Minimally Invasive Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery
Thoracic surgeons at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital are using the advanced da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform minimally invasive lung cancer surgery, offering new hope to patients with early stage lung cancer who may not be good candidates for a more invasive operation. Dr. Lana Schumacher, AGH thoracic surgeon, talks to Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI-TV about the hospital's robotic surgery capabilities. To learn more about Allegheny General Hospital's cancer capabilities, visit http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/canc...
Plum Oakmont Patch.com: Plum Boy Uses Birthday Money to Make Kids' Hospital Stay Easier
Monday, August 6th, 2012
Children receiving care at Allegheny General Hospital can enjoy video games thanks to a Plum boy.
Last month, Plum resident Eddie Miller, a sixth-grader at St. John the Baptist School, delivered new Xbox games to the pediatric ward at the hospital. Eddie and his parents, Edward and Christine, purchased the games with money and gift cards he received for his 11th birthday.
To read more,visit the Plum-Oakmont Patch website.