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Surgery for Prostate, Colon, and Other Cancers in DeKalb and Sandwich

Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb and Valley West Hospital in Sandwich work with surgeons in a range of specialties who perform surgeries to treat cancer. These specialists include:

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Surgically Treated Cancers 

The surgical specialists at Kishwaukee Hospital and Valley West Hospital use surgery to treat a variety of cancers, including:

  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Neck cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Spinal cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Uterine cancer

When possible, minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures are performed using a new, one incision laparoscopic technique. KishHealth surgeons also insert Mediports and PICC lines for chemotherapy or antibiotic therapy administration. When a patient needs a procedure not available in DeKalb or Sandwich, a referral is made to a Loyola University Medical Center specialist in Chicago.

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To learn how to schedule an appointment to be seen in the KishHealth System Cancer Centers, please call medical oncology:

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