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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) provides cancer care at three area locations. CTCA® Chicago is a comprehensive cancer treatment hospital located in Zion, Illinois, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. At our Chicago hospital, experienced doctors, Magnet®-recognized nurses and other clinicians work together in one location, providing integrative cancer treatment tailored to each patient. At our Outpatient Care Center in Downtown Chicago, located in the Streeterville neighborhood, our cancer experts offer patients in and around Chicago convenient access to personalized cancer care, including CyberKnife® radiosurgery technology. And at our Outpatient Care Center in Gurnee, located in Lake County, Illinois, patients in northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin have convenient outpatient access to medical oncology, hematology and infusion services. At each of our locations, we have experts with years of experience treating common, rare and complex cancers. Our expertise comes from working exclusively with cancer patients.

CTCA Chicago

Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center
2520 Elisha Ave., Zion, IL 60099
New patients: 888-552-6760 | Existing patients: 847-510-CTCA
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Downtown Chicago

Outpatient Care Center
160 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60611
New patients: 888-552-6760
Existing patients: 312-667-CTCA
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Outpatient Care Center
202 S. Greenleaf St., Suite E
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone number: 847-336-6111

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The CTCA difference

Cancer treatments are constantly developing and new breakthroughs and discoveries are changing the course of cancer care. At CTCA Chicago, you are surrounded by a team of doctors focused on treating cancer, which allows you to explore cutting-edge options with a sense of urgency and a comprehensive, personalized approach. Our experts treat cancer with a wide range of standard-of-care and state-of-the-art tools and techniques.

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, or are already undergoing treatment, and you are exploring your options, the medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and other clinicians at CTCA Chicago have the training and experience to recommend an individualized care plan designed to treat your cancer and help you manage related side effects, so you can get back to your life.

Each patient is assigned a multidisciplinary care team, led by a medical oncologist and coordinated by a care manager, who answers your questions, manages your treatment schedule and assists in the logistics involved in the cancer journey. We also offer clinical trials to qualified patients.

As part of our commitment to making a difference in the lives of the people we serve, we invest in the local communities we call home, partnering with and supporting a wide variety of organizations that help cancer patients and further cancer research. Learn how you can help by participating in one or more of these volunteer opportunities in the Chicago area.

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Patient-focused expert care

At its heart, a "center" is the focal point for a key mission or purpose. At CTCA, that mission is to provide individualized, whole-person care to our patients, and our cancer experts understand the value of focusing on one specific cancer type. That's why CTCA created its centers model, which brings together multidisciplinary teams of doctors and other clinicians with expertise in treating specific cancer types. The Breast Cancer Center, the Lung Cancer Center and the GI Cancer Center in Chicago reflect our deep commitment to delivering advanced treatment options to patients fighting a complex disease.

Experts on what's available now, and what's on the horizon for these cancer types, the centers clinicians collaborate daily. This close coordination helps them reach a diagnosis more efficiently and recommend an individualized care plan, so you can make an educated decision about your treatment. Knowing that fighting cancer is only part of the battle, your centers care team may also suggest various evidence-supported care services to help you manage the side effects of cancer and its treatment. Each patient's team is coordinated by a care manager, who helps you handle the details and responds to your questions as they arise.

In addition to our Breast and Lung Cancer Centers, CTCA Chicago offers a wide range of treatments, programs and services for patients with other cancer types. Click the link below to learn more about some of our medical departments.

U.S. News & World Report names CTCA Chicago high-performing hospital for lung cancer surgery

Each year, U.S. New & World Report evaluates the performance of nearly 4,400 hospitals nationwide in lung cancer surgery using data on patient survival, nurse staffing, volume and more. Hospitals receive one of three ratings: high-performing, average or below-average.

For 2019-20, CTCA Chicago received the highest possible ranking for lung cancer surgery, named a “high-performing” hospital in these categories.

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Get to know some of our team

Surrounding yourself with a team of doctors focused only on treating cancer allows you to explore cutting-edge options sooner. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, or are already undergoing treatment, and you are unsure of what to do, the oncology experts at CTCA Chicago can recommend a treatment plan that is individualized for your cancer and your needs, one designed to help you manage side effects and get back to life. Click the links below to learn more about some of our experts, or if you are interested in joining a compassionate team making a difference in the lives of cancer patients, explore career opportunities at CTCA Chicago.

Miral Amin - Surgical Oncologist and Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Miral Amin

Surgical Oncologist and Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, CTCA Chicago

Bruce Gershenhorn - Medical Oncologist

Bruce Gershenhorn

Medical Director, Lung Cancer Center, CTCA Chicago

Istvan Redei - Chief, Division of Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Medical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®

Istvan Redei

Director, Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Program, CTCA Chicago

Julian Schink - Chief, CTCA Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery

Julian Schink

Chief Medical Officer and Chief, CTCA Division of Gynecologic Oncology

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"My energy has returned, I am back to work and back to the routines of daily life. But life is not the same as it was before my diagnosis and treatment, as I now have this story of survivorship to tell."

Karla Baptiste

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Breast Cancer


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