January 8, 2014
Glencoe News - A Sun Times Publication
When neurosurgeon Juan Alzate, of Glencoe, isn’t pioneering brain surgery techniques in Lake County hospitals, he likes to volunteer as a story reader at South School, where his daughter is a student. His surgeon’s hands, which naturally like to hold books, move quite a bit when… Read More
October 4, 2013
Dr. Alzate sat down recently for an interview with Fox6 Milwaukee to discuss advancements in the treament of brain tumors. You can watch the full interview here.
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August 14, 2013
Last November, about five days after Thanksgiving, Ronald Porter, 63, of Peebles had an upset stomach. Thinking he had a virus, he and his family had no idea that within six weeks he would be diagnosed as a cancer victim with no hope. Enter into this man's life a team… Read More
June 26, 2013
Here is some exciting medical news for those battling brain cancer. A new brain surgery procedure is being offered amongst 11 hospitals in the nation, including Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. CTCA, located in Zion, Illinois, is the first local hospital to offer this exciting procedure.
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May 9, 2013
CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is among the first hospitals in the country to offer a new minimally invasive surgery for patients with deep subcortical tumors and cysts. The new approach integrates several advancements in neurosurgery, allowing… Read More