The Cancer Survivorship Institute at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary institute that brings together clinicians and scientists to stimulate and support exceptional cancer survivorship patient care and research programs. Our patient centered approach provides comprehensive supportive oncology services including psychosocial, rehabilitative, integrative and palliative care. Our specialized survivorship medical clinics address the unique needs of specific groups of cancer survivors. The Institute is closely aligned with the Lurie Cancer Center's Cancer Control and Survivorship research program where an interdisciplinary team of researchers conducts various studies aimed at improving the lives of cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Read more about the Cancer Survivorship Institute.
The Supportive Oncology Programs and Survivorship Specialty Clinics provide emotional and practical support for patients and their families during all stages of their care, from diagnosis and through treatment, recovery and long-term follow-up. Specialized Survivorship clinics and the Cancer Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine programs provide medical and lifestyle care addressing the unique needs of cancer survivors.
The Cancer Control and Survivorship Research Program brings together over 35 faculty members from across Northwestern University to facilitate and focus research on secondary cancer control and survivorship.
The Institute is led by Frank Penedo, PhD, Institute Director and Program Leader of the Cancer Control and Survivorship Research Program and by Sheetal Kircher, MD, Institute Co-Director and Medical Director of Specialty Survivorship Clinics.
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