Regional Cancer Center ~ Erie, PA


  • Obesity Increases Breast Cancer Risk

    Postmenopausal women who are overweight and especially obese have a greater risk of developing breast cancers, finds a new study that highlights the importance of preventing weight gain, as it also raises questions about whether losing weight necessarily reduces that risk.

    Posted 06.24.15

  • Tea, Flavonoids, May Lower Early Mortality Risk for Women

    Older women who drank tea and ate other foods high in flavonoids had a lower risk of earlier mortality from cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as any cause, found a recent study from Australia

    Posted 06.19.15

  • Trans Fats Banned- What that Could Mean for your Cancer Risk

    In three years, you won’t be seeing foods with added trans-fat on your grocery shelves, thanks to action from the federal government announced on June 16th, 2015. The step was taken primarily for heart health but it’s a great opportunity to help you shift to a more cancer-protective diet.

    Posted 06.17.15

  • Understanding Sarcoma

    Soft Tissue Sarcoma is a rare form of cancer. It comprises approximately one percent of all cancers diagnosed.

    Posted 06.10.15

  • Dairy Increases Risk for Death from Prostate Cancer

    Dairy products may increase your risk of death from prostate cancer, according to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.

    Posted 06.01.15

  • Construction to Cause Delays

    Construction work at 12th Street and I-79 continues. Please plan for additional travel time due to construction delays and closures

    Posted 05.29.15

  • Luminaries to Honor Cancer Survivors

    Sunday, June 7th is National Cancer Survivor Day. At dusk on Saturday, June 6th, we will be turning off all exterior lights and illuminating our property with "Hope" through personalized luminaries. We look forward to being able to remember, honor and celebrate the many survivors and invite the community to do the same.

    Posted 05.26.15

  • Understanding Brain Tumors

    A brain tumor is an abnormal growth 
of tissue in the brain or central spine that can disrupt proper brain function. Doctors refer to a tumor based on where the tumor cells originated, and whether they are cancerous (malignant) or not (benign).

    Posted 05.15.15

  • Erie Philharmonic on the go

    As part of the Erie Philharmonic’s Community Music Connections Program, the Erie Philharmonic ensemble with Daniel Meyer conducting, performed live at The Regional Cancer Center.

    Posted 05.14.15

  • RCC Wins the UPMC CancerCenter Stanley Cup Award

    Each quarter, UPMC CancerCenters selects one of their 40+ sites as the recipient of their “Stanley Cup” Award. This award recognizes creative initiatives related to patient satisfaction.

    Posted 05.12.15

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