Glenda Borreo, PT, MHSc, CLT, ACSM EP-C, CCET, physical therapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Midwestern Regional Medical Center discusses the concept of “prehabilitation” or “prehab”. Prehab is physical therapy provided prior to cancer treatment (surgery, chemotherapy or radiation) and may benefit a patient by improving physical function, reducing hospital length of stay and postoperative pain, and helping the patient better tolerate treatment.
Denise Geuder RN, MS, CNOR is Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa. She has been a nurse for 35 years and has served as a hospital executive in the Tulsa area for more than 20 years. In this article, she shares five key lessons she has leaned along the way.
“As in any career field, you need a game plan to make the most of it. Early on, I was given the opportunity to enter into leadership. One of the greatest challenges for me was maintaining a respectable work-life balance while raising a family...”
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) ranked 4th out of more than 1,400 companies tracked in the widely acclaimed YouGov Brandlndex "Best Brand" survey during the first six months of 2015. "Receiving this recognition is in harmony with our mission; however, it is only as valuable as the care we deliver to our patients and loved ones whom place their trust in us," said Scott Jones, president and CEO of CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern).
On the heels of former President Jimmy Carter’s announcement about his melanoma spreading to his brain and liver, Dr. Laurence Altshuler of Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa talks about this serious disease.
For survivors of cancer, finding love involves discussing the disease and the changes it has brought. Read what Corliss Ivy, a mind-body medicine psychotherapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. and others have to share about finding love.
Zion has a world-class cancer treatment center in the heart of town and it's easy to take that for granted...Most recently, two CTCA surgeons were recognized by Newsweek magazine. The publication included surgical oncologist, Charles Komen Brown, MD, PhD, Medical Director of Surgery and thoracic surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Kiev, MD, FACS at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in its "Top Cancer Doctors 2015" as two of the nation's premier physicians.
President Jimmy Carter speaks publicly about his battle with cancer, revealing his melanoma has spread to his liver and his brain.
Dr. Glen Weiss, director of clinical research at CTCA at Western Regional Medical Center speaks with NBC's Doug Meehan to help viewers understand how melanoma spreads and its treatment options.
The connection between laughter and physical and spiritual health is gaining credence in the mainstream health care system. The Cancer Treatment Centers of America, upon a patient's request, introduced a laughter therapy program in their midwestern regional medical center that uses the natural physiological process of laughter to help relieve physical or emotional stress and discomfort. These laughter clubs or humor groups give cancer patients and their families a tool for healing.
Rajeev Nayar, MD, gastroenterologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Zion, Ill.) shares what he would have liked to know before choosing to specialize in gastroenterology.
In this article, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® was rated by mystery shoppers as the “gold standard” in call center customer service:
“Of the 20 call centers we tested as self-appointed Mystery Shoppers, we found one that did everything right – largely because the call center representative was compassionate, and knew where to send us for further information. That happened with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), which encourages patients to call anytime, 24/7, or participate in a live chat, or even communicate via video chat with an expert.
“While CTCA’s customer service is the gold standard that many organizations should emulate, some call centers need to walk before they can run.”