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Cervical Cancer Survivor Urges Women to Get Screened

Woman Beats Cancer Diagnosis with Advanced Care from the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross and the Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital Like any busy woman, Paulette Apostolou has a lot of things on her mind. But at age 48,...

Dreams Do Come True

During her four years of treatment for lymphoma, Elaine Johnson often recalled advice from a much-loved Disney character. “Just keep swimming,” she’d tell herself. She dreamed of beating cancer and spending more time in the Magic Kingdom. Elaine, 57, is a huge Disney fan. And her...

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...