Press Release - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)
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Dr. Loggie Discusses How Heated Chemo is Helping Cancer Patients Live Longer
Patients with abdominal cancers like mesothelioma often are given only month to live. CHI Health's Dr. Brian Loggie is helping them live longer...
04/12/2016
Prestigious Position Could Mean More Lives Being Saved in the Future
Dr. Mittal has been elected to the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Esophagogastric Task Force, a prestigious position where he can make a difference
10/01/2015
Saving Lives from Cancer Spurs CU Doctor
While awards pile up for Lynch, he envisions no farewell tour, victory lap or retirement.
09/21/2015
Rare Cancer Brings New Jersey Woman to Nebraska; ‘Wallowing’ Not an Option
The mystery pains had made the New Jersey woman’s life miserable for months; still, the diagnosis of Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP), a rare disease that
09/21/2015
Loading Up on Calories, Nutrients Tough for Cancer Patients
Close monitoring is important. We watch their weight, how much they eat and the consistency of the foods. The better nourished a patient is before...
09/18/2015
The Bad News that Saved His Life
His dad was the 39th recorded family member to die of colon cancer.
09/14/2015
Dr. Brian Loggie Discusses Heated Chemo on the Morning Blend
Patients with abdominal cancers like mesothelioma often are given only months to live. CHI Health's Dr. Brian Loggie is helping them live longer...
09/10/2015
Hope for Those Who Don’t Have Any
Dr. Loggie helps them with a revolutionary treatment he pioneered at Wake Forest University, beginning in 1991.
09/09/2015
Grit and Determination Drove the “Father of Hereditary Cancer”
For years, Dr. Lynch insisted certain types of cancers had a genetic origin. Other researchers disputed and openly rejected his work, maintaining...
09/01/2015
New Surgery Option: Small Scope Replaces Spreading Ribs Apart
Shirley Trigg is grateful for her top-notch team of doctors – and for the newer, minimally-invasive technique Dr. Balters used to treat her lung cance
08/04/2015
Cancer survivor shows passion for educating others about disease
Connie Hameloth can remember exactly what she said when she was applying for the job of outreach coordinator for medical oncology at St. Francis Cance
04/27/2015
Re-thinking the Purple Pill: Maybe it’s Time You Did
Since 1975, the incidence of reflux in the U.S. has increased 400 percent. Reflux-related esophageal cancer has increased more than 600 percent...
04/23/2015
Helping Patients Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Moments
Social workers are there at patients’ most painful and most hopeless moments. They’re dedicated to making those moments more bearable.
03/25/2015
Being Ticked Off or Depressed Won’t Make it Go Away
To me breast cancer was like a bad toothache. You have a root canal for the tooth. I had treatment for cancer. Then you move on.
10/24/2014
Cancer Survivor Learned She’s “Not Alone”
June 1st is National Cancer Survivors Day
05/30/2014
A Day in the Life of a Cancer Nurse Navigator
Nurse navigators are a single point of contact for their patients every step of the way.
04/28/2014
Three-time Breast Cancer Survivor
Vira Brooks had three sons in high school. And she had newly-diagnosed breast cancer.
01/14/2014
Cancer Social Worker and Team Make Sure Patient Gets Help She Needs
At Alegent Creighton Health, we go far beyond just treating the physical aspects of cancer.
11/19/2013
Clinical Trials: Helping Future Cancer Patients Today
Alegent Creighton Health offers more clinical trials to more patients than any other health system in the area.
11/13/2013
Genetic Testing Helps Mother Deal with Possibility of Breast Cancer
Genetic testing is designed to find individuals who have hereditary cancer, which occurs when an altered gene is passed down in the family from parent
11/07/2013
Teamwork Furthers Ground-breaking Cancer Research
Imagine a library where researchers could “check out” blood and tissue samples to learn how to better prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
10/24/2013
Cancer Treatment is Life-saver for Many Without Hope
Interleukin-2 is an FDA-approved immunotherapy that boosts the body's natural immune defenses against cancer.
10/22/2013
Lung Cancer Caught in Nick of Time
At the Lung Health Center patients can expect a confirmed diagnosis within 48 hours and the start of treatment soon after that.
10/21/2013
New Screening for Millions of Acid Reflux Sufferers Could Save Lives
Esophageal cancer is fastest growing type of cancer in the United States. It's also one of the most deadly—and misunderstood.
10/14/2013
Beating Breast Cancer
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40, Susan McArdle fought back .. and won.
10/01/2013
Alegent Creighton Health Cancer Center Receives CoC Accreditation
Alegent Creighton Health Cancer Center has received a 3-year Network Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons’ Comm...
04/28/2013