Never Wonder

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At the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, you’ll never wonder if you’re doing everything you can to fight cancer.

Start Cancer Treatment with Peace of Mind

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, it can feel overwhelming to navigate the complex world of cancer. It's natural to have doubts and questions about whether you're receiving the best care possible for your specific type of cancer. You want to know if you're getting cancer treatment from the right place, if you're doing everything you can, and if you have explored all of your options.

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center stands at the forefront of cancer care. Not only are we the top-ranked cancer program in Illinois, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-24 rankings, but we are also recognized among the leading cancer treatment providers nationwide. The patient experience at UChicago Medicine is second to none, whether you’re looking into cutting-edge clinical trials or considering other innovative treatment options.

Common Cancer Care Questions

We understand that there are many options for treating cancer, and it can be overwhelming to try to sort through them all. That's why our team of expert medical oncologists is dedicated to working with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that takes into account every aspect of your treatment, from diagnosis to follow-up care, to even the emotional care needed

At UChicago Medicine, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. Our Chicago cancer center is home to some of the world's top oncologists and researchers, who are pushing the boundaries of cancer treatment every day. We offer access to multidisciplinary care teams, revolutionary treatments, and an extensive portfolio of clinical trials. These teams collaborate seamlessly across multiple departments to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

In 2024, we celebrate our 50th year as a distinguished NCI-designated hospital. NCI-designated cancer centers meet rigorous standards and persistently strive for advancements in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer. Three major studies found that long-term survival rates were better for patients treated from the start at an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center compared to those treated in other settings. Choosing UChicago Medicine for your cancer treatment from our specialists can provide assurance that you're taking every possible step.

 

Yes, we have cancer care treatment centers throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, including:

  • Calumet City
  • Chicago - Hyde Park
  • Chicago - Hyde Park (Pediatric Care)
  • Chicago - Lincoln Park
  • Chicago - Streeterville (River East)
  • Crown Point, IN
  • Flossmoor
  • Harvey

At UChicago Medicine, you have access to more than just traditional cancer treatment options. Serving as a leading site for the Clinical Trials Network, we have more than 300 open therapeutic trials and enroll more than 1,000 patients each year. Our oncology doctors are also leaders in precision medicine, which involves tailoring medical care to the specific characteristics of each patient, taking into account individual variations in genes, environment, and lifestyle.

This personalized approach ensures that the treatment plans are optimized for the unique needs of each person, leading to more effective outcomes with minimized potential side effects.

Your cancer treatment options are carefully determined based on various factors, including the type and stage of your cancer, your overall health, and your personal preferences.

Our team of specialists takes a comprehensive approach to creating a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your unique needs and long-term goals. Whether you require radiation oncology, cancer surgery, or chemotherapy, we offer access to leading-edge technologies and treatments like immunotherapy and robotic surgery. This guarantees your peace of mind, knowing you are receiving the highest standard of care for your cancer.

UChicago Medicine provides nurse navigators that can support you every step of the way. Our nurse navigators provide a seamless journey for you and your family during this challenging time by:

  • Guiding you through complex medical systems and providing direction on where to go for specific needs
  • Assisting you in exploring clinical trials and new treatments options
  • Collaborating with care teams to schedule follow-up care and establish timelines

In addition, our oncologists devote dedicated, quality time to understand your needs and to ensure that you feel supported and cared for throughout your cancer journey.

 

Convenient Locations for Cancer Care

Never Wonder: Call for an Appointment Today

At UChicago Medicine, we're here to guide and support you through every step of your cancer treatment journey. Call for an appointment at our cancer care center and to find a cancer physician today.

1-855-702-8222