Breakthroughs In Care
When John was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he didn’t know what to expect. But with the level of care and collaboration he received from the Chicago Proton Center, he knew his life would never be the same.
When he was five, Isaac received proton therapy for medulloblastoma, the most prevalent pediatric brain cancer.
As the first low-risk patient in Illinois to undergo a TAVR procedure, Bob benefited from a less invasive way to make his heart stronger.
When Tom was diagnosed with tonsillar cancer, the care team recommended surgery that could affect his ability to sing. Proton therapy sounded better.
Like so many cancer patients, Holly faced radiation treatment after brain surgery.
After giving birth to twins, Kathleen discovered she had breast cancer. The care team at Northwestern Medicine would get her home again.
Due to nature of the care, physical medicine and rehabilitation is one of the most personal forms of medical treatment.
Patients in comas may benefit from a new treatment that uses the familiar voices of loved ones.
Northwestern Medicine is proud to share the stories of just a few of America’s 15 million cancer survivors.