Silver Cross Offers Free Prostate Screenings in September
Joliet, IL (August 30, 2011)— Prostate cancer remains a leading cause of death among men. but when diagnosed early, can be treatable. In honor of National Prostate Cancer Awareness month, Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with Advanced Urology Associates will offer free prostate screenings on Monday, Sept. 12, Wednesday, Sept. 14, and Thursday, Sept. 15, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Brown Cardiovascular Institute on Silver Cross Hospital’s campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties
Joliet, IL (August 25, 2011)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced the recipients of the Dr. Daniel Gutierrez Scholarship by awarding $5,000 worth of scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties (HLC). Five $1,000 scholarships were given to these five students: Erika Arteaga, Joliet Junior College; Rachel Esparza, University of St. Francis; Jose Marquez, Lewis University; Edgar Reyes, Benedictine University; Sara Vargas, Illinois State University.
Silver Cross Hospital to Sell 4.4 Acres to Hines Veteran’s Administration
V.A. to open Outpatient Clinic on Joliet campus after Silver Cross Relocates
Joliet, IL (Aug. 24, 2011)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced today that Hines Veteran’s Administration has accepted Silver Cross Hospital’s offer to sell 4.4 acres of its Joliet campus. The existing two-story 60,000 sq. ft. Emergency Department building will be transformed into an outpatient clinic to service area veterans after Silver Cross Hospital relocates to New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012. The new V.A. Outpatient Clinic is expected to open in March 2013 following completion of renovations.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (August 22, 2011) — Michael Berkowitz, M.D., board certified physical medicine & rehabilitation physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.
Re-Shaping “The Girls”
Center for Women’s Health Hosts free breast reconstruction program September 7
Joliet, IL (August 19, 2011)— Breast cancer is a devastating disease, affecting more than 254,000 American women each year, according to the American Cancer Society. The emotional and physical results are very different now from what they were in the past. New kinds of treatments as well as improved reconstructive surgery options mean that women who have breast cancer today have better choices.