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— Patricia Graham, MD, internist
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Stem cell treatments have potential to transform medicine. Experts in cancer, neurosurgery, orthopedics and pediatrics discuss the possibilities.
Doctors have been using immunotherapy to fight cancer since 1891, but the treatment suddenly is receiving a lot more attention.
Recently announced research findings called into question the usual treatment for early stage breast cancer, but an expert says the new findings aren't cause for a change of course.
Some women with early-stage breast cancer now may be able to replace weeks of daily radiation treatments with just one dose of radiation that is delivered at the time of lumpectomy.
A multidisciplinary team at Rush works together to determine how to use lung cancer treatments to enhance quality of life and seek the best possible results.
While still considered rare, head and neck cancers are striking younger men at a higher and more rapid rate. Learn why.
Using advanced imaging technology to more precisely target radiation beams to treat soft tissue cancers (sarcomas) in the extremities significantly reduces long term side effects without effecting survival rates.
Rush University Medical Center will begin offering in late March a new stereotactic radiosurgery treatment program with the latest radiation therapy technology available.