Articles tagged with 'Cancer' | OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare - Archive (Cancer)

2024
February
23,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Anal and rectal cancer occur in parts of the body near each other, and they both have prevention steps and time-tested treatments.
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February
22,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Though not everyone is sold on it, the carnivore diet has produced results for some.
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February
21,
2024
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
Following the death of country music superstar Toby Keith, we take a closer look at stomach cancer. Plus, the effects of staying active on a cancer journey.
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February
21,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute has received a $1 million gift from The Woods Foundation (TWF), a private foundation based in Lincoln, Illinois.The OSF Cancer Institute, a 180,000 square foot facility opens that opens this month, houses a proton ...
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February
20,
2024
| 09:03 AM America/Chicago
The OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute, located in Peoria, Illinois, will be one of 10 sites across the United States to offer a liquid biopsy to patients for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.The innovative blood tests, research, and treatment a...
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February
14,
2024
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
New, potentially life-saving options for cancer patients are coming to Illinois.  And  how therapy and water go hand in hand. The 180,000 square foot OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute opens this month in Peoria. In addition to proton therapy, it will i...
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February
13,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is spearheading a new day in cancer care, impacting communities across Illinois and beyond with the newly-opened Cancer Institute.
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February
09,
2024
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
James McGee, MD, has been appointed the founding director of the OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute. Dr. McGee will serve as a clinical leader in the development and implementation of research, innovation, clinical and academic initiatives at the OSF Ca...
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February
09,
2024
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
OSF Innovation engineers use CT or MRI scans to regularly 3D print personalized silicone boluses to improve radiation efficiency for skin cancer patients.
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February
06,
2024
| 09:12 AM America/Chicago
Country star Toby Keith is one of about 26,000 people diagnosed every year with stomach cancer. Experts say if you notice anything out of the ordinary, let your doctor know right away. 
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February
02,
2024
| 09:37 AM America/Chicago
This bull riding OSF patient is an example of how staying active during cancer can help the fight.
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January
31,
2024
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
Chicago Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg recently revealed a prostate cancer diagnosis. It's a reminder that the disease is manageable when caught early.
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January
26,
2024
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
The new OSF Cancer Institute will feature a new brachytherapy suite to deliver the most targeted radiation available, increasing survivor rates by 20% for some common cancers.
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January
24,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
In this week's Health Highlights, OSF HealthCare providers take a look at the signs and symptoms of strokes in women, and small bowel obstruction.
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January
22,
2024
| 15:42 PM America/Chicago
For the first time, the American Cancer Society is reporting that colon and rectal cancers have come leading causes of cancer death in younger adults, just another example of an alarming trend. 
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January
03,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Sunburns and skin cancer don't have an exclusive partnership with hot months at the beach. Ultraviolet rays are still present even in the middle of winter. After a day of shoveling or playing in the snow, you may notice your face is a little red. Peo...
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2023
December
26,
2023
| 14:51 PM America/Chicago
Radiation treatment for cancer has come a long way, making things safer and more convenient.
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December
26,
2023
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
There’s a lot more to it than just grabbing every “reduced fat” item off the grocery store shelf.
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December
21,
2023
| 08:39 AM America/Chicago
Summer news about cancer risk from aspartame shouldn’t be what deters you from diet soda.
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December
13,
2023
| 15:21 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center held a blessing and dedication of the new radiation oncology services at 3375 N. Seminary St. on the OSF St. Mary campus on Wednesday, December 13. The blessing was held in the lobby of the OSF Medical Building ...
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November
28,
2023
| 08:15 AM America/Chicago
An OSF provider says you should follow this season's guidance for the RSV vaccine.
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November
15,
2023
| 08:37 AM America/Chicago
During holiday eating, you may encounter reflux. It's painful and annoying in mild cases and can necessitate surgery in advanced instances.
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November
14,
2023
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
November 16 is the Great American Smokeout, a time to look into dropping the unhealthy habit.
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November
08,
2023
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
Celebrities have been drawing attention to Endometriosis, when the tissue similar to the lining of the uterus, is found outside of the uterus. The often painful condition can cause bleeding, pelvic pain and scarring. Dr. Vanessa Foster, an OB/GYN wit...
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October
31,
2023
| 12:47 PM America/Chicago
Bloating is not uncommon, but it has many causes. So it's important to see a health care provider if symptoms persist.
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October
30,
2023
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
“During cancer, you have that mindset of ‘am I going to be able to achieve the things that I want? Am I still going to have that future I dreamt of?”These questions flooded the mind of Savanna Christensen in June 2020 when she received her first ovar...
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October
19,
2023
| 12:57 PM America/Chicago
An OSF partnership will bring OnCall Imaging to  Rock Falls  on  starting October 30 to provide high-quality, affordable screening and diagnostic imaging to the region.
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October
16,
2023
| 11:47 AM America/Chicago
Alcohol use went up during the pandemic. It's a risk factor for fatty liver disease.
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October
16,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Federal officials drafted a groundbreaking recommendation surrounding common breast screenings. We share the new guidance and when you should talk with your doctor.
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October
12,
2023
| 08:31 AM America/Chicago
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts are reframing the thinking about treatment of the disease: it doesn’t have to mean loss of your breasts.
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