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2013-05-01 16:29:59

Technology advancements paired with new tools allow neurosurgeons to resect deep brain tumors once deemed inoperable CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is among the first hospitals in the country to offer a new minimally invasive surgery for patients with deep subcortical tumors and cysts. The new approach integrates several advancements in neurosurgery, allowing doctors to...

2013-04-29 12:28:22

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) announced the appointment of Istvan Redei, MD, as National Director of Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy. Dr. Redei, is based at the CTCA Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois where he continues to serve as the Director of Stem Cell Therapy and Cell Therapy Program. Since joining CTCA he and his team have been responsible for treating over 700 analytic hematologic...

2013-04-26 16:22:30

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) announced today a change in its executive leadership as part of its ongoing commitment to remain in the vanguard of innovation in healthcare and deliver the best possible care for cancer patients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130426/NY02744 ) Stephen B. Bonner, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 1999, will assume the new role of Executive Chairman effective July...

2013-04-18 12:28:26

CTCA REVIEW brings leading oncology physicians and researchers together to share knowledge for the continuous improvement of patient care CHICAGO, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) will host the CTCA REVIEW, a continuing medical education symposium featuring some of the nation's preeminent researchers and clinicians in the fields of hematology and oncology on Saturday, July 13 at The Peninsula Chicago. The clinical conference will...

2013-04-15 12:27:34

Change is necessary to improve the care experience SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers, a first-of-its-kind study, commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), found that one-quarter of cancer patients and caregivers were not satisfied with their care, regardless of treatment outcome. Additionally, 20 percent of patients switched healthcare providers as a result of their dissatisfaction....

2013-03-26 08:29:20

Commitment to growth and expansion to be focus of new position SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is pleased to announce that John Conway, Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Market Access, has been promoted to Chief Business Development Officer. In his new role, Conway will assume senior responsibility for the Business Development function and for leading the relationships between CTCA and payors,...

2013-03-11 16:25:57

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...

2013-03-01 23:03:45

Here are five ways cancer caregivers can avoid burn out based on tips from those who have fought–or are still fighting–the cancer battle with their loved one. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 5 Ways Cancer Caregivers Can Avoid Burn out When a loved one is fighting cancer, it´s easy to overlook the load caregivers often face. Not only do they shoulder the responsibility of caring for the patient (sometimes around the clock), but they also juggle a combination of kids,...

2013-01-07 12:28:32

Cancer Treatment Centers of America(®) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center is the first cancer hospital in Illinois to perform a NanoKnife(®) Procedure CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional radiologists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) performed the first Nanoknife procedure in Illinois, using electricity to target hard to access tumors. The technology, called...

2012-11-16 16:24:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Jones was promoted to president and chief executive officer by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern). Jones has been a member of the CTCA at Midwestern executive team for five years, most recently as chief operating officer. Prior to joining CTCA at Midwestern, Jones was a senior officer at University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina in North Carolina. (Photo:...