Patients Suffering from Lymphedema after Cancer Find Relief at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
Specialized Therapy now available at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
It’s critical for cancer patients and survivors to maintain the things in life that are important to them— energy, mobility, and activity level. Oftentimes, people who survive cancer suffer from a serious side effect of treatment known as lymphedema, and they may not even be aware of it. Fortunately, cancer patients can find relief with lymphedema therapy that is now available at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital (RIC).
Cancer Patient Travels 2 Hours for Innovative Prone Breast Radiation Therapy
For 43-year-old Jacqueline Naas traveling two hours round trip to receive state-of-the-art prone breast radiation therapy at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital was worth every minute.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will County
New Lenox, IL (June 26, 2015)—The Hispanic/Latino Coalition (HLC) of Will County recently awarded $8,000 in scholarships from a Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission grant. Each of the following students received a $1,000 Dr. Daniel Gutierrez scholarships: Leticia Alvarez, Lewis University; Stephanie Cardenas, Loyola University-Chicago; Natalie Castillo, Niagara University; Yareley Gonzalez, University of St. Francis; Melissa Lara, Joliet Junior College; Maria del Rosario, Joliet Junior College; Josue Mateo, University of Illinois-Chicago; and Estefania Zavala, Lewis University.
Silver Cross Hospital Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (June 26, 2015) — Howard Ehrman, M.D., board certified family practice physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ehrman attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago. He completed a family practice and occupational medicine residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. His office is located with Will County Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-8869.
Silver Cross Founders Still Active in Hospital’s Mission
Founded in 1890, the Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons continues to support the dream and project started by a small group of local women over a century ago—to build Silver Cross Hospital. Today, the Union is comprised of 67 men and women in 5 circles.