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Different Types of Skin Cancer: When to Worry

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Do the words ‚Äúskin cancer‚ÄĚ make you think of melanoma, an aggressive form of the disease that may spread to other body parts if it isn‚Äôt found early? A melanoma diagnosis may be worrisome, but it only affects a small percentage of people with skin cancer. Most people are diagnosed with something less invasive. The [‚Ķ] The post Different Types …

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From Chaos to Calm

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Nearly one in three teenagers struggle with an anxiety disorder. Some of the many common anxiety disorders faced by teens can include generalized anxiety, social anxiety and panic disorder. For almost 10% of teens, anxiety leads to severe impairment‚ÄĒthat is, you‚Äôre unable to enjoy your usual life or complete day-to-day tasks due to how severe [‚Ķ] The post From Chaos …

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Denise’s Story: Blue Skies Ahead

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When a workplace fall landed Denise Goldberg in the hospital with a broken hip, the last thing she expected to hear was, ‚ÄúYou have cancer.‚ÄĚ A series of abnormal blood tests and subsequent bone marrow biopsy confirmed she had a type of blood cell cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS. ‚ÄúThat news hit me totally [‚Ķ] The post Denise‚Äôs Story: …

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Wilmington Campus Receives $1 Million Donation From the Rocco A. and Mary Abessinio Foundation

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ChristianaCare has received a $1 million gift from The Rocco A. and Mary Abessinio Foundation Inc. in support of ChristianaCare‚Äôs Wilmington Campus. ‚ÄúAll families and communities deserve the excellent care that Wilmington Hospital and ChristianaCare provide,‚ÄĚ said Rocco and Mary Abessinio. ‚ÄúIt is an honor for our family to support the health and well-being of [‚Ķ] The post Wilmington Campus …

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Ovations at Elk View Community Listens, Learns, Asks Questions about ChristianaCare’s West Grove Campus

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More than 100 residents from the Ovations at Elk View community in West Grove, Pennsylvania, turned out for a presentation about the neighborhood hospital ChristianaCare is planning to open on its West Grove campus in spring 2025. Pauline Corso, regional executive director, southeast Pennsylvania administration, and Bradley Sandella, D.O., spoke about the many features of [‚Ķ] The post Ovations at …

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Generosity of Our Neighbors Supports Health in Our Communities

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ChristianaCare President and CEO Janice Nevin, M.D., MPH, recently celebrated the giving spirt of community members whose generosity provides vital assistance to our mission of serving our neighbors as expert, caring partners in health. In recognizing the philanthropic efforts of community partners and individual donors, Nevin said their tireless efforts make it possible for ChristianaCare [‚Ķ] The post Generosity of …

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ChristianaCare Builds Community With Habitat for Humanity

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ChristianaCare announced a $200,000 investment into the community through Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County. The funding will provide home repair and modifications to at least 40 income eligible patients to ensure that they will be able to continue to live safely in their homes. ChristianaCare Chief Public Affairs and Chief Health Equity Officer [‚Ķ] The post ChristianaCare Builds …

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Project SEARCH Empowers Students to ‚ÄėGo the Distance‚Äô With Job Opportunities

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Pratyush Pol shared dinner and stories with his family and two mentors from ChristianaCare‚Äôs Endoscopy Department during a celebration of his time as an intern with Project SEARCH, a school-to-work program hosted at ChristianaCare for young adults with disabilities. Melissa MacMurray, BSN, RN, BS, PCCN, nurse manager of Endoscopy, said she has seen a transformation [‚Ķ] The post Project SEARCH …

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Delaware Subaru Goes Into High Gear for ChristianaCare’s NICU

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Thank you to¬†Delaware Subaru for their generous donation of over $9,000 from their annual Subaru ‚ÄúShare the Love‚ÄĚ campaign. The gift will support patient care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the Center for Women‚Äôs and Children‚Äôs Health at Christiana Hospital. Delaware Subaru donated $250 from the sale of each new Subaru sold [‚Ķ] The post Delaware Subaru …