Comprehensive Cancer Center

Learn more about our leading-edge cancer care

All Cancer Types & Treatments

More than 200 cancer experts

Cancer care in Chicago and suburban locations

Alexander Pearson, MD, and African-American female patient
Cancer Care Services

With more than 200 cancer specialists, innovative treatments and leading-edge research, we're attacking cancer from every angle.

researcher in cancer lab
Participate in a Clinical Trial

As a lead site for the Clinical Trials Network, we have more than 300 open therapeutic trials and enroll more than 1,000 patients each year.

NCI logo
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

This prestigious designation is bestowed upon the nation’s top cancer centers in recognition of their innovative research and leading-edge treatments.

The Latest in Cancer Care & Research

Tab through topics. Hit enter or right arrow key to enter that section. Left arrow key goes back to topics.

Why is colorectal cancer more deadly among the Black community?

Black people are nearly twice as likely to die from colorectal cancer than other races. University of Chicago Medicine gastroenterologist Karen Kim, MD, says it's mainly because they're less likely to have preventive screenings. She explains why, and what UChicago Medicine is doing to help.

Cancer patients benefit from UChicago Medicine’s city-suburban partnerships

Suburban cancer patients are discovering that they can get UChicago Medicine's top-tier, nationally renowned care close to home, thanks to collaborations aimed at making cancer care more convenient.

Brain Tumors: Expert Q&A

In this expert Q&A, neuro-oncologist Dr. Deric Park and neurosurgeon Dr. Paramita Das share insights on the different types of brain tumors, the symptoms they may cause and the types of therapies to treat them.

Telemedicine at UChicago Medicine

Doc video chat icon
Schedule a Video Visit

For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits with our cancer experts for most non-urgent visit types. Our care providers can assess your symptoms, recommend treatment and send prescriptions to your pharmacy.

Jessica Donington, MD, doing a video visit with a patient
Express Expert Cancer Opinion

The Express Expert Cancer Opinion program provides newly diagnosed patients a 15-minute introductory virtual session with a world-renowned cancer expert at no cost to you.

Phone appointment icon
Get a Second Opinion Online

Whether you are facing a complex health issue or a difficult treatment decision, getting a second opinion can help you make an informed decision about your care. Get an online second opinion from one of our experts without having to leave home.

Convenient Locations for Cancer Care

Request an Appointment for Cancer Care

* Required Field

Tougher than cancer.

Kiran Turaga, MD; Cancer is relentless, so are we.
Watch Video