The Rush Cast
Excellence Breaks New Ground: Planning Rush’s New Building

Excellence Breaks New Ground: Planning Rush’s New Building

June 21, 2019

Mia Levy, MD, Director of the Rush University Cancer Center, Deborah Hall, MD, Director of Rush's Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program, and Patty Nedved, Associate Vice President of Ambulatory Transformation, chat with medical oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, Physician Director of Media for the Rush University Cancer Center.

The four discuss the planning of the Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building and how the center will improve the patient experience at Rush. 

Skin Cancer Risks: It’s Not Just About the Sun

Skin Cancer Risks: It’s Not Just About the Sun

May 24, 2019

Arthur Rhodes, MD, a dermatologist who specializes in melanoma and skin cancer and the Director of the Melanoma Surveillance Clinic, chats with Shikha Jain, MD, medical oncologist and Physician Director of Media for the Rush University Cancer Center.  The two discuss the risks of skin cancer and melanoma, why it’s not always linked to sun exposure and more.

Immunotherapy: Changing Cancer Care

Immunotherapy: Changing Cancer Care

April 24, 2019

Timothy Kuzel, MD, the Division Chief of hematology, oncology and cell therapy, who specializes in genitourinary cancers and immunotherapy, chats with Shikha Jain, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, gastrointestinal medical oncologist and Physician Director of Media for the Rush University Cancer Center. The two discuss immunotherapies and how they are changing cancer care.

On the Rise: Colon Cancer in People Under 50

On the Rise: Colon Cancer in People Under 50

March 11, 2019

Gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine Salina Lee, MD, and Dana Hayden, MD, associate professor of surgery and Chief of colon and rectal surgery, chat with Shikha Jain, MD, assistant professor of medicine, gastrointestinal medical oncologist and Physician Director of Media for the Rush University Cancer Center. The three discuss issues related to rising rates of colon cancer among people under 50, as well as useful diet and exercise tips.

Bold Goals: The Future of Cancer Care at Rush

Bold Goals: The Future of Cancer Care at Rush

February 5, 2019

In our first episode, Shikha Jain, MD, Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Physician Director of Media, introduces us to Mia Levy, MD, the new director of the Rush University Cancer Center. Levy shares her personal journey as a breast cancer oncologist, her strong Rush roots and big plans for Rush’s cancer program.