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Carle Health System: What is SBRT?
 
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Carle Cancer Center is the premier cancer treatment and support center in east central Illinois, offering more resources to help patients in the fight against cancer. With the area's largest and most specialized team of fellowship trained oncologists, surgeons and staff, patients get in for diagnosis and start treatment as soon as possible. Our team offers the latest technology and highly specialized multidisciplinary clinics for certain cancers, including breast, prostate, gynecologic, and head and neck. But we don't just treat a disease – we care for the whole patient, offering eight support groups, genetic and nutrition counseling, nurse navigator services and more.
Carle Recruitment Video.mp4
 
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Carle... is "The Place To Be". It is located at 611 W. Park St, Urbana, Illinois.
Views: 919 Vincent Piccio
Carle Health System: New cancer survivors speaker series
 
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One Carle patient gives back to help others in need.
Stephen Boppart - Beckman Institute Bioimaging Science and Technology Group
 
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As a medical doctor and professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, and Medicine at Illinois, Stephen Boppart works at the very heart of technology development for medical applications. Boppart is director of the Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory at Beckman, where he has developed novel methods and technologies for biological imaging. An important part of his research has been the development of non-invasive or minimally invasive methods for generating high-resolution, real-time images of biological tissue at the cellular and molecular level for disease diagnosis at earlier stages and in greater detail than current methods. A focus for Boppart is diagnosis of breast cancer through the use of an imaging technique called optical coherence tomography (OCT) that provides micron-scale images of subsurface biological tissue. In the OCT-based system Boppart's lab developed, a beam of near-infrared light is focused on the tissue and the resulting reflections are measured by their intensity and position to provide a high-resolution image in real time. While the possible applications of this technology are many, the potential of using the OCT system for what are called "optical biopsies" for breast cancer is a major thrust of Boppart's research and technology development efforts. Boppart is currently using the OCT system at Carle Hospital's Mills Breast Cancer Institute in Urbana. In this video, Boppart talks about the advantages the OCT-based system offers over other methods, the results of clinical trials and reactions to the system, as well as future goals for this exciting new technology.
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Carle Health System: Contributing in a new way
 
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When you walk into Carle Cancer Center during the noon hour on Wednesdays, you’ll hear something you might not expect to hear – live piano music. You also might not expect that one performer is a relatively new Cancer Center employee performing there for the first time. That was the case in February when Cassaundra Helfrich volunteered to play in a pinch, finding another way to use her talents to help our patients.
Living with Cancer in Central Illinois - Seeking a Cure
 
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Incredible advances are being made in cancer research and treatment right here in Central Illinois. To spotlight the local doctors, researchers, and institutions on the cutting edge of cancer care, WTVP and WILL are teaming up to produce a multi-platform companion to the national PBS series, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. Living with Cancer in Central Illinois centers around three half-hour broadcast programs that will premiere Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 8 p.m. “Seeking a Cure” sits down with doctors from University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria—including lead researcher Dr. Marcelo B. Soares (pictured with H Wayne Wilson), University of Illinois, Illinois Cancer Center, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Carle Cancer Center and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois to learn about the progress they are making in their research, clinical trials and diagnostic tools.
Views: 650 WTVP
Speaking Up: The Patient Push for Accelerating Progress in Cancer Research
 
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Leslie Hammersmith Young Survival Coalition Champaign-Urbana Thursday morning session: Clinical Connections from Bench to Bedside, Beckman Institute, 3:00 PM--3:30 PM Abstract: Medical research empowers us to fight cancer, and advocacy empowers us to ensure that it addresses the needs of people affected by cancer. Advocacy helps us get through our cancer experiences, stand up for all people affected by cancer and gain a feeling of control over our own healthcare. Young Survival Coalition has staked out a powerful role as the voice for young women affected by breast cancer. Our Champaign-Urbana affiliate supports young women in Central Illinois through their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and we actively work to become educated cancer research advocates so that we can help all young women and end cancer for all people. We work to raise awareness and make improvements on issues of unique importance to young women. Survivors have been instrumental in shaping cancer research studies by helping to define which questions researchers need to address in order to improve the standard of care and quality of life issues most important to us. Educated advocates provide a necessary perspective, making sure researchers think about how their work helps us. This talk discusses the connections between cancer survivorship, cancer research and accelerating our progress towards ending cancer. Speaker bio: Leslie Hammersmith is the eLearning Analyst in the Office of the Chief Information Officer at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has over 14 years of experience in higher education and faculty development in educational technologies. Leslie is trained in Cancer Research Advocacy and is a Patient Advocate with Carle Cancer Center, where she reviews cancer research protocols. In 2009 Leslie was one of the founders of the Champaign-Urbana Affiliate of Young Survival Coalition, the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Under her leadership, YSC C-U has grown to a recognized community organization to support young women facing breast cancer in Central Illinois. Leslie has participated in programs from Reasearch Advocacy Network and AACR Scientist Survivor Program, and continues to pursue professional development in advocacy.
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Living with Cancer in Central Illinois - Strategic Treatment
 
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Incredible advances are being made in cancer research and treatment right here in Central Illinois. To spotlight the local doctors, researchers, and institutions on the cutting edge of cancer care, WTVP and WILL are teaming up to produce a multi-platform companion to the national PBS series, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. Living with Cancer in Central Illinois centers around three half-hour broadcast programs that will premiere Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8 p.m. “Strategic Treatment” follows doctors and patients during innovative procedures and treatment plans being used at UnityPoint Methodist Medical Center, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Carle Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
Views: 469 WTVP
Pink Glove Dance 2013- Decatur Morgan Hospital
 
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We wanted to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and have a little fun while doing it. So Decatur Morgan Hospital teamed up with Austin, Decatur, Hartselle and Brewer High Schools to create the most awesome Pink Glove Dance ever!
Views: 199 Tina Weeks
Using Light to Diagnose Disease
 
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Professor Stephen Boppart uses light to diagnose diseases such as cancer. Called "biophotonics," the technique generates high-resolution, real-time, non-invasive images of biological tissue at the cellular and molecular level. Boppart is a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering. He heads the Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory at the Beckman Institute and is a full-time faculty member in the Bioimaging Science and Technology group.
Views: 584 BeckmanInstitute
Living With Cancer in Central Illinois: Diagnoses & Decisions
 
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As new bio-technology and research make more and more information available to patients with cancer, they and their families often confront new and challenging decisions. Some risk factors for cancer can be inherited. Many have been linked to gene mutations. In some cases, people choose not to know if they carry any of the genes. Others choose to learn they carry a marker for cancer and must make the difficult decision of how to respond. Some increase screening, others undergo preventive surgery while they're healthy. In "Living With Cancer In Central Illinois: Diagnoses & Decisions," We will hear from doctors, families and cancer survivors who've faced these decisions for their patients, themselves or their loved ones. Amanda Vinicky moderates a discussion with Rohit Bhargava, University of Illinois Professor of Bioengineering and Beckman Institute Faculty Member, Barbara Bello, RN, an oncology nurse with Presence Health, and Dr. Jo-mel Labayog, an Oncologist at Presence United Samaritans Cancer Center. "Living With Cancer in Central Illinois: Diagnoses & Decisions" premiered on WILL-TV on Thursday, April 2 at 9:00pm.
Molecular mechanisms of melatonin's anticancer effects - Talk by Steven M. Hill, Ph.D.
 
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Molecular Mechanisms of Melatonin's Anticancer Effects - 12/Aug/2009 - Talk by Steven M. Hill, Ph.D. - The New York Academy of Sciences (http://www.nyas.org): SECTIONS: 00:01 - Introduction: Expression of the MT1 receptor; 04:51 - MT1 associated signaling pathways: ER-alpha phosphorylation; 08:36 - RAR-alpha transactivation assay; 10:26 - Melatonin and 9cRA: Invasion/metastatis in breast cancer; 15:09 - Melatonin and p38 MAPK: Melatonin and the MT1 receptor; 19:42 - The circadian clock and breast epithelial and cancer cells; 22:27 - Transcriptional activity in MCF-7 cells: SIRT1 and cancer; 27:13 - Summary and acknowledgments. Complete references: http://bit.ly/1askmDo About melatonin (various references): http://bit.ly/1aL08F8 http://beatingcancercenter.com http://beatingcancercenter.org The truth about the (pseudo-)clinical trial of 1998: http://www.beatingcancercenter.org/1998-trial.html
Views: 1320 BeatingCancerCenter
Michelle Tells Us Why She Chose UI Health - University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
 
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Facilities Manager, Michelle says, "Doctors focus on what's inside you. I want to change what's happening around you. Inspiration can come from a number of places. For me, inspiration came from unfortunate circumstances, the passing of my mother. Having the final memories of my mom cast aglow in neon light and sterile, impersonal waiting rooms, I decided to set out to change the healing environment. I want to make recovery warm and to make family moments, private to the family. That's how I'm changing medicine. For good."
Views: 594 UI Health
Being Well 1107: Seeking the right care at the right time
 
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Dr. Aja Lystila from Carle, with information on when to seek out a health care provider and what to seek them for, for your health care needs.
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Nursing Degree: Why Lewis University?
 
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http://www.lewisu.edu/academics/nursing/undergraduate/nursing/index.htm Christine Cuyugan is Nursing major at Lewis University. She explains why she has a passion for the profession and how Lewis University will help her be successful in her future career.
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Being Well 1111: Lung Cancer
 
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Dr. Kuppuswamy Jagarlamudi, from the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center, goes over the latest numbers of lung cancer, and what the latest treatments for people that have lung cancer.
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At Issue 6-21-13 : Cancer Study
 
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Dr. Abdur Shakir from Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System discusses the latest facts and figures about cancer as well the nationwide cancer study that is taking place.
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Being Well 1113: Pain Management
 
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Lee Webber, a CRNA with Horizon Health, in Paris, Illinois, with the latest treatments involving Pain Management.
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Being Well 1108: Colon and Rectal Cancer
 
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Dr. Iyoob Ilyas from HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, with the latest information on colon and rectal cancer and the latest surgical options to help those affected by those health problems.
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Being Well 1110: Rehabilitation and Therapy
 
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Sara Masse from Carle Therapy Services, goes over rehabilitation and therapy that people need for things such, post surgery recovery, post cancer treatment, and incontinence.
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Barbershop Favorites by the White Coat Four
 
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Harken back to yesteryear and reminisce with this classy quartet in the glorious atrium of the Mills Breast Cancer Institute!
Views: 437 Gordy Wilson
Prof. Luigi Di Bella - Melatonin 02 - 15/Jun/1996
 
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15-Jun-1996 - Congress Monza (Italy) - Prof. Luigi Di Bella - Melatonin 02 Complete transcriptions and various references: http://bit.ly/1aL08F8 "Melatonin doesn't cure any tumor, but without melatonin there is no possibility to be cured! It is a necessary but insufficient condition!" [Prof. Luigi Di Bella - 1996] i) Luigi Di Bella, G. Scalera and M.T. Rossi: "Melatonin: an essential factor for the treatment and recovery from leucemia and cancer". Proc. International Symposium on Melatonin, Bremen, September 28-30 1980* Editors N. Birau and W. Schloot. ii) L. Di Bella and M.T. Rossi: "Melatonin in cancer therapy" - Symposium on Melatonin and the Pineal gland - Hong Kong, 1988, Abstract. iii) L. Di Bella, Rossi M.T.: "Ten Years experience on the action of Melatonin on humans". Abstracts Third Colloquium of European Pineal Study Group (EPSG), Pecs, 1984, pag.56. Giulio Bizzozero: - http://www.nature.com/nrm/journal/v2/n10/full/nrm1001-776a.html - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/67357/Giulio-Bizzozero http://beatingcancercenter.com http://beatingcancercenter.org The truth about the (pseudo-)clinical trial of 1998: http://www.beatingcancercenter.org/1998-trial.html ############################ Transcripted by: Michele Vitolo; Translated by: Maria Luisa Grasselli; Subtitles (Subtitle Editor - http://home.gna.org/subtitleeditor/) and Video Coding (Avidemux - http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/) by: Michele Petrecca (http://elettrolinux.com/) NOTE: Respect the decisions of the others, it means only some common sense, you don't download it if you want to manipulate it, cut it, change its name and so on because you are violating release license! Therefore i say to you all, take it if you want but share it only with its full lenght!
Views: 723 BeatingCancerCenter
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' - Gavin Wilson
 
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Gavin joins his father, Gordy, at Mills Breast Cancer Institute to preview and reminisce on the annual DeKalb revue they do each September. Presented by the Institute's weekly music series (noon every Thursday).
Views: 121 Gordy Wilson