What to Expect in Oak Park, Oak Brook and Lisle for Cancer Care
- Infusion centers close to home: Part of your cancer care may include chemotherapy, which you may need several times a week. We make it easy for you to choose the most convenient location to receive chemo, with infusion centers in Oak Park and Lisle. Our infusion centers in the western suburbs offer free parking, along with private and semi-private infusion bays, comfortable seating and a caring and compassionate staff of infusion specialists to guide you through treatment.
- Breast imaging expertise: With Rush breast imaging centers in both Oak Park and Oak Brook, you can be confident that our diagnostic radiologists who read your mammogram and other breast imaging tests specializes solely in breast imaging. They are part of a highly specialized team that is one of the most experienced teams in the Chicago area.
- Follow-up care in the community: Even if you've had an initial diagnosis, treatment or surgery at Rush University Medical Center in downtown Chicago, you can do follow-up care at our cancer subspecialty clinics in both Oak Park and Lisle for a number of cancers, including breast cancer, gynecologic cancers, GI cancer, hematologic cancers, head and neck cancer, lung cancer and others. This allows you to see your same academic care team from our Chicago campus right there in your community, close to home.
- Radiation therapy center: You can also choose to get your radiation therapy close to home at the radiation oncology clinic at Rush Oak Park Hospital. Radiation oncologists from Rush University Cancer Center split their time between our downtown campus and Oak Park — ensuring that you are receiving the most advanced, academic medicine-caliber care right in your community.
- Support group: Rush Oak Park Hospital and Wellness House have partnered together to provide support and information as you navigate your cancer journey. This group, which meets every Monday from 5:30 to 7 p.m., provides an opportunity for people experiencing cancer to share information, connect with others in similar circumstances and improve coping skills. Registration is not required, and the program is free.