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    Directions to Mount Nittany Medical Center in event/football traffic

    Please follow this plan developed by Mount Nittany Medical Center's Security Department, State College Police Department and the Pennsylvania State University Police Department to assist the public and Medical Center staff accessing the Medical Center during football game weekends.

    Download the directions and corresponding map here to get to Orchard Road from State College, Bellefonte, Port Matilda and I-99 West.

    Police will not permit traffic on Orchard Road to get backed up at the Park Avenue stop sign. All traffic will be directed onto Park Avenue toward the Medical Center.

    If you have traffic problems somewhere other than Orchard Road and you have a cell phone, call 911. Give your name, exact location, destination (Medical Center), make, model, and color of your vehicle. If possible, a police officer will be sent to escort you to the Medical Center. When you see the police officer, get out of your car and wave so that he/she can identify you. Please use this privilege in extreme emergencies only.

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    Types of breast cancer surgeries

    Published on October 28, 2014 By Theodor Kaufman, MD, FACS, general surgery, Mount Nittany Physician Group

    When faced with a breast cancer diagnosis, typically some type of surgery is required to treat the cancer. The goal is to remove as much of the cancer as possible, but because there are different options, you and your physician will determine the best approach for you based on typed of cancer, size of tumor and lymph node involvement.  Lumpectomy: In a lumpectomy, the aim is to remove the cancer while conserving the breast. In this type of surgery, the breast tissue that contains cancer cells will be removed. Additionally, the surgeon will also remove a margin of normal breast tissue t...

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    The Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Tournament raised $150,000 for the new Cancer Center.

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