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University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross offers free lecture on May 16

According to a study by the American Cancer Society and National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer has risen steadily among young and middle-aged U.S. adults. The findings come as an overall decline in new cases of colon or rectal cancer have declined among people older than 50, who were believed to be most at risk of the disease and therefore most likely to be screened via a colonoscopy. However, the current data shows colon and rectal cancer diagnoses among patients in their 20s increased annually by 2.4 percent and 1 percent for those in their 30s. If you are at risk for colorectal cancer, The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture for you to learn how to prevent the deadly disease.

Orthopedic Surgeons with Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery to talk about hip/knee replacement

Walking, taking a bath, getting dressed, and even putting on socks was difficult for Cindy Kittle. Kittle suffers from arthritis due to a condition called hip dysplasia, which means the hip socket did not completely form when she was a child. This can often lead to arthritis at a young age. Her rheumatologist – Dr. Saba Ahmed, referred Kittle to a local orthopedic surgeon.  But due to the complexity of the disease, he sent her to Dr. T. Andrew Ehmke with the Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is pleased to announce Ruth A. Colby has been selected by its Board of Directors to become the hospital’s new President and CEO effective October 1, 2017. 

Silver Cross Hospital has once again been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an “A” Hospital Safety Grade by the The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system.  The group rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, infections, and accidents that can cause harm. Only 38 out of 113 hospitals in Illinois received an “A” and Silver Cross is the only hospital in Will County to do so. This is the fifth time Silver Cross has received “Straight A’s.”

The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital will host a free continuing education program for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge of female pelvic and bladder prolapse.  Keeping It Real:  Women to Women Gyne Innovations—Real Solutions to Real Problems will be held Thursday, May 4.  Registration and refreshments will begin at 3:30 p.m. followed by the program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL.  The hospital campus is conveniently located at I-355 and Route 6.  Register to attend at www.silvercross.org.  Seating is limited.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.