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Know a Man Over 50 with an Enlarged Prostate? Be Sure to Share this Article about a New Procedure at Silver Cross

An enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is one of the most common prostate problems in men over the age of 50, affecting approximately 50 percent of men. The prostate gland is located underneath the bladder, so when the prostate enlarges, it begins to block the urine flow. Having this condition may cause frequent or urgent needs to urinate, difficulty in starting urination, weak urine stream or the inability to completely empty the bladder.

Published on Jan 22, 2020

SpineJack: Silver Cross Now Offers Revolutionary Treatment for Osteoporosis Fractures

Nearly one million Americans suffer from extreme back pain caused by compression fractures of the vertebrae. And while the condition itself can be treated, recovery can be slow and painful.

Published on 2019

Joliet Woman Feels Like She Has a New Set of Legs Following PAD Treatment at Silver Cross

Joliet resident Beverly Dixon, 63, says she feels like a woman half her age following treatment for peripheral artery disease at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

Published on Sept 10, 2019

Revolutionary Y-90 Treatment at Silver Cross Targets Liver Tumors

Metastatic colon cancer is a frightening diagnosis, but a revolutionary treatment at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is giving hope – and delivering promising results – to patients like Linda Poteracki.

Published on Nov 08, 2018

Retired Medical Secretary Gets Good News When Tumor Shrinks by 85%

Metastatic colon cancer is a frightening diagnosis, but a revolutionary treatment at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is giving hope – and delivering promising results – to patients like Linda Poteracki.

Published on Nov 08, 2018

Breakthrough Y-90 Treatment Targets Liver Tumors

Patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver now have another treatment option called selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT). This revolutionary therapy is an FDA-approved, non-surgical treatment that uses tiny beads called microspheres to deliver radiation directly to tumors in the liver.

Published on Jan 31, 2020

Normal chest x-ray ‘no guarantee’ a patient is COVID-free, urgent care providers say

A group of urgent care providers are casting further doubts this week about the use of chest x-rays to assess patients with possible COVID-19.

Published on Apr 15, 2020

Emerging Trends in Radiology

A new decade means new technologies, including innovations such as hybrid imaging and artificial intelligence

Published on Apr 02, 2020

Acr Recommendations For Chest Radiography And Ct For Suspected Covid-19 Infection

As COVID-19 spreads in the United States, there is growing interest in the role and appropriateness of chest X-ray and CT for the screening, diagnosis, and management of patients with suspected or known COVID-19 infection.

Published on Apr 02, 2020