The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hosts Gastrointestinal Cancer Education Series for Physicians/Nurse Practitioners
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 24, 2013)— Presented by Silver Cross CME program and the University of Chicago Medicine, the Gastrointestinal Cancer CME series will review the latest advances in cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment in pancreatic, colorectal and esophagus cancers. Designed for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, this series will demonstrate how the coordination between different specialists can improve the quality of care for cancer patients.
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross partners with the Cancer Support Center in Mokena
New Lenox, IL (September 23, 2013) — The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Centerat Silver Cross Hospital is pleased to unite with the Cancer Support Center in Mokena to provide a comprehensive approach to cancer care. This partnership brings unique programming to the community. These teams of professionals have collaborated to integrate all forms of healing through resources in order to provide the best care to area residents.
Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health Offers $100 Mammograms for Limited Time
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 23, 2013) — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health is offering digital screening mammograms for just $100 to women who call in between Oct. 1 and 31 to make an appointment by Nov. 30, 2013. The $100 screening mammogram includes the radiologist fee. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted at time of appointment—insurance will not be billed. Please mention SPECIAL MAMMOGRAM when calling (815) 300-7076 to schedule an appointment with a doctor’s order. Don’t have a doctor? Call 1-888-660-HEAL or visit www.IMatter.silvercross.org for a free referral.
Suffering from Depression?
Find out at Silver Cross’ Free Depression Screening & Program October 10
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 20, 2013)—Everyone experiences stress, sadness and anxiety from time to time – it's part of life. These feelings often happen when you lose a job, children move away from home, during divorce, with a death in the family, or during retirement. But when changes in mood and behavior interfere with one’s ability to work, sleep, eat, and enjoy once pleasurable activities, it could be a sign of depression.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in October
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 18, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call (815) 717-8744 for more information.