Guidance & Support for Cancer Patients

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We're Here to Help

At the University of Chicago Medicine, everyone on our cancer team is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care. Our cancer care extends beyond medical treatment. We offer an array of supportive oncology services, including cancer nutrition, mental health counseling and social work services to help you and your family adjust to diagnosis and treatment. 

The Coleman Foundation Supportive Oncology Outpatient Care Suite provides a private, inviting and comforting space for patients and loved ones to receive supportive services in one convenient location on the 6th floor of the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) on our main campus.

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Preparing for Your Visit

Resources to help you prepare for your first visit for cancer care, including patient guides.

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Helping You Cope With Cancer

Our Supportive Oncology program offers a range of services to support you and your family during your cancer treatment.

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Cancer Pain Management

We offer a variety of treatments to effectively manage cancer pain.

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Caregiver Support

Advice and resources to help caregivers before, during and after caring for a loved one with cancer.

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Cancer Survivorship: Life After Cancer

Learn about important considerations for cancer survivors and access helpful UChicago Medicine, local and national cancer survivorship resources.

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Helpful Resources

Access trusted local and national external resources and websites to help you through your cancer journey.

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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Supportive Oncology Services

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