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Cancer

Links to the Future: Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots, Progress on Paralysis, and More By Sam Nolan
September 16 2016

Cancer-fighting nanorobots are only one of the amazing advances in this collection of articles on the future of health care.

Five medical workers
Meet Your Highmark Health Care Team: Cancer Outreach Nurses By Jasmine Davis
August 19 2016

Not all nurses work in medical settings. Meet a 30-year nursing veteran who helps health plan members battling cancer.

Dr. Virginia Calega
Inside the Highmark Cancer Collaborative:
Meet Dr. Virginia Calega
By Don Bertschman
August 9 2016

The old system is broken. Dr. Virginia Calega talks about the Highmark Cancer Collaborative’s new approach to health care.

Dentist holding power drill
Links to the Future: New Tool for Stroke Rehab, a National Cancer Care Model and More By Sam Nolan
July 27 2016

Replacing drills and toxic fillings by getting teeth to regenerate their own tissue — we like this link to the future.

Dr. David Parda of the Allegheny Health Network
Inside the Highmark Cancer Collaborative: Meet David Parda, MD By Don Bertschman
April 10 2016

Dr. David Parda explains how the Highmark Cancer Collaborative is improving quality, access, experience and value.

MRI of a brain tumor
Brain Cancer Expert Joins Allegheny Health Network By Adam Burau
March 29 2016

Dr. Tulika Ranjan puts her expertise in brain cancer treatment to work in western Pennsylvania.

Links To The Future
Links to the Future: Tumor-Detecting Glasses, a Bionic Spine and More By Sam Nolan
March 9 2016

Learn how researchers are teaching the body to fight cancer, helping paralyzed patients walk again, and more.

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