Shine a Light on Cancer

 

 

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Dine and Dash

 

Illinois CyberKnife recently celebrated our five year anniversary at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital with a Dine & Dash Open House. The event, held at Illinois CyberKnife on Monday, October 24, from 5 – 7 p.m., was an opportunity for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other clinical staff to tour our center, meet our team members, […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Joins Advocate Lutheran General to Celebrate Cancer Survivorship Day

 

Each year, we recognize the first Sunday in June as National Cancer Survivors Day, a time focused on celebrating cancer survivors, family members, friends and medical professionals. The awareness day, in its 28th year, is sponsored by the non-profit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation and provides an opportunity for all people living with a history […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Sponsors American Lung Association Healthy Lung Expo

 

Illinois CyberKnife is a proud sponsor of the American Lung Association’s annual Healthy Lung Expo. The event is designed for patients and healthcare professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), asthma and lung cancer. This year’s sessions included information on lung cancer screenings, “Ask the […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Successfully Treats Brain Tumor Using Advanced Technology, Shares Patient Experience

 

Community Event Round Up: Illinois CyberKnife Participates in ALA Healthy Lung Expo and Ride Janie Ride Illinois CyberKnife has been making rounds all over the community! We enjoy every opportunity to reach out to residents in our area and connect with cancer patients and their families. We caught up with locals at the American Lung […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director Presents at Local Physician Group Meeting

 

Illinois Cyberknife medical director Dr. Arica Hirsch spoke at the CyberKnife Dinner Event, hosted by the Women’s Physician Group of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, the center’s hospital partner.

Dr. Hirsch spoke to the group about the benefits of cancer treatment using CyberKnife® technology and led a tour of the CyberKnife suite.

Thanks to everyone who attended!

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director speaks at 2012 American Brain Tumor Association Conference

 

Dr. Arica Hirsch was one of 30 nationally recognized brain tumor experts who led a session at the American Brain Tumor Association’s 2012 Patient and Family Conference held in Chicago. Dr. Hirsch was a member of a panel presentation focused on stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain tumors and lesions. The panel was moderated […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife hosts Continuing Medical Education Event

 

Illinois CyberKnife was honored to host inventor of the CyberKnife, Dr. John Adler, as the guest speaker at a Continuing Medical Education event for physicians in the area. Dr. Adler, endowed professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, spoke about CyberKnife treatment for various clinical indications.  Thanks to all those who attended!   […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife’s Partner Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Wins Community Impact Project Award

 

Illinois CyberKnife extends congratulations to our hospital partner, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital! The hospital will be the recipient of a grant to provide an Artist-in-Residence Program for pediatric and adult oncology patients from the LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project. Advocate Lutheran General Hospital received more than 450,000 votes to place above more than 200 other competitors. […]

 

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Illinois CyberKnife Co-sponsors Fight for Air Climb

 

Illinois CyberKnife co-sponsored the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in OakBrook Terrace February 12. This fundraising event encourages fitness among participants through a “vertical road race,” of climbing multiple steps. Climbers took to OakBrook Terrace Tower to climb 31 floors and 680 steps to the top of the suburbs’ tallest building.     […]

 

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