Breakthroughs In Care
After being diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor as a child, Chiara Rodgers became an advocate and a symbol of strength for others. When her father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, she knew exactly how to help him.
When Parkinson’s disease hit Dale, he and his care team at the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital hit back – with deep brain stimulation.
“If you were to write a Hollywood script, you couldn’t do a better job,” says Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD. See the video here.
The primary caregiver for his four-year-old daughter, Corey got the advanced treatment he needed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for abdominal cancer.
After six months of physical therapy, figure skater Derek Wagner triumphantly returned to the ice following a devastating injury.
Jesus Garcia is the first patient in Illinois to receive the HeartMate 3 LVAD (left ventricular assist device) by Northwestern Medicine.
Phillip has hiked the Himalayas, the Alps, the Pyrenees and the Rockies, but an aortic aneurysm threatened to be the toughest challenge of his life.
A connection made in an online support group alters the course of treatment for Dale.
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.