Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center Help Raise Awareness at March of Dimes Walk
Joliet, IL (June 7, 2012) — Along with several hundred families and business leaders, the Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center employees participated in the 2012 March of Dimes 3.2 mile March for Babies in Joliet on April 22 at The Westfield Louis Joliet Mall in Joliet on April 22. This annual walk March for Babies is the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.
Conversations on Constipation
Free women’s only discussion on June 12 at the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health
New Lenox, IL (June 4, 2012)—Constipation is a common problem for many women. Instead of being embarrassed, women should learn why they are constipated and what they can do to find relief.
Radiation therapy specialist joins University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross
New Lenox, IL (June 4, 2012)—Anne R. McCall, MD, a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast, gynecologic, lung and prostate cancer and lymphoma, has joined the faculty at the University of Chicago as an assistant professor of radiation and cellular oncology and medical director for radiation oncology at Silver Cross Hospital.
Hospital Celebrates Silver Cross Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Joliet, IL (June 1, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital acknowledged Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers for their hard work and dedication to the community with a cookout outside the Emergency Department in celebration of National Emergency Medical Services Week (May 20-26).
New Partnership Increases Options for Local Cancer Patients
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital Opening June 25
New Lenox, IL (June 1, 2012)— Connie Soderlund, 37, of Tinley Park, mother of four, had none of the usual bad habits. She was a “picture of health.” She ran, biked, swam and ate a healthy diet. But in September 2009 she was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Soderlund never smoked. She never developed the classic cough. The pain began in her leg. It hurt when she ran, then when she walked. Finally she saw an orthopedic surgeon, who determined that it was a tumor that had spread to her bone from its original site in her lung.