Rush Radiosurgery Participates in Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K

 

Recently, Rush Radiosurgery, along with the Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery departments from Rush University Medical Center, participated in the American Brain Tumor Association’s Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5k Run & Walk.  The annual event was held on Sunday, April 24, on the stadium green at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.   Breakthrough for Brain Tumors […]

 

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Women’s Lung Health Infographic

 

 

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Liver Cancer is on the Rise in the United States

 

The percentage of Americans developing liver cancer has been rising slowly for several decades.  The American Cancer Society estimates that about 35,660 new cases (25,510 in men and 10,150 in women) will be diagnosed in the United States in 2015 and about 24,550 people (17,030 men and 7,520 women) will die of these cancers.  Several […]

 

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Study Finds CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives

 

A study recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, found that false-positive findings for CT-based screening for lung cancer were uncommon.  The results of the study is good news because even though CT-based screening for lung cancer in long-term […]

 

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Cancer Prevention Recommendations Infographic

 

 

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Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

 

If your New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy is already losing steam, February, which is National Cancer Prevention Month, is a great time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk.  The Centers for Disease Control […]

 

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Rush Radiosurgery Welcomes Gaurav Marwaha, M.D. to Staff

 

Rush Radiosurgery announced that Gaurav Marwaha, M.D. has joined their cancer care treatment team and will be offering radiation oncology services to patients throughout Chicago and the surrounding communities.  Gaurav Marwaha, M.D. received his medical doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He completed his residency in radiation oncology at […]

 

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September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in the United States by health experts and advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health.  Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk factors and symptoms, and advocating for […]

 

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Study Confirms Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

According to research from a phase III randomized international study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, patients with operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could achieve better overall survival rates if treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), also known as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), rather than the current standard […]

 

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Treating Lung Cancer with TrueBeam™ STx Technology

 

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States and causes more deaths than colorectal, breast and prostate cancers combined.  An estimated 158,040 Americans are expected to die from lung cancer in 2015, accounting for approximately 27 percent of all cancer deaths. […]

 

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