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UPMC St. Margaret Alive & Well Presentation to Explore Advances in Cancer

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Stephanie Stanley

Lisa Lombardo
Senior Manager, Regional Communications

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WHAT: UPMC St. Margaret presents a discussion about advances in chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. Participants will learn about the various treatment options, why they are used, and how they target specific cancer types. Free health screenings will be offered, including blood pressure and bone density screenings.

A free hot dinner will be served and parking will be validated.

Registration is required. To register, call 1-866-939-RSVP (7787), or visit

WHY: According to the American Cancer Society, 1.7 million people across the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer this year.

WHO: Peter G. Ellis, M.D., medical oncologist ata UPMC St. Margaret and director of the medical oncology network for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.

WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12

  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner and free health screenings
  • 6 p.m. – Presentation

WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers A, B and C, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215.

Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at or 412-586-9762.

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