October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What better time to celebrate our patients, our researchers, and the impact UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and Magee-Womens Research Institute make on breast cancer treatment and survival. With your support, we’ll continue to make history and #ChangeHerStory.
84 Lumber Donates 84 Mammograms to Local Women
Building materials company donates 84 mammograms and launches partnership with former NFL player Brett Keisel, Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
#StrikeAChord Partnership with Gibson and Women Who Rock
Donations generated from the Gibson Guitars and Women Who Rock campaign during the month of October benefiting Magee-Womens Research Institute will be matched by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan up to $25,000.
Kathy Kulka - #ChangeHerStory
When Kathy Kulka was diagnosed with a rare tumor, Dr. Shannon Puhalla turned to one of our clinical trials and helped to #ChangeHerStory.
Yolanda Murphy - #ChangeHerStory
During her treatment, Yolanda rarely saw anyone that looked like her. Now a #breastcancer survivor, she has made it her life’s work to advocate for representation, early diagnosis and advanced research.
From woman-controlled HIV protection to therapies that could prevent the recurrence of ovarian cancer, we are helping to solve real-world problems and impacting women’s lives. And the potential is boundless. Anything is possible when the country’s largest women’s research institute partners with a world-class women’s hospital.Our Story
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We accelerate discoveries in stem and germ cell biology to unlock the mysteries—and enormous medical potential—of the very beginnings of life.Learn More
We study maternal health and fetal and placental development to ensure healthy mothers and babies. And those first nine months can actually affect our entire lives.Learn More
Hundreds of millions of women are affected every year. We are developing new therapies for STDs, including a groundbreaking study that is putting women in control of preventing HIV.Learn More
From family planning and safer contraception to postmenopausal health, we focus on the incredible and sometimes challenging adventure that is a woman’s life.Learn More
Treatments for infertility are safer and more effective than ever. And major breakthroughs are coming that will help even more couples who are struggling to conceive.Learn More
What if there was a vaccine for ovarian cancer? Here, we are making tremendous strides in the detection, treatment and yes, prevention of women’s cancers.Learn More
We study behavioral science, patient-provider communication and health service outcomes to improve access to affordable, quality health care for women—especially women at risk.Learn More
Women are Different Than Men.
From how they present symptoms to the way their brains work. The thing is, most research has sidestepped sex differences, studying men and applying the findings to women.Support Women's Health Research