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Rush University Cancer Center

A specialized approach to cancer care

A cancer diagnosis changes everything. The Rush University Cancer Center offers expert care in an environment designed around your needs.

Cancer specialists at Rush focus on treating particular cancers. They understand the nuances of treating your type of cancer, even if it’s rare.

The outpatient cancer center in Chicago places services and providers side by side in one location. It includes the following features:

  • Technology that allows physicians and patients to review diagnostic tests together
  • Private and semi-private chemotherapy infusion stations
  • Resource center with educational materials and computers

Cancer Center programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. In the most recent survey, which took place in July 2014, Rush received the best-in-class distinction of gold commendation.

Read the 2013 annual report.

At the Lung Cancer Clinic, patients benefit from the perspectives of multiple specialists, all in one day.

A hematologic cancer diagnosis raises many important questions about prognosis, treatment and quality of life. Thanks to research at Rush and other institutions, the answers are looking better and better.

A Rush oncologist provides background on breast cancer, including who gets it, how it is treated, and how it can be prevented.