Cancer Treatment Saves Time and Breasts

Article Sourced from Rush University Medical Center Therapy may eliminate need for repeat visits, mastectomies Some women with early-stage breast cancer now may be able to replace weeks of daily radiation treatments with just one dose of radiation that is delivered at the time of lumpectomy. This procedure, known as intraoperative radiation therapy, or IORT, … Continued

Breast Cancer Expert at Rush Named Among ‘Top Cancer Doctors’ by Chicago Magazine

Article Sourced from Rush University Medical Center Twenty-three physicians from Rush University Medical Center were named “top cancer doctors” in the January 2017 issue of Chicago magazine. The list of Chicago-area doctors was compiled by Castle Connolly Medical, a health care research and information company, from a survey of fellow physicians. Dr. Kerstin Stenson, otolaryngologist, … Continued

Team Effort Against Breast Cancer

Article sourced from Rush University Medical Center Jackie Theisen first felt the lump in her breast while nursing her nine month-old daughter. “I figured it was related to breast feeding,” she says. “But over time, it kept growing.” A mammogram led to an ultrasound, which led to a biopsy that confirmed Theisen had breast cancer. … Continued

5 Facts About Breast Cancer

Article Sourced from Rush University Medical Center Each October since 1984, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has tried to get people talking — and learning — about the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women (except for skin cancers) in the United States. Here, Ruta Rao, MD, a medical oncologist at Rush University Medical Center, provides … Continued