UPMC Hosts Free Seminars


HARRISBURG— UPMC in Central Pa. is hosting a series of community presentations this fall featuring UPMC experts speaking on a variety of health topics.  

In October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a dinner and education event will feature presentations on women’s health, specifically cancer risks. Participants will hear from a breast surgeon and gynecologic oncologist as they discuss cancer risks specific to women, as well as prevention, screenings and available treatments. 

Participants can choose from two locations and are invited to enjoy a free buffet dinner that starts 30 minutes prior to the panel presentation. Those interested can register at UPMC.com/FallEvents or by calling 717-231-8900. 


Expert Insight: Women’s Cancer Risk Factors, Prevention, Screenings, and the Latest Treatments 

  • Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., The Orchards Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., The Red Headed League Public House, 33 South 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

A series of free virtual seminars on various topics will also be held in October and November. Participants simply need a computer or smart device with internet access to take part. 


  • Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m.
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Medical and Surgical Management 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
    Properly Managing Your Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.
    The Heart-Brain Connection in Stroke 
  • Monday, Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m.
    Latest Thyroid Treatments and Surgical Options 
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m.
    Heart and Lung Screenings: What is Right for You? 
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