Determined to cross the finish line, Zion oncologist helps her patients do the same

October 21, 2021

Dr. Barbara Buttin gynecologic oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Chicago ran the Chicago Marathon on October 10, 2021. While partnering with the American Cancer Society’s “Team DetermiNation” to raise funds that support the ACS’s efforts in community education, cancer research, patient support programs and more, Dr. Buttin completed her 11th marathon after years of training for it and numerous setbacks.

“I always tell my patients you have to be an endurance athlete to fight cancer and be successful,” she said. “In that struggle, I feel like I’m qualified to lead you in that fight from a professional and a personal standpoint.”

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