Learn about TrueBeam STx Treatment from Rush Radiosurgery Patient Noreen

 

 

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Our Physicians Discuss the Treatment Process for Metastatic Brain Cancer

 

 

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: How TrueBeam STx Can Help

 

November is designated as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and promote education, prevention and treatment for the disease that has one of the lowest survival rates of all known cancers. Treatment for pancreatic cancer can be a curative or palliative approach involving surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or a combination of these […]

 

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Top 5 Benefits of TrueBeam STx

 

Rush Radiosurgery offers a specialized form of radiation therapy called stereotactic radiosurgery to treat cancers in the head, neck and body. This treatment is administered with the advanced TrueBeam™ STx technology, a state-of-the-art radiosurgery system that treats tumors with high-dose radiation precisely matched to the size and shape of the tumor. Treatment with TrueBeam STx […]

 

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Lung Cancer Retreatment: The Role of TrueBeam STx

 

At Rush Radiosurgery we see a number of lung cancer patients who require retreatment for lung tumors after previously undergoing initial treatment with other forms of therapy. For patients with recurrent lung tumors, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has the unique ability to retreat isolated tumor sites with TrueBeam™ STx technology. During treatment, high dose […]

 

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day: When Breast Cancer Spreads to the Lungs

 

In 2009, the House and Senate voted to designate October 13 as National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, a national observance aimed at raising awareness for this advanced form of breast cancer that will affect an estimated 232,670 women in 2014 alone. Rush Radiosurgery urges women to take early detection seriously, as many may be […]

 

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness: Signs and Symptoms

 

In recognition of National Trigeminal Awareness Day on October 7, Rush Radiosurgery aims to highlight this rare nerve condition, as it is one of several non-cancerous conditions we treat with stereotactic radiosurgery. Trigeminal neuralgia, or TN, is a condition of the trigeminal nerve and is characterized by excruciating pain in the facial region. Due to […]

 

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Rush University Medical Center Ranked Nationally by US News and World Report

 

The U.S. News and World Report recently analyzed data from nearly 5,000 hospitals around the country for their 25th edition of Best Hospital Rankings. Based on results from patient satisfaction data, Rush Radiosurgery’s hospital partner, Rush University Medical Center was ranked nationally in nine different specialties including cancer care, and ranked second best hospital in […]

 

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Video: How is Radiation Therapy Used to Treat Lung Cancer

 

Rush Radiosurgery uses a specialized, advanced form of radiation therapy to treat lung cancer patients called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). In the video below, our center’s radiation oncologist Dr. David Sher gives an informative overview of how this specific treatment method is used to treat lung cancer and how it benefits patients. This is not […]

 

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Influential Lung Cancer Bloggers

 

Whether it’s you or a loved one, a lung cancer diagnosis can be a scary and intimidating time. However, for lung cancer patients and families seeking support, the best insights often come from survivors and others who have experienced the disease firsthand. Online blogs have become a valuable resource for patients who wish to connect […]

 

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