A Game Changer for Stroke TreatmentPatients with severe strokes have far better outcomes when treated with a drug to dissolve a blood clot and a procedure to dislodge and remove it.
Rush Clinic Takes Off at O'HareA partnership between a Chicago-area business and the Rush University College of Nursing has provided one group of workers not only free health services, but advocacy for care.
Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
One important thing in radiation oncology is our ability to use our treatment to allow women to preserve their breasts when they’re diagnosed with breast cancer. So part of my role as a radiation oncologist is to explain to the woman with early-stage breast cancer that she has several options for treatment — it’s certainly her choice as to what she wants to pursue — but that we can offer more in terms of both good cure rate with a good cosmetic outcome as well.
The most rewarding thing is seeing someone that I treated several years ago, who comes back to see me for a checkup, and they’re cured of their cancer, and they’re doing perfectly fine. Their life has returned to normal, and they’re cured of cancer. And that’s a very, very rewarding thing to do.
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