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Signs of pancreatic cancer you shouldn’t ignore

November 20, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
The pancreas is a small organ located between the spine and intestines that produces enzymes to help digest food and hormones like insulin, which...
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Quitting smoking is always the right decision

November 17, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
It is absolutely never too late to stop smoking. Regardless of how long you have smoked or how many times you may have tried to quit, it is always...
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Amanda’s story: Anyone with lungs can get lung cancer

November 16, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
Amanda Warford, 42, of Palatine, wants to encourage people to schedule a doctor’s appointment if something feels wrong with your health — don’t try...
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After cancer relapse, NorthShore’s first CAR T-cell therapy patient now cancer-free

November 02, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
Mick Jackson first battled lymphoma six years ago with surgery and chemotherapy under the expert guidance of Lynne Kaminer, MD, hematologist at...
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Alexis’s story: A breast cancer story of hope

October 31, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
Alexis Barbour wants women to make sure they are regularly conducting breast self-exams and getting routine mammograms — especially if they are...
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Young breast cancer survivor welcomes miracle babies

October 27, 2023
by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health
All children are miracles in a way. Shelly Battista’s twins — who were born two years to the day after she celebrated becoming cancer free — are...
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