Articles for Tag: "Advocate Christ Medical Center"

Painless radiation stops dangerous brain tumor 
Painless radiation stops dangerous brain tumor
A minimally invasive radiation procedure called Cyberknife, shrinks tumors without hospital stays and long recovery periods. Here’s a success story.
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency  Featured
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency
Home improvement is all the rage, but one in five do-it-yourselfers will suffer an injury. Here’s some tips to help you stay out of the emergency room.
The ultimate gift: Organ donation 
The ultimate gift: Organ donation
Kidney Transplant recipient Joyce McAfee shares her inspirational story about how her niece helped save her life.
Dual approach to treating brain tumors  Featured
Dual approach to treating brain tumors
Brain tumors require fast action. Read how a team of brain tumor experts at Advocate Christ Medical Center helped to get a 40-something fashionista back to health.
Brain aneurysm: A race to live  Featured
Brain aneurysm: A race to live
A brain aneurysm left 63-year-old Kathy Ciolino fighting for her life. Find out what minimally invasive treatment doctors used to save her life just in time.
More kids getting deadliest form of skin cancer 
More kids getting deadliest form of skin cancer
Melanoma doesn’t usually occur in kids, but a new study shows that it’s happening a lot more often.
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery 
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.