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Avoiding the Hippocampus During Whole-Brain Radiotherapy Prevents Cognitive Side Effects

Whole-brain radiotherapy can be delivered more safely to patients with brain metastases by avoiding the hippocampus according to a randomized phase III NRG Oncology trial presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual...
23-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Allows for Safe Disposal of Unused Medications

Northwestern Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago are coming together with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host collection sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27.
17-Oct-2018 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Northwestern Memorial Hospital joins elite group of hospitals to sign relationship-building agreement with the United Arab Emirates

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been selected as a preferred provider of exceptional medical care for patients from the United Arab Emirates (UAE.) Northwestern Medicine joins a select network of leading US hospitals, including Mayo Clinic, Johns...
6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Restoring Balance and Hearing Impacted by Ménière's Disease

Andrew Fishman, MD, director of neurotology and cranial base surgery at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Ménière's Disease, a neurological disorder that can cause vertigo, hearing loss...
16-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Delivers Life-Saving Care 30 Minutes Sooner

During an acute stroke blood flow to the brain stops. Every minute that passes without oxygen, another 1.9 million neurons die. With two comprehensive stroke centers, clinical research and a growing telestroke program, Northwestern Medicine is...
3-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine, Lurie Children’s Hospital and the Drug Enforcement Administration team up for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Every day, nearly 100 Americans die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain medications. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs....
19-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Proton Therapy Treatment for Prostate Cancer is Advantageous to IMRT According to New Study

Proton therapy treatment for prostate cancer is associated with higher survival rates and decreased risk of complications compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) according to a new study by researchers at the Northwestern Medicine...
25-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center Hosts 4th Annual PTCOG-NA Conference in Chicago

The Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center will host over 200 leading clinicians, physicists and researchers in the growing field of proton therapy at the 4th Annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group North-America (PTCOG-NA) Conference, being...
19-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Northwestern Medicine health system serves patients at nearly 100 diagnostic and ambulatory sites across Chicago including seven hospitals; Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Dekalb, Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital in Sandwich and Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton.


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