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Current Press Releases
KishHealth System Explores Affiliation with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - 5/28/2015
Dr. Shoreh Shahabi Joins Northwestern Medicine as New Chief of Gynecologic Oncology - 5/22/2015
Northwestern’s Lurie Cancer Center Hosts 22nd Annual Cancer Survivors’ Walk & 5K on May 31 - 5/21/2015
Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Develop New Approach to Removing Nerve Tumors - 5/21/2015
Comprehensive Huntington’s Disease Clinic Opens at Northwestern Medicine - 5/14/2015
Northwestern Medicine Neurologists Determine Best Treatment for Severe Stroke Cases - 5/5/2015
April Showers Bring May Flowers and Seasonal Allergies - 4/29/2015
Northwestern Medicine Researchers Solve Mystery of Deadly Transplant Infection - 4/23/2015
Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K Announced for May 31 - 4/22/2015
Northwestern Medicine Stroke Programs Recognized by the American Heart Association - 4/21/2015
Northwestern Medicine News Blog
By Bret Coons
Digestive health issues are a common concern for many Americans, and some of these issues can actually be the sign of larger problems that can get worse over time if left untreated. This is especially true for those suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 to 1.3 million Americans suffer from IBD, which can take several forms. The two most common inflammatory bowel diseases are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Read More
2015 Minds Matter Gala Raises More Than $450,000 for the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute - 5/21/15
By Sheila Galloro
Doctors, patients and those committed to improving the quality of life for spinal cord and brain tumor patients raised about $450,000 at the Minds Matter Gala held on May 1 at the Hilton Chicago. More than 400 people attended the event, including patients, caregivers and staff of the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute. Proceeds will benefit research and programs at the NBTI.
The co-chairs of the event, Maria and Faris Nijim, both lost their fathers to brain cancer but are dedicated to helping find better treatments and, one day, a cure. Read More
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Recognized by the American Heart Association - 5/18/15
By Sheila Galloro
When a stroke hits, seconds count.
When treatment is received promptly, a stroke patient has a far greater chance of surviving and is less likely to have lasting damage. Which hospital that patient receives treatment at is just as important. Read More
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