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Radiation Oncology Center

The Department of Radiation Oncology provides therapies that include 3-D conformal radiation, low dose rate and high dose rate brachytherapy, hyperthermia, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT )and Gamma Knife radiosurgery.

The Radiation Oncology Center performs nearly 26,000 cancer treatment procedures per year using state-of-the-art equipment, and serves as the chief pediatric radiation oncology referral center for Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Treatments and Procedures:

Care Provided For:

Radiosurgery (Gamma Knife)

Northwestern Memorial is one of a few institutions in the United States and the only academic medical center in Illinois offering Gamma Knife radiosurgery, a revolutionary non-invasive treatment for patients with brain tumors and many other diseases of the brain. Northwestern Memorial neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, radiation physicists and registered nurses work together to provide treatment for both adult and pediatric patients.

Conditions Treated Include:

Contact Information, Hours and Locations

Phone: 312-926-2520
Fax: 312-926-6374

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday: 7 am to 5:30 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday


The addition of the new Women's Cancer Program means that women with gynecologic and breast cancers can be treated at Prentice Women's Hospital. Patients with other cancer types are treated in Galter Pavilion.

Galter Pavilion
201 E. Huron St., Lower Concourse
and Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior Street, Basement

The addition of the new Women's Cancer Program in Prentice Women's Hospital allows the Lurie Cancer Center to take a comprehensive approach to meeting the unique medical, emotional, genetic and cosmetic needs of women with gynecologic and breast cancers.