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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer: Myths vs. Facts

With all the information available about breast cancer, sometimes it’s hard to distinguish fact from fiction. For instance, a common myth is that most breast cancers run in families. The truth is, only five to 10 percent of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary, which means they’re...

10 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer – Infographic

Aside from skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women, according to the American Cancer Society. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help prevent the disease from even occurring. While there is never a guarantee, these steps can...

Comedienne Finds Laughter through Breast Cancer Fight

Second-City Trained Comedienne Coming to Silver Cross October 12 Today, Tracy DeGraaf says getting breast cancer was a blessing. It was a bit of a different story at the time of her diagnosis in April 2016. In fact, the Christian author, speaker, comedienne, and mother of...

University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

[caption id="attachment_23822" align="alignright" width="300"] Donna Skiniotes met up with Dr. Grace Suh at the 5-year anniversary of the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital. Donna was treated for breast cancer by Dr. Suh in October 2015.[/caption] More than 300 current and former...

Celebrating 5 Years in New Lenox

Five years ago, Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012. Since then, Silver Cross has cared for more than 1.3 million patients while continuing to bring new services and enhanced expertise to the...