Cancer Patient Care

Medical oncologist Alexander Pearson, MD, and female patient

Helpful Resources for Your Cancer Journey

At the University of Chicago Medicine, everyone on our cancer team is focused on providing comprehensive, compassionate care — helping you to get well while offering support and assistance throughout your cancer journey. Our cancer intake coordinators and patient navigators coordinate appointments, including second opinions for patients in the Chicago area and beyond. We offer supportive oncology care, from cancer nutrition and mental health services, to social work and smoking cessation programs, at our main location in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, as well as in Harvey at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital. 

Coronavirus Information for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers

University of Chicago Medicine medical oncologist and Chief of the Section of Hematology and Oncology, Sonali M. Smith, MD, and gynecologic oncologist Nita Karnik Lee, MD, MPH, answer common questions about coronavirus for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their loved ones.

Convenient Locations for Cancer Care

Request an Appointment for Cancer Care

The information you provide in this form will enable us to assist you as efficiently as possible. A representative will contact you within one to two business days to help you schedule an appointment.
 
For your convenience, you can make a virtual visit appointment with a cancer expert in the following ways:

Schedule a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home

Newly diagnosed patients can schedule a 15-minute introductory Express Expert Cancer Opinion virtual session at no cost

Request an online second opinion from our specialists

To speak to someone directly, please call 1-855-702-8222. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.

 

For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient for cancer care, please call UCM Physician Connect at 1-800-824-2282

 

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Where You Begin Your Cancer Journey Matters

UChicago Medicine oncologist Everett E. Vokes, MD, and head and neck surgeon Elizabeth Blair, MD, talk about the importance of finding the right cancer care team and center.

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