Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Lung Nodule Program expedites lung cancer treatment

When her cough wouldn’t go away last February, Anetta “Jane” Edwards’ primary care physician ordered an X-ray, which confirmed her worst fear – lung cancer.  Next came a CAT scan and a lung biopsy that left her in the ICU in a south Valley hospital for days.


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A house. A home.

Gary Scelzi, four-time National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) champion, talks about Terry's House and why it's so important for patients and their families. 

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Terry’s House construction gains momentum

There’s a lot happening at the corner of Fresno and R streets in downtown Fresno. Where just five months ago stood a dirt lot, now stands a nearly finished house. And not just any house – Terry’s House – a 17,000-square-foot, two-story home that will lodge families whose loved ones are receiving critical care at Community Regional Medical Center.

Former Fresno State footballer gives generously to Dan Brown Legacy Fund

Brian Panish sees himself as a champion for the underdog, as the guy who will help even the playing field for those in need. The southern California attorney took on that role first in the 1970s playing defense on the Fresno State football team, then later fighting in the courtroom for victims of personal injury and product liability cases, and most recently by helping those in the Fresno area afflicted with brain, spine and nerve damage or disease.

Shuttle service now back at Community Regional

When the shuttle bus service at Community Regional Medical Center’s 58-acre campus came to a stop due to the downward spiral of the economy, several hospital volunteers found a way to get it rolling again to help transport patients, guests and those with limited mobility around the campus.


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Ooh baby, baby, baby

The combination of a high-risk pregnancy unit and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno offers Valley women like Marci Deck a place where mother and baby can stay together.

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Community Regional provides unique treatment for stroke patients

Retired Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Cecil Mc Reynolds says he wakes up every day grateful for Community Regional Medical Center and the interventional neurologist who removed a clot from his brain and put him on the road to recovery after a second stroke. “I thank God every day for that Dr. Maidan and what he did at that hospital,” says McReynolds, 66.

Fresno treats English patient's kin like royals

Marina Hambly was a continent away from her London home, vacationing with her family at Yosemite National Park, when her husband had a massive stroke. While he recovered in a Fresno hospital, people took extraordinary steps to give Hambly and her 11-month-old daughter a home away from home.

California HealthCare Foundation pledge will boost patient education and outreach

Patients and their families at Community Regional Medical Center and Community Behavioral Health Center will benefit thanks to a $100,000 pledge from the California HealthCare Foundation.

This is the first year of a two-year pledge that will enhance patient education in cardiovascular services at Community Regional and assist the Behavioral Health Center with its outreach efforts.

Legacy of late Fresno State football coach to benefit new Neuroscience Institute

Fresno State’s head football coach Pat Hill announced a fund to honor the memory of his longtime friend and coaching colleague Dan Brown who died of brain cancer. The Dan Brown Legacy Fund supports the Central California Neuroscience Institute at Community Regional Medical Center.