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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Rush Radiosurgery Participates in Brain Tumor Awareness Day

 

Rush Radiosurgery recently participated in Brain Tumor Awareness Day.  The event, which was hosted by the Rush University Medical Center Neuro-Oncology department, was in honor of May being National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. At the event, patients and their friends and family members, community residents, etc., were able to learn about the educational and social […]

 

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Brain Tumor Awareness Day

 

Join Rush University Medical Center and Go Gray for May!  

 

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Acoustic Neuroma Awareness Week

 

National Acoustic Neuroma Awareness Week is May 7 – 13, 2017. The week is dedicated to raising awareness about acoustic neuroma (AN), a slow-growing benign tumor of the vestibular cochlear nerve that connects the ear to the brain.  This nerve has two distinct parts, one part associated with transmitting sound and the other with sending […]

 

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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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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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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 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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Our Physicians Discuss the Treatment Process for Metastatic Brain Cancer

 

 

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Gamma Knife vs. TrueBeam STx for Brain Tumors

 

One of Rush Radiosurgery’s many focus areas is the treatment of brain tumors using TrueBeam STx® technology, an advanced machine that treats tumors with high-dose radiation delivered with sub-millimeter accuracy. When facing a brain tumor diagnosis, it’s important to understand different treatment options in order to make the best decision for your case. Read below […]

 

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