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Officials cut the ribbon for the new SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center. Pictured left to right: SwedishAmerican Medical Oncologist Dr. Harvey Einhorn; SwedishAmerican Health System President and CEO Dr. Bill Gorski; SwedishAmerican Health System Immediate Past Chairman Bill Roop; UW School of Medicine and Public Health Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Dr. Jeffrey Grossman; SwedishAmerican Health System Chairman Dan Loescher; SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center Director Diane Scoville; SwedishAmerican Health System Chief Operating Officer Richard Walsh; SwedishAmerican Health System Property and Construction Director Glenn Evans; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics President and CEO Donna Katen-Bahensky; and SwedishAmerican Health System Radiation Oncology Manager Kathy Stukenberg. (Christin Dunmire photo)
The New SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center

Familiar, comfortable, and relaxing treatment centers are just the beginning of this revolutionary new medical center in Rockford. Step inside and see the new face of medical excellence.

Dr. Pierre Charles performs surgery on a cancer patient at Beloit Hospital.
The Fresh Face of Cancer Treatment

The realities of a cancer diagnosis are still present, but treatment options are advancing rapidly. Learn some of the incredible new technologies and methods that make cancer treatment safer than ever before.

Plastic Surgery: What to Know Before You Go

Whether it’s a tummy tuck or a facial touch-up, plastic surgery still is a medical operation. Learn from the experts about finding a reputable plastic surgeon and what questions to ask.

Nick Dal Pra, a trainer at Peak Fitness Sports Club, monitors Kelsey Gerard during a cross-training workout. (Christin Dunmire photo)
Get the Most from Your Health Club Experience

Peak Fitness trainer Nick Dal Pra offers some suggestions for getting into a workout routine and sticking with it.

Dr. Michael Fumo (far right), who leads Rockford Memorial Hospital’s Minimally Invasive Surgery Department, helps others to understand how a da Vinci surgical robot works.
Surgery’s Evolution, from First Cut to Cutting Edge

Surgery has changed vastly since those first operations in the Stone Age and ancient China. Learn some of the latest updates and techniques that help general surgeons to provide surprisingly simple, less-invasive surgical procedures.