Silver Cross Hospital

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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)

Surgical Specialist R.A. Gamagami, M.D., F.A.C.S. uses advanced techniques to treat esophageal cancer 

(June 18, 2015)—Esophageal cancer accounts for only 2% of all cancer deaths in the United States, and most often when diagnosed it is in the advanced stages. However, if diagnosed early, the condition is curable with surgery. Fortunately, for New Lenox resident Dean Smith, his esophageal cancer was safely eradicated by using cutting-edge Firefly technology with the da Vinci robotic Surgical System at Silver Cross Hospital. 

Joliet, IL (March 2, 2015)—The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted a three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. 

RIC at Silver Cross in New Lenox and West Joliet offers Free Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Screenings 

New Lenox, IL (February 16, 2015)— According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome usually start gradually, with frequent tingling or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb, index and middle fingers. These symptoms often first appear in one or both hands during the night, and you may wake up feeling the need to "shake out" the hand or wrist. As symptoms worsen, you might feel tingling during the day and have a decreased grip strength that may make it difficult to form a fist or grasp small objects. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, find out if you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome by attending an upcoming lecture discussing the condition or schedule a free screening offered by Silver Cross Hospital.

New Lenox, IL (Jan. 22, 2015)—More and more patients are choosing the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital prompting the need to expand radiation therapy services.    

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.