SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) announced the appointment of Istvan Redei, MD, as National Director of Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy. Dr. Redei, is based at the CTCA Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois where he continues to serve as the Director of Stem Cell Therapy and Cell Therapy Program. Since joining CTCA he and his team have been responsible for treating over 700 analytic hematologic patients and performing nearly 200 transplant procedures.
"It is through Dr. Redei's leadership and vision," said Roger Cary, Chief Operating Officer, "that the stem cell transplant and cell therapy program at Midwestern has grown to be a premier center of healing and hope for those battling hematologic malignancies such as acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), lymphomas, and multiple myeloma."
Dr. Redei is a graduate of Szilagyi Erzebet College, Budapest, Hungary with a Bachelor of Science degree. He went on to receive his Doctoral qualifications at Semmelweis Ignac Medical University, Budapest, Hungary. He has trained at New York Medical College, Temple University, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, and Emory University School of Medicine. At Emory University Dr. Redei was part of the Quality Improvement Committee, Clinical Research Committee and Working Committee for Bone Marrow Transplant and Leukemia program. Dr. Redei received the Semmelweis Ignac Medical University Scholarship, graduated Summa cum laude and was named one of the "Top Doctors" in Atlanta in 2001.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrative approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.