At the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, we know that a cancer diagnosis can be life changing. Seeing new patients quickly, and helping them understand the disease and treatment options are some ways we put minds at ease. With more than 200 cancer specialists, innovative treatments, leading-edge research, and clinical trials not available elsewhere, we're attacking cancer from every angle.

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks our cancer program among the top in the United States. We are designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute--one of only two in Illinois.

As the birthplace of chemotherapy, the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center has a rich history of breakthroughs in the fight against cancer. We receive more research funding from the National Cancer Institute than any other organization in Illinois. Our patients have access to more cancer clinical trials than any other hospital in the region. As a leading center for phase 1 and other early-phase clinical trials, our physician-scientists are creating new treatment protocols that later become the standard of care elsewhere.

UChicago Medicine experts diagnose and treat all types of cancer, such as: bone, brain, breast, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, head and neck, leukemia, lung, lymphoma, pediatric and urologic cancers. We offer an array of resources to patients, extending from prevention and detection to treatment and follow-up care:

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