Stories with tag: "Breast Cancer"


Christine’s Story: ‘Five Minutes Can Change Your Life’

Patient discovers the importance of screenings — for herself and others
Christine Deuchler at RUSH Copley Cancer Care Center
Waterford Place

Cynthia’s Story: Waterford Place Is Her Lifeline

The cancer resource center has ‘absolutely’ been a factor in her survivorship
Cynthia Highfield, a participant at Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center

Setting New Standards in Breast Imaging

A conversation with Lisa Stempel, MD, chief of breast imaging at RUSH, about how donors’ support of the Regenstein Breast Imaging Center is helping experts catch more breast cancers earlier and transforming screening practices
Lisa Stempel, MD, chief of breast imaging at RUSH

Novel Organoid Drug Testing and Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer Care at RUSH with Jessica Slostad, MD

Jessica Slostad, MD, is an assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cellular Therapy at RUSH and specializes in breast cancer management. Her research interests include clinical and translational research with a focus on precision oncology and organoid technology.
Jessica Slostad, MD
Women’s Health

Joy's Story: Robotics Aids Breast Reconstruction

Robot-assisted DIEP flap surgery can mean less pain, quicker recovery
Joy Sobocinski

Breast Cancer Screening Myths and Facts

RUSH diagnostic radiologist Lisa Stempel, MD, separates myths from facts about screening for breast cancer
Waterford Place

‘Pretty in Pink’ Raises Awareness and Funds

A fundraiser in support of breast cancer awareness benefits Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center
Omar Ramos, program development and operations manager at Waterford Place, got a pink strand in his hair to help raise funds for Waterford Place and awareness of breast cancer.
Patient Stories

Diane Grandgeorge’s Story: ‘I Felt Taken Care Of’

Support from her care team made Diane's breast cancer treatment easier
Diane Grandgeorge

Kristina’s Story

Kristina had a great support system to help her through cancer treatment. Now she wants to help others

Omar Ramos and Kristina Lubic

Deep Inspiration Breath Hold

Deep inspiration breath hold is a technique to protect the heart during breast cancer radiation therapy