Colon Cancer Cured with Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital
Colorectal Specialist R.A. Gamagami, M.D., F.A.C.S. uses advanced techniques to save New Lenox Man’s Life
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 8, 2015)—This past July, Raymond Martinez drove to the Silver Cross Emergency Department after noticing blood in his toilet. This had happened before—four years earlier. Then, the blood was caused by polyps in the lining of his colon. But this time, it was much more serious. Martinez had a cancerous tumor in his large intestine (colon) that needed to be surgically removed.
Area resident can now Shop Till She Drops after losing over 90 pounds
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross boosts confidence of Joliet woman after bariatric surgery
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 6, 2015)— For many women shopping at the mall is a fun activity, but for 45-year-old Edna Lopez, the idea filled her with anxiety. “When I weighed over 200 pounds, I did most of my shopping online because I felt so self-conscious at the mall,” Edna said. “I didn’t want people looking at me because of my weight.” But since losing over 90 pounds after having weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Edna loves to walk the mall and shop.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Provides Quality of Life Grant to Senior Services of Will County
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 5, 2015)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission recently awarded Senior Services of Will County with $27,400 to help fund their quality of life programs for area senior citizens.
Silver Cross Hospital Welcomes Will County’s 1st Baby of 2015
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 1, 2015)—Silver Cross Hospital welcomed Will County’s first baby for 2015 on Jan. 1 at 2:31 a.m. Dr. Joyce Albi, obstetrician/gynecologist with Aunt Martha’s Joliet Community Health Center, delivered the baby boy to Mariela Rodriguez, 23, and Arturo Roman of Joliet. Daniel weighed 7 pounds and was 21 in inches long at birth. This is the couple’s first child.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Quality of Life grant to Bounce Back Social Services
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 30, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission awarded Bounce Back Social Services of Joliet with a $14,000 grant to help fund their Quality of Life programs. With the help from a grant received from the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission, Bounce Back Social Services will continue to provide veterans and their families with a variety of programs and services including homeless prevention/retention, job readiness, career training, life skills, education and food pantry.