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Team Member Spotlight: Regina Wilson

 

Please meet Rush Radiosurgery team member Regina Wilson, Administrative Assistant. Regina has been in the healthcare industry for over 25 years and joined the Radiation Oncology department at Rush 13 years ago. As the Administrative Assistant, it is Regina’s responsibility to keep the department running efficiently.  She makes sure that the department is equipped with […]

 

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UV Safety Month

 

July is National Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month.  The purpose of the month is to raise awareness of the dangers of UV radiation and spread the word about how important it is to protect everyone’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Ultraviolet radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun […]

 

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Team Member Spotlight: Sarah Anderson

 

Please meet Rush Radiosurgery team member Sarah Anderson, Adult Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner. Sarah has been in the healthcare industry for over 12 years and joined the Rush Radiosurgery treatment team in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree […]

 

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Recommended Cancer Screenings for Men

 

June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging men to take care of their bodies by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease.  The official symbol for the month is a blue ribbon and the purpose of the month is to […]

 

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Team Member Spotlight: Ken Tatebe, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Please meet Rush Radiosurgery team member Ken Tatebe, M.D., Ph.D., Radiation Oncologist, and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Tatebe has been in the healthcare industry for over seven years and joined the Rush Radiosurgery team in August 2019. He received his Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, […]

 

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National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a […]

 

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Team Member Spotlight: Hector Martinez

 

Please meet Rush Radiosurgery team member Hector Martinez, Radiation Therapist. Hector Martinez has been in the healthcare industry for over eight years and is a radiation therapist at Rush Radiosurgery. After graduating high school, Hector knew he wanted to help people in need.  He learned that a nursing home in his community was looking for […]

 

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Treating Cancers of the Digestive System with Radiation Therapy

 

Gastro-Intestinal (GI) cancer is a term for the group of cancers that affect the digestive system. This includes cancers of the esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, bowel (large intestine or colon and rectum), and anus. The symptoms for GI cancer relate to the organ affected and can include obstruction (blockage) leading to difficulty […]

 

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Team Member Spotlight: Yixiang Liao, Ph.D.

 

Please meet Rush Radiosurgery team member Yixiang Liao, Medical Physicist. Yixiang Liao, Ph.D. is a medical physicist with Rush Radiosurgery and an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Medical Physics Residency Program at Rush University Medical Center. She has worked in the healthcare industry for over 13 years and joined the Rush Radiosurgery team […]

 

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Cancer Prevention during a Pandemic

 

With February being recognized as National Cancer Prevention Month, now is a good time to discuss cancer, and most importantly, how to prevent it. According to the recent 2021 Facts and Figures released by the American Cancer Society (ACS), a substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented, including all cancers caused by tobacco use and […]

 

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