TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Lemieux Center for Blood Cancers dedicated in Shadyside

Daily Photo Galleries

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, 9:24 p.m.
 

Hockey great Mario Lemieux joined UPMC officials on Tuesday at the dedication of the Mario Lemieux Center for Blood Cancers in Shadyside.

The outpatient facility provides services to patients with leukemia, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other blood malignancies.

Lemieux, co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is a cancer survivor.

The center, part of UPMC Cancer Centers and the University of Pitsburgh Cancer Institute, is located on the fourth floor of the Hillman Cancer Center.

Officials said patients who normally have to travel to different offices to visit clinicians and undergo tests instead will be able to do everything in one place. The center will enable more patients to enroll in clinical trials.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Ferrante trial: Doctor couldn’t figure out what made Klein so sick
  2. Pennsylvania chips in $2.5M for $38M boutique hotel in Pittsburgh
  3. Counterfeit credit card ring falls for failure to remember birth date on fake ID
  4. Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement
  5. Fight against Islamic State at impasse, military commanders say
  6. Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans
  7. Predators winger Neal caught ‘blindsided’ by trade from Penguins
  8. Monsour hospital properties sold at free-and-clear sale
  9. Steelers free safety Mitchell is still settling into role on defense
  10. Nationwide drug ring was centered in Homewood, prosecutor says
  11. Arrest made in connection with Rostraver home invasion
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.