The Supportive Oncology team provides emotional and practical support for patients and their families during all stages of care including diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Our team members offer a wide range of services including psychosocial and emotional support, nutrition counseling, fertility preservation, social work services and patient navigation.
The Lurie Cancer Center offers Specialty Survivorship Clinics to provide patients with continued support and education during and after completing primary treatment for their cancer. The survivorship clinics provide patients with a wide range of services including, but not limited to, a summary outlining their treatment, a care plan that details future follow-up, monitoring for late side effects of treatment, modifying lifestyle factors that can impact health outcomes and tools to address physical and emotional concerns.
Northwestern Integrative Medicine combines conventional and complementary therapies to aid survivors in the healing process. A wide range of services including massage, mind-body and energy therapies are offered.
The Cancer Rehabilitation Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) offers care for cancer patients and survivors to assist them to regain functional ability, manage pain and reclaim their quality of life.
The Lurie Cancer Center has been designated a Center of Excellence in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology by the Health Care Rights Initiative's Change it Back AYA Cancer Alliance. We are one of only two cancer centers in the nation to hold this honor, recognizing the Lurie Cancer Center as a leader in the field of AYA cancer care.