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Two Northwestern Medicine Physicians Receive Awards from The North American Menopause Society

Two Northwestern Medicine physicians will receive awards from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) during its annual meeting in Chicago on September 25. Lauren Streicher, MD, NCMP, director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Menopause,...
24-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hippocampal avoidance using IMRT now recommended as standard of care for brain metastases

Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific hippocampal neural stem cells experienced preserved cognitive function and reported fewer neurologic symptoms and better cognition over time.
19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine physicians, staff prepare to present at ASTRO 2019

Radiation oncologists and team members from the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center and Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will present research at the annual meeting for the American...
13-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Clinical Offering Aims to Provide Relief for Women with Breast Cancer who have Painful Sex

Vaginal laser is a non-hormonal treatment, which is reported to alleviate symptoms of dryness and pain in 95 percent of the women who undergo the laser treatment. However, because insurance does not cover the laser treatments, it is cost prohibitive...
19-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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30 Years of National IVF Data Collection and Analysis Improves Quality of Care

In the United States, approximately 12 percent of women have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. The first successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle occurred in the United States in 1981. According to an analysis published in the...
7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Becomes the First Level 1 Geriatric Emergency Department in Illinois

Northwestern Memorial Hospital was among the first in the country to provide older patients with a dedicated geriatric Emergency Department (ED) and now it is the first hospital in Illinois to achieve Level One Geriatric Emergency Department...
20-Feb-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Urology Program Receives $10M Gift from the Polsky Family to Create a Urologic Cancer Institute

Northwestern Medicine received a $10 million gift to fund the creation of a new multidisciplinary institute dedicated to urologic cancers.
4-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Northwestern Medicine Hospitals Earn 2018 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Two Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by The Leapfrog Group with its 2018 Top Hospital Award. Northwestern Memorial and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital are among only 118 hospitals in the country and 7 hospitals in Illinois to be...
4-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Medicine is the shared strategic vision of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform the future of healthcare and become one of the nation’s premier destinations for patient care.

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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