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Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Women's Cancer Support Group
Monday, December 15th, 2014 (6:00 PM)
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 (6:00 PM)
 Patient Testimonials
Joy Schaumburg
Breast Cancer Patient, Riverside Specialty Services in Watseka
Mary Hurt
Ovarian Cancer Survivor
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Rush-Riverside Cancer Institute

Advanced approaches to treat cancer exist here in the region

The Rush-Riverside Cancer Institute’s affiliation with Rush University Medical Center brings world-class, cutting-edge cancer treatment to the region. Rush-Riverside’s latest technology, equipment, cancer expertise and holistic approach have created a local powerhouse for cancer care.

World-Class Cancer Care is Here

The Rush-Riverside Cancer Institute provides access to the latest technology, so patients have more powerful ways to fight cancer while remaining close to home and family. Individual treatment plans are created by a dedicated team of cancer experts who collaborate with each other and colleagues from Rush University Medical Center and other major cancer centers. Advanced treatments include minimally invasive procedures to highly-evolved radiation therapy and robotic-assisted surgery, along with access to the latest medications and clinical research trials.

Leading-edge technology for radiation therapy includes the state-of-the-art linear accelerator, the Varian TrueBeam STx with Novalis. This powerful tool can deliver radiation beams to the cancer with pinpoint accuracy, while minimizing damage to surrounding tissue. But our progressive philosophy means more than just advanced ways to treat cancer—it’s caring for patients how they should be treated, with respect and individualized plans.

Patient Story
Sharon and Karen had different stages of breast cancer. Find out how they feel about their Riverside experiences.

Radiation Therapy
Advanced technology for cancer care is only as effective as the people delivering it. At the Betty Burch Bridgewater Center for Radiation Therapy, compassionate and knowledgeable experts are working every day to treat cancer.

Linear Accelerator
The powerful Varian TrueBeam STx with Novalis Linear Accelerator precisely targets cancer while minimizing damage to the surrounding, healthy areas.

The Physician Team
Find out more about the Riverside oncologists and find the physician that's right for you.

Robotic Surgery
Riverside Medical Center is now using the daVinci robotic system, a revolutionary new technology, which gives surgeons more capabilities than ever before.

Interventional Radiology Cancer Therapies
Advanced minimally invasive image guided therapies for treatment of tumors including thermal ablation of lung, liver, kidney, and bone tumors, and catheter directed intra-arterial chemotherapy of liver tumors.

Rush-Riverside Cancer Institute
375 N. Wall St.
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Phone: (815)933-9660
Fax: (815)932-4402
Rush-Riverside Cancer Institute
Betty Burch Bridgewater Center for Radiation Therapy
200 Riverside Drive
Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914
Phone: (815)929-0010
Fax: (815)929-0014