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NCH invites cancer survivors to Chicago Wolves hockey game for celebration

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Northwest Community Healthcare

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) and the Chicago Wolves are teaming up to celebrate cancer survivorship on Sunday, Feb. 17, when the hockey team hosts NCH Cancer Survivor Night at Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

"NCH is very excited to be partnering with the Chicago Wolves to celebrate cancer survivors," said Keith Ammons, director of cancer services at NCH. "It is important to recognize the survivors and the journey they are taking in fighting cancer. The Cancer Program at NCH is led by professionals who take care of our patients from the time they enter our hospital, throughout treatment, and during their survivorship journey."

With state-of-the-art medical technologies like the CyberKnife® Radiosurgery System, expert oncologists, and specialized nurse navigators who provide one-to-one support, Northwest Community Hospital is among the region's leading centers for advanced and comprehensive cancer care. The hospital also offers a wide array of nutritional, emotional, spiritual and palliative care services to provide personalized care for each and every patient before, during and following cancer treatment. For more information, visit

To purchase tickets and join the Cancer Survivor Night celebration, call Natalie Aleman at 847.832.1982, or e-mail her at

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About Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

Serving Chicago's northwest suburbs since 1959, NCH is a comprehensive, patient-centered system of care that serves more than 350,000 outpatients each year, as well as nearly 30,000 inpatients treated annually at the 496-bed acute care hospital in Arlington Heights. The award-winning hospital holds the prestigious Magnet designation for nursing excellence, is designated as a Primary Stroke Center earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in 2011, and was awarded the Leapfrog Group's designation as one of the nation's Top Hospitals based on quality and safety criteria. NCH has four Immediate Care locations in the northwest suburbs and operates a FastCare Clinic in Palatine. NCH has a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians, which includes the board-certified primary care doctors and specialists of the NCH Medical Group. For more information or to find a doctor on the NCH Medical staff, visit