ONCOLOGY

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

Mercy specialists are at the forefront of treating many types of cancers, from the most common, site-specific cancers (lung, breast, colorectal, prostate, gynecological, head/neck) to the more rare. We serve patients at all stages of the disease, from detection through more advanced stages requiring more complex treatment approaches. Cancers we treat include:

  • Colon, stomach, and rectal cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Prostate, testicular cancer
  • Cervical, ovarian, uterine, and other gynecological cancer
  • Oral, head & neck cancers–brain, thyroid, throat, mouth etc.
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Bone cancer
  • Leukemia

Find a physician online now, or call 312.567.2600 and a physcian referral specialist will hep you find a physician.