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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/25/2014
Format: 04/25/2014


Seattle Times: Medicare weighs if it will cover costly prostate vaccine

Monday, November 29th, 2010

For nearly a decade, many men with prostate cancer have followed the slow progress of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval process for Provenge. In April it became the first therapeutic cancer vaccine approved by the FDA after clinical trials showed it added, on average, four months to recipients' life expectancy.

Prostate cancer Experts from the West Penn Allegheny Health System discuss the potential of Provenge in this Seattle Times published report.

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