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Colon Cancer: Not Just a Men’s Disease
Make It Better
“We can prevent colon cancer with this great test, the colonoscopy, which detects early cancer,” says Laura K. Bianchi, MD, Director of the NorthShore...
The Double Mastectomy Rebellion
Wall Street Journal
Nearly 30% of women under age 45 opted to have both breasts removed in the most recent year, according to the analysis by Dr. Katharine Yao, director of breast surgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem...
How Social Media is Helping Patients Battle Cancer
Make It Better
Stephanie Horgan is a licensed clinical social worker for NorthShore University HealthSystem...She says that often when a patient is diagnosed, many friends and family want to be informed with updates...
Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes
U.S. News & World Report - Health
"As far as I know, our study is the first to show that the findings from the [2010 study] have changed clinical practice for breast cancer patients nationwide," lead author Dr. Katharine Yao, director of the Breast Surgical Program at NorthShore University HealthSystem...
Angelina Jolie se extirpa ovarios y trompas
La actriz Angelina Jolie, que en el 2013 se realizó una doble mastectomía para evitar el cáncer de seno, anunció este martes que se acaba de extirpar los ovarios y las trompas de Falopio, lo que la coloca en una situación de menopausia forzada...
To ‘heal’ Illinois, start with tax on sugary drinks
The State Journal-Register
Dr. Goutham Rao of NorthShore is of the opinion that our communities are suffering from preventable conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease, and it’s time Illinois invests in proven initiatives to end these epidemics...
New Programs Help Cancer Survivors Thrive
Crain's Chicago Business
“Survivorship is the new frontier in cancer care,” says Dr. Carol A. Rosenberg, director of the cancer survivorship program at NorthShore...who founded one of the area’s earliest efforts...
Personalized Medicine: Joanne Bertsch
Michelle Castaneda talks about her cancer diagnosis and how the NorthShore-Mayo Clinic collaboration benefited her care.
Russ opens up about caring for his husband and the support he received from NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center.
Jameka Leonard talks about how she uses poetry to cope with her brain stem cancer diagnosis.
Donna and Dr. Hensing discuss the benefits of targeted drug therapy for her lung cancer.
Sivan Schondorf talks about how genetic counseling helped with her decision to undergo genetic testing for the BRCA1/BRCA2 gene mutation.
Linda Tafel talks about the personalized care she received at Kellogg Cancer Center. Since the filming of this video, Linda has passed but her family has asked that we continue to share her story.
Ari Bass—a testicular cancer survivor—is now a proud papa, thanks to guidance from fertility specialist Dr. Eve Feinberg.
Mike Heagney is thriving after NorthShore physicians performed an innovative procedure to remove a pancreatic tumor.
Sivan Schondorf talks about her decision to have a nipple-sparing mastectomy after testing positive for the BRCA1/BRCA2 gene in 2009.
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