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2021
December
01,
2021
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
The fashion industry was rocked November 28 by the news that designer Virgil Abloh died at age 41 following a two-year battle with an uncommon cancer called cardiac angiosarcoma.Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Abloh was a bigfoot in the fashio...
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November
11,
2021
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
While breast, colon and prostate cancers tend to get more media attention, stomach cancer is nothing to sleep on, either. November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month.Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is the growth of cancer cells in the li...
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October
14,
2021
| 18:34 PM America/Chicago
If you’ve watched an NFL game this season, chances are you’ve seen messages aimed at getting people to resume cancer screenings that, in some cases, dropped by as much as 90% during the COVID-19 pandemic.The American Cancer Society teamed up with the...
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September
30,
2021
| 14:58 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures has joined a $25 million investment in TailorMed, a leading financial navigation technology company that helps patients and health care organizations remove financial barriers to care.The corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare joined...
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September
16,
2021
| 14:16 PM America/Chicago
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is a tough disease to diagnose because the signs and symptoms aren’t always as obvious as some other types of cancer. For example, bloating and abdominal pain are symptoms of ovarian cancer,...
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August
17,
2021
| 17:11 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare marked a new era on August 17 with the official groundbreaking for the OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute, a 180,000-square-foot building on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.“For 144 years, it has been o...
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July
22,
2021
| 09:16 AM America/Chicago
When it comes to cancer, most people think about physical pain that is often associated with a diagnosis. But the emotional toll that comes with this serious disease can many times be just as devastating.Those feelings can range from fear to denial, ...
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July
16,
2021
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
Cancer is one of the most expensive diseases to treat in the United States.A 2018 report for the President's Cancer Panel concluded innovative drugs offer new hope for patients to achieve long-term remissions — even cures — but virtually all new canc...
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July
14,
2021
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
When it comes to cancers, endocrine cancers aren’t often talked about. But that doesn’t make them any less important.Endocrine glands make hormones and release them into the blood so they can reach tissues and organs all over the body. The hormones r...
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March
05,
2021
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
Eighty-two year old Larry Sams sits next to his wife Carol in a conference room where sun streams in at the OSF Moeller Cancer Center in Alton, Illinois and declares he feels special and lucky. Those are not exactly the adjectives you would expect to...
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2020
July
15,
2020
| 13:23 PM America/Chicago
In late February, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved a Certificate of Need application by OSF HealthCare to build a comprehensive cancer center on th...
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