Oncology at Insight

Each year, nearly 1.7 million Americans learn they have cancer, the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells in the body. Cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the United States, after heart disease. At Mercy, Chicagoans find state-of-the-art care and support for cancer. At Mercy, no one faces cancer alone.

At Mercy, No One Faces Cancer Alone

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with cancer, you want the best possible care–medical expertise and advanced treatment options.  At Mercy, you find these hallmarks of excellence and something more–a compassionate, caring approach, and the right support to help you navigate the many challenges of your cancer journey. Mercy’s comprehensive cancer program provides academic-level cancer care in an accessible, community based setting that focuses on you. We take the time to understand your individual needs, and create a care plan around them. At Mercy, we’re with you every step of the way on your cancer journey. it’s just one of the ways we’re leading the way in Cancer Care, bringing the best to you, close to home.

Mercy: Your First Choice in Cancer Care

Thanks to recent advances in prevention, detection and treatment, cancer is an increasingly beatable disease. At the Cancer Program at Mercy, strides are being made against the disease on a daily basis. Medical expertise, leading-edge technology and advanced treatment-options are the hallmarks of cancer care at Mercy. From detection through treatment, recovery and support, the Mercy offers sophisticated care in a compassionate environment. Our team of experts is committed to the early detection and treatment of cancer to help people live longer, healthier lives

    The Cancer Program at Mercy provides comprehensive support before, during and after your cancer journey. We help you cope with the emotional and physical side effects of cancer treatments, helping you heal your body, mind and spirit. Our support services include:

    •    Breast Cancer Support Group
    •    Community Acupuncture Center
    •    Look Good, Feel Better
    •    Us Too – Prostate Cancer Support Group
    •    Voices of Mercy – Laryngectomy Support Group


    Once you’ve completed treatment, you’ll be more than ready to move from cancer patient to cancer survivor. And Mercy is here for you when you do. With innovative therapies and long-term support services, we want to be sure you live well after your cancer treatment.


    Whether you have medical, social or emotional concerns, Mercy’s Cancer Survivorship Program offers guidance, support, education and lifestyle programs to help you take the next steps in your journey after cancer.

    Second opinions are often recommended for those diagnosed with cancer and can be valuable for many patients in making the right decisions about their treatment. As an accredited center with academic-level care and seasoned experts, Mercy provides an outstanding resource for second opinions. Our community setting offers a convenient and efficient option for patients to obtain second opinions in a timely manner.

    If you have a concern or would like a second opinion, please call 312.567.2350.