Treating Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

 

When it comes to treating oligometastatic prostate cancer, evidence shows that stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), which is a form of high-precision cancer therapy that delivers substantially higher doses of radiation to the tumor site in just one or a few treatment sessions, is an excellent treatment option for men battling the disease. An active […]

 

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Rush Radiosurgery Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

 

The physicians, physicists, nursing team, and support staff at Rush Radiosurgery recently celebrated their five year anniversary. The center commemorated the milestone by hosting an open house in the radiation oncology department of Rush University Medical Center on Wednesday, May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event had a good turnout with members of […]

 

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Rush Radiosurgery Participates in Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk

 

Over the weekend, Rush Radiosurgery, and the team from Rush Neurosurgery, participated in the American Brain Tumor Association’s Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5k Run & Walk. The annual event was held on Sunday, April 23, on the stadium green at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Run & Walk is the American […]

 

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Gaurav Marwaha, M.D. Presents at Alliance Oncology’s Annual Division Meeting

 

Gaurav Marwaha, M.D., radiation oncologist at Rush Radiosurgery, was a guest speaker at Alliance Oncology’s 2017 Division Meeting. The annual meeting was held April 12 – 14 at the Sheraton Grand in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The title of Dr. Marwaha’s presentation was “21st Century Lung Cancer Management: Catching Up to Technology.”  Dr. Marwaha, who specializes […]

 

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Rush Radiosurgery Participates in Lung Run Event

 

On September 17, team members from Rush Radiosurgery participated in the 12th annual Chicago Lung Run.  The 10K/5K run or 1 mile walk and rally started at 8:30 a.m. on the city’s beautiful lakefront at Montrose Harbor.  The Chicago Lung Run is held each year in support of lung cancer survivors and their families, and […]

 

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Treating Brain Lesions in the Age of Linac Radiosurgery

 

Rush Radiosurgery recently had an article published in Radiosurgery Today, the annual magazine published by Alliance Oncology, the nationwide leader in radiation oncology and radiosurgery programs.   The article, titled “Treating Brain Lesions in the Age of Linac Radiosurgery,” is about how advances in linear accelerator technology, including 3-D imaging, high dose delivery rates and […]

 

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Study Says Lung Cancer Survival Increases Sharply If Caught Early

 

According to a recent study in England, increased screening to identify and monitor people at high risk for lung cancer could increase their chance for five-year survival by nearly three-quarters.  Researchers at the University of Liverpool suggest leaders in Britain set up a national screening program to catch more lung cancer earlier, with the hope […]

 

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Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month.  It is a month dedicated to celebrating and recognizing those who have survived cancer, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading national public health institute […]

 

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Brain Tumors

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  According to the National Brain Tumor Society, who is committed to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, more than 69,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor this year.  A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or […]

 

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Rush Radiosurgery Celebrates Red Nose Day

 

On May 26, the physicians and staff at Rush Radiosurgery celebrated Red Nose Day.  Red Nose Day is a global campaign to raise awareness and money for impoverished children across the world.  According to the Red Nose Day website, “Red Nose Day is the day in the US when people across the land can get […]

 

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