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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...

Breast Cancer Survivor Paying it Forward as a Volunteer at Siona Health Care Boutique at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross

[caption id="attachment_23063" align="alignright" width="300"] Siona Bitton from the Siona Health Care Boutique at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital reviews new products with Cheryl Otsuka, breast cancer survivor and Volunteer at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Over ten years ago, Cheryl Otsuka...

3D surface imaging minimizes risk for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy

[caption id="attachment_22784" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Anne McCall[/caption] Dianna Bakker was diagnosed with cancer of the left breast last April. She underwent chemotherapy followed by a mastectomy in September. Although Dianna's first medical oncologist  did not recommend radiation therapy, Dianna, who had immersed herself researching her treatment options, found...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Along with 2,000 men and women of all ages wearing a variety of pink apparel, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health employees and breast cancer patients and their family members participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K (3.1. mile)...