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Silver Cross Senior Advantage Hosts Health Fair Oct. 30

Free Health Screenings, Medicare Advantage Plan Information, Flu Shots and More Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Monday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Complimentary valet parking available. Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President 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...

Frankfort Woman Survives Heart Attack, Beats Colon Cancer

[caption id="attachment_23610" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. BrookePhillips, medical oncologist with theUniversity of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross, talks with Terry Giorgi about her options to treat her colon tumor.[/caption] Terry Giorgi couldn’t wait to see her grandchildren over spring break after enduring a heart...

Chicago’s Largest Robotic Surgery Program at Silver Cross Hospital

The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital  is performing complex procedures safely and with more precision than ever before. This means patients experience less pain and scarring, a shorter hospital stay, and recover quickly. With three da Vinci® surgical robots - including the...

Come to the Senior Advantage Health Fair Nov. 29

Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, November 29 from 7  to 11 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Complimentary valet parking available. Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President of United Healthcare, will present a...

5 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon cancer does not get the same high-profile attention as other diseases, but it should.  In Will County*, it’s the  third most commonly diagnosed cancer among women and men, as well as the third leading cause of cancer deaths. There is good news. It can be...