Guidance & Support for Cancer Patients
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.
Resources to help you prepare for your first visit for cancer care, including patient guides.
Our Supportive Oncology program offers a range of services to support you and your family during your cancer treatment.
Advice and resources to help caregivers before, during and after caring for a loved one with cancer.
Learn about important considerations for cancer survivors and access helpful UChicago Medicine, local and national cancer survivorship resources.
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
– 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
At UChicago Medicine, we believe in treating more than just the disease of cancer. Our supportive oncology team is dedicated to helping patients have the best possible quality of life during and after cancer treatment.