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Business Insight presented by AMITA Health 7 Major Shifts in Healthcare Affecting Breast Cancer Patients University-level care available close to home. For decades, patients with cancer diagnoses who lived in Chicago's western and northwestern suburbs have endured stressful commutes and long wait times at university medical centers in pursuit of the best cancer care. Today, providers individualized for each patient not only as a whole person: body, mind a spirit, but also to her molecular and genetic makeup level and the molecular makeup of a given cancer. Today, multidisciplinary teams of cancer subspecialists analyze hundreds art reconstructions restoring appearance of pieces of information about each patient and each tumor to recommend an incredibly tailored treatment plan to every individual. From targeted chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy to precision radiation, are recommended to patients based on their family and medical history, their medical condition, and their tumor type. At AMITA Health Caner Institute, the multidisciplinary team of specialists includes nurse navigators, pathologists, medical oncologists, physicians trained in hereditary genetics, "First do no harm" revolutionize APNS board certified in geneties, radiation oncologist, immune- oncologists, surgical oncologists, cardio-oncologists, health psychologists, pharmacists, dieticians, massage and physical therapists. All are dedicated to supporting each patient throughout her breast cancer journey and focused on improving outcomes for each individual. Survivorship programs empower cancer survivors to live their best lives. Robust and welcoming survivorship care programs at AMITA Health Cancer Institute provide a structure for patients and care providers to record each individual's cancer and treatment history, as well as plan any checkups or future follow-up tests needed. "Each year, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow, and patients who have navigated the cancer journey, continue to live longer, more fulfilling lives, which is a truly uplifting trend," into hereditary cancer syndromes and cancer treatment. Dr. Rosen says, "this is not about vanity; it's about recovery. We can avoid mastectomies in many patients who would otherwise require one and ensure that there are not 1. their risk of developing certain types of cancer in the future. That in turn, can help breast cancer patients and their relatives make informed decisions about medical, surgical and other treatment options that may decrease their risk. "We are able to reduce risk life-long eminders. If a mastectomy is necessary, we can perform state-of-the- such as the nationally accredited AMITA or detect cancer as early as possible by identifying individuals at increased risk current precision medicine technologies, for breast, ovarian and other hereditary and function." Health Cancer Institute offer the most enrollment in clinical trials and access to great doctors dedicated to patient- centered breast care where families live and work. "We offer appointments quickly for everything from diagnostic imaging to multidisciplinary treatments to rehabilitation and support programs," said Barry Rosen, MD, Medical Director, Breast Cancer Program at the AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village. "Breast cancer varies quite a bit from one person to the next; our philosophy is 'one size fits one-we individualize care using state of the art technologies to provide the best care possible," added Dr. Rosen. cancers; and in some circumstances, surgical management can prevent a future cancer said TinaMarie Bauman, RN, MSN, APN, ARNP, AGN-BC, ACGN, System Director, Nursing Clinical Genetics Program at AMITA Health. "Precision medicine focuses on a patient's cancer at the genetic level to explore and find targeted treatments for each individual's personalized cancer care" TinaMarie added. 3. Clinical research programs advance cancer care. The AMITA Health Cancer Institute offers breast cancer 5. therapies. In the early years of cancer treatment, chemotherapy and radiation without having to travel far from home. therapy frequently caused adverse effects on healthy organs, such as the heart, leading to complications later in life. Today, healthcare professionals are able to direct therapy to minimize healthy tissue and organ damage by identifying the right medication or radiation dose, optimize\ing dosing and treatment frequency, and tailoring therapy to the individual. AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village offers leading-edge technologies and expertise of cancer sub-specialists. Ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy, nipple-sparing surgery, precision radiation therapy with TrueBeamTM and Gamma Knife 4. Patient-centered surgery radiosurgery are all examples of latest technological advancements offered at AMITA Health Cancer Institute. patients the opportunity to participate in a broad spectrum of clinical trials "We have a robust research program, collaborating with nationally renowned leaders in breast cancer, on a variety of topics including tumor genomics, hereditary 7. genetics, nipple-sparing mastectomy, same day biopsy results, and safely de-escalating treatment," explained Robert Maganini, M, breast surgeon and Medical Director of the AMITA Health St. Alexius Breast Care Center at Bartlett." Genetic risk assessment and helps patients recover in body, mind and spirit. Oncoplastic surgery involves 6. testing can help make informed decisions. Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses (APNS) trained in genetics offer individuals insights applying plastic surgical principles to cancer surgery to attain the best Personalized precision oncology said Dr. Maganini. aesthetic results without compromising is here to stay. Over the years, breast cancer treatments have become truly AMITA HEALTH ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER Many of the physiciass affated with AMITA Heahh are independent practidioners and menbens of the medical staff at one er more AMITA Health honpitals and are seiher emgloyees or agents of the bospitals As a result, AMITA Heald is aot responsile for the care provided by these physicians ELK GROVE VILLAGE Business Insight presented by AMITA Health 7 Major Shifts in Healthcare Affecting Breast Cancer Patients University-level care available close to home. For decades, patients with cancer diagnoses who lived in Chicago's western and northwestern suburbs have endured stressful commutes and long wait times at university medical centers in pursuit of the best cancer care. Today, providers individualized for each patient not only as a whole person: body, mind a spirit, but also to her molecular and genetic makeup level and the molecular makeup of a given cancer. Today, multidisciplinary teams of cancer subspecialists analyze hundreds art reconstructions restoring appearance of pieces of information about each patient and each tumor to recommend an incredibly tailored treatment plan to every individual. From targeted chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy to precision radiation, are recommended to patients based on their family and medical history, their medical condition, and their tumor type. At AMITA Health Caner Institute, the multidisciplinary team of specialists includes nurse navigators, pathologists, medical oncologists, physicians trained in hereditary genetics, "First do no harm" revolutionize APNS board certified in geneties, radiation oncologist, immune- oncologists, surgical oncologists, cardio-oncologists, health psychologists, pharmacists, dieticians, massage and physical therapists. All are dedicated to supporting each patient throughout her breast cancer journey and focused on improving outcomes for each individual. Survivorship programs empower cancer survivors to live their best lives. Robust and welcoming survivorship care programs at AMITA Health Cancer Institute provide a structure for patients and care providers to record each individual's cancer and treatment history, as well as plan any checkups or future follow-up tests needed. "Each year, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow, and patients who have navigated the cancer journey, continue to live longer, more fulfilling lives, which is a truly uplifting trend," into hereditary cancer syndromes and cancer treatment. Dr. Rosen says, "this is not about vanity; it's about recovery. We can avoid mastectomies in many patients who would otherwise require one and ensure that there are not 1. their risk of developing certain types of cancer in the future. That in turn, can help breast cancer patients and their relatives make informed decisions about medical, surgical and other treatment options that may decrease their risk. "We are able to reduce risk life-long eminders. If a mastectomy is necessary, we can perform state-of-the- such as the nationally accredited AMITA or detect cancer as early as possible by identifying individuals at increased risk current precision medicine technologies, for breast, ovarian and other hereditary and function." Health Cancer Institute offer the most enrollment in clinical trials and access to great doctors dedicated to patient- centered breast care where families live and work. "We offer appointments quickly for everything from diagnostic imaging to multidisciplinary treatments to rehabilitation and support programs," said Barry Rosen, MD, Medical Director, Breast Cancer Program at the AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village. "Breast cancer varies quite a bit from one person to the next; our philosophy is 'one size fits one-we individualize care using state of the art technologies to provide the best care possible," added Dr. Rosen. cancers; and in some circumstances, surgical management can prevent a future cancer said TinaMarie Bauman, RN, MSN, APN, ARNP, AGN-BC, ACGN, System Director, Nursing Clinical Genetics Program at AMITA Health. "Precision medicine focuses on a patient's cancer at the genetic level to explore and find targeted treatments for each individual's personalized cancer care" TinaMarie added. 3. Clinical research programs advance cancer care. The AMITA Health Cancer Institute offers breast cancer 5. therapies. In the early years of cancer treatment, chemotherapy and radiation without having to travel far from home. therapy frequently caused adverse effects on healthy organs, such as the heart, leading to complications later in life. Today, healthcare professionals are able to direct therapy to minimize healthy tissue and organ damage by identifying the right medication or radiation dose, optimize\ing dosing and treatment frequency, and tailoring therapy to the individual. AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village offers leading-edge technologies and expertise of cancer sub-specialists. Ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy, nipple-sparing surgery, precision radiation therapy with TrueBeamTM and Gamma Knife 4. Patient-centered surgery radiosurgery are all examples of latest technological advancements offered at AMITA Health Cancer Institute. patients the opportunity to participate in a broad spectrum of clinical trials "We have a robust research program, collaborating with nationally renowned leaders in breast cancer, on a variety of topics including tumor genomics, hereditary 7. genetics, nipple-sparing mastectomy, same day biopsy results, and safely de-escalating treatment," explained Robert Maganini, M, breast surgeon and Medical Director of the AMITA Health St. Alexius Breast Care Center at Bartlett." Genetic risk assessment and helps patients recover in body, mind and spirit. Oncoplastic surgery involves 6. testing can help make informed decisions. Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses (APNS) trained in genetics offer individuals insights applying plastic surgical principles to cancer surgery to attain the best Personalized precision oncology said Dr. Maganini. aesthetic results without compromising is here to stay. Over the years, breast cancer treatments have become truly AMITA HEALTH ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER Many of the physiciass affated with AMITA Heahh are independent practidioners and menbens of the medical staff at one er more AMITA Health honpitals and are seiher emgloyees or agents of the bospitals As a result, AMITA Heald is aot responsile for the care provided by these physicians ELK GROVE VILLAGE