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Saint Luke's offers single treatment radiation therapy
Oncologists at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute are experiencing great success treating lung cancer patients with an innovative treatment called Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).
Art collection at Saint Luke’s Women’s Center helps heal
The new Women’s Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital opened in spring 2010 and recently received its finishing touch – a graceful new sculpture at the exterior entrance to welcome patients and visitors.
Saint Luke's cardiac research fellow earns prestigious Dutch research grant
Kim Smolderen, M.D., a post-doctoral fellow at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute who is supported by the American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable/Spina Outcomes Research Center, has been awarded a Veni-grant.
Critical Care Team saves Emphysema Patient
Wherever Vicki Hay went, Charlie went, too. To the grocery store, out with her husband, in her car. Charlie was the name Hay's grandchildren assigned to the oxygen tank.
Saint Luke's care dominates Kansas City area rankings
Hospitals in Saint Luke's Health System continue to rank high in patients' perspectives in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital – Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey of patients' hospital experiences.
Study shows promising results for minimally invasive heart valve replacement option

Patients who are considered non-operable for conventional open heart valve surgery may have promising options using a new treatment available in the region only through Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.

New labor and delivery unit to open at Saint Luke's Hospital
Expectant mothers planning to deliver their babies at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City will soon be doing so in spacious, well-appointed new birthing suites.
Saint Luke's Hospital's nursing research program benefits from grant
The nursing research program at Saint Luke's Hospital has been awarded a grant that will allow for expansion of the program and more opportunities for nurses to conduct research. The Victor E. Speas Foundation, Bank of America, trustee, has awarded $75,000 to benefit the clinical nursing research and summer internship programs at Saint Luke's Hospital.
Saint Luke's becomes first center in the region to implant novel heart assist device
Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute performed the first successful implant in the region of the C-pulse heart assist device.