Supportive Oncology in Downtown Chicago

Supportive Oncology in Downtown Chicago

Supportive Oncology in Downtown Chicago

The Supportive Oncology Program at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides support for patients and their loved ones from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to listening and responding to emotional and practical concerns relating to treatment, such as transportation and finances.

The Lurie Cancer Center Supportive Oncology Team promotes well-being, and treats each individual with respect and compassion. The team works directly with clinical researchers who conduct clinical trials aimed at improving the psychosocial health of adult patients with cancer. Resources include:

  • Clinical psychologists
  • Supportive oncology education
  • Fertility preservation
  • Nutrition services
  • Nurse navigators
  • Psychiatry teams
  • Social workers
  • Financial counseling
  • On-site programs with Gilda's Club
  • Healing Boutique (American Cancer Society)
  • Health Learning Center
  • Support groups

For more information on resources offered at Lurie Cancer Center, call 312.695.0990, TTY for the hearing impaired 312.926.6363, or visit cancer.northwestern.edu.