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Shilajit Kundu, MD, Joins Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center

March 11, 2013

Esteemed urologic oncologist offers advanced surgical options to patients

CHICAGO, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is happy to announce that Shilajit Kundu, MD, has joined the hospital as a urologic oncologist focusing on the treatment of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer and kidney cancer. Kundu, who completed his fellowship in urologic cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, sees patients twice a week at the Zion, Ill. based medical center.

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“We are excited to welcome an urologist as esteemed as Dr. Kundu to our team,” said Bradford A. Tan, MD, Chief of Staff, National Director of Pathology and Medical Director of Laboratory Medicine and the Stem Cell Laboratory at CTCA at Midwestern. “His experience in treating urologic cancer and advanced surgical options including robotic surgery, support our commitment to the highest level of quality care to our patients.”

As part of the CTCA at Midwestern team, Kundu performs surgery, consults with medical oncologists and patients on surgical treatment options available, and monitors patients who may need surgical intervention in the future. Since joining the CTCA at Midwestern team, Kundu has also implemented a new urology rehabilitation program to help patients recover and return to normal function following surgery.

“It is an honor to join CTCA and contribute to their comprehensive model of care,” said Kundu. “Many of our patients travel great distances to pursue treatment and we are committed to offering them advanced treatment options and quality care.”

Kundu is an active member of the American Urologic Association and has authored countless manuscripts and book chapters. In addition to serving patients at CTCA at Midwestern, Kundu is on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

For more information on CTCA at Midwestern, visit www.cancercenter.com.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com

SOURCE Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center

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