previous arrow
next arrow


UPMC Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 3rd Time

For the third year in a row, the Ethisphere Institute, an organization focused on defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named UPMC one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. UPMC, which has provided health care in Italy for over two decades, starting at ISMETT in Palermo, is one of 135 organizations […]

Read More

UPMC Academy in Italy: CME Integrated Senology Webinar

On Thursday 25 February 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., UPMC will host the live webinar “Integrated Senology Atelier”, a free workshop offering participants 4.5 CME credits. Dr. Riccardo Masetti, Full Professor of General Surgery at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome, Director of the Senology Integrated Center of the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario […]

Read More

Fecal Transplant Boosts Cancer Immunotherapy

Fecal Transplant Turns Cancer Immunotherapy Non-Responders into Responders Researchers at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) demonstrate that changing the gut microbiome can transform patients with advanced melanoma who never responded to immunotherapy—which has a failure rate of 40% for this type of cancer—into patients who do. The results of this […]

Read More

Fact or Fiction: How Much Do You Know About Cancer?

Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer every year. Most of us probably know someone who has — or had — cancer. However, myths and misunderstandings about the disease persist. Can you separate fact from fiction? CANCER IS A BLANKET TERM FOR MANY DISEASES, NOT JUST ONE Fact. Cancer refers to cells that rapidly divide and […]

Read More

COVID-19: UPMC’s telemedicine platform receives USAID support

COVID-19: UPMC’s telemedicine platform receives U.S. Government support to provide remote care to vulnerable patients in Italy. The United States Agency for International Development has committed $1.8 million to  develop a solution to support the Italian health system The healthcare group UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) was awarded $ 1.8 million by the United States Government, […]

Read More