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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...

Special Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Protects Heart & Lungs

[caption id="attachment_7477" align="alignright" width="300"] Kimberly De Nardo, BS, R.T.(R)(T), Lead Radiation Therapist; Nicki Fender, RN; Jacqueline Naas; Eugenia Perevalova, Physicist; and Christine Darin, BS RTT, Radiation Therapist[/caption] For 43-year-old Jacqueline Naas traveling two hours round trip to receive state-of-the-art prone breast radiation therapy at the University...