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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

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1700 Luther Lane

Park Ridge, IL. 60068

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Lutheran-MAINAdvocate Lutheran General’s radiation oncology department in the Cancer Care Center offers state-of-the-art technology and radiation therapy techniques capable of precisely targeting treatment areas while minimizing effects on surrounding normal tissues.

Onsite at the center are skilled radiation oncology physicians who work closely with other specialists, medical oncologists and surgeons to ensure the best treatment plans and support for patients. In addition, they train many other health care professionals through their research initiatives, publications, medical school teaching appointments, and local and national lectures on the latest cancer treatments.

The team also includes nurses with specialized expertise in radiation oncology, radiation therapists who are all American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certified, and medical physicists and dosimetrists who collaborate with radiation oncologists to design the most efficient and effective treatment plan for each patient.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a 645-bed teaching, research and referral hospital, a Level I trauma center, and one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area.

It also is home to Advocate Lutheran General Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in the greater north and northwest suburban region of Chicago and a major regional referral center for a broad range of infant and pediatric services.

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Lutheran General has been recognized 10 times as one of the 100 Top Hospitals and 15 top major teaching hospitals in the country. Since 1999, Lutheran General has been rated by US News & World Report as being one of America’s Best Hospitals, and received ‘top 50 in the nation’ rankings for medical excellence and advanced capabilities in many specialties. The hospital also was the first in the north and northwest suburbs to be awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious Magnet designation, the highest honor and level of nursing excellence in the nation.

Learn more about the Lutheran General Cancer Care Center.



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