Appointment Day

What To Expect At Developmental Therapeutics - Lurie Cancer Center

Appointment Day

The clinical team at DT will perform a complete array of diagnostic tests to accurately locate and stage the disease. Based on the results, we'll develop your customized treatment and aggressively target the cancer with the latest technology.

You can begin treatment immediately or take some time to evaluate your treatment options. We’re here to answer your questions or schedule your appointments when you’re ready to begin treatment.

We want you to be as comfortable as possible during your treatment period. Our oncology team works with you to provide relaxation techniques, medications and dietary recommendations to help alleviate any anxiety, discomfort or other symptoms you are experiencing.

Our infusion rooms are equipped with highly comfortable equipment that has a variety of positioning, to help you feel more relaxed during procedures. You will have access to the several restaurants and cafeterias during your treatment.

Preparing for your visit

DT is dedicated to providing you and your family with the most comfortable and quality experience throughout your treatment. We want you to feel as prepared as possible right from the start.

Once you arrive at DT you will be greeted by our kind and professional staff members who are committed to meeting your needs. We respect your time and don’t anticipate long wait times before your appointment, however, we are happy to provide free WIFI, iPads and magazines prior to and during your treatment to make your experience more enjoyable.