside UPMC
May 2013 Gretchen Ahrendt, the director of Surgical Breast Services at Magee-Women’s Hospital discusses testing for BRCA gene mutations.
Huffington Post
May 2013 Read Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt's insights about BRCA genetic testing at Magee-Women's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 2013 Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC patient Amisha Upadhyay discusses her experience with a voluntary double mastectomy.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
May 2013 Adam Brufsky, medical director of the Women's Cancer Center at Magee and cancer patient, Kate Crawford are interviewed about life after diagnosis.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 2013 Sylvia Bernassoli, a certified registered nurse anesthetist with the Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, plans to donate a portion of her retirement savings to infertility research.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
April 2013 Learn about the Pittsburgh couple expecting quintuplets after first time using fertility treatment. (video) 
March 2013 Text message reminders don't increase flu vaccinations in pregnant women, according to a small pilot study.
March 2013 Deliveries at Magee trended upward despite a sluggish economy.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 2013 Increase in younger women with advanced breast cancer. (video)
February 2013 Doctors at Magee’s Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center find a life-saving treatment for a real medical mystery. (video)
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