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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital's cancer program ranks among the nation's finest. The hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer. It received the 2007 and 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award. Our Cancer Care Center treats cancer patients of all ages, with tumors of any type, size and location. We a offer multidisciplinary team of highly skilled and caring medical and radiation oncologists, general and specialty surgeons, specialty nurses, nutritionists, exercise specialists, other cancer specialists, and spiritual counselors, focus on each patient's unique physical, emotional and spiritual health. They work as a team with each patient and family to formulate an individualized treatment plan along with standard cancer-fighting diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, they offer a wealth of advanced innovations and options. To learn more, please call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE or visit our website at www.advocatehealth.com

Contact Info

450 West Highway 22
Barrington, IL 60010-1901
United States


Phone (847) 381-9600
www.advocatehealth.com/gshp





Network Members

Advocate Condell Medical Center
801 South Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville, IL
www.advocatehealth.com/advocatecondellmedicalcenter


Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 West Highway 22
Barrington, IL
www.advocatehealth.com/gshp


Advocate Sherman Hospital
1425 N. Randall Road
Elgin, IL
www.advocatehealth.com\sherman


Commission on Cancer Accredited Program

Available Services

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Radiation Oncology Services
  • Systemic Therapy Services
  • Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients
  • Psychosocial and Supportive Services
  • Support Groups
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Education Programs
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Screening and Early Detection Programs
  • American Cancer Society Services
  • Nutrition Services
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Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Radiography for Mammography
  • Fluorescence Bronchoscopy (by referral)
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography Scan (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET)
  • Stereotactic Guided Biopsy
  • Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) (by referral)
  • Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) (by referral)
  • Echocardiography
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR)
  • Electron Beam
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery to treat brain tumors (by referral)
  • Robotic radiosurgery system
  • Hyperthermia (by referral)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Beam (by referral)
  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Brachytherapy - Low Dose Rate (LDR)
  • Computerized Treatment Planning
  • HDR Radiation Therapy System
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Systemic Radioisotopes
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) (by referral)

Systemic Therapy Services

  • Infusion Center with Chemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy (by referral)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant (by referral)
  • TheraSphere/SIR-Sphere (by referral)
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy (by referral)

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Patient library
  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Internet Access
  • Patient information packets
  • Research Coordinator/Nurse

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

  • Caregiver and Family Counseling (by referral)
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Child Life Program (by referral)
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources)
  • Hospice
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Patient Resource Center or Library (by referral)
  • Pastoral Care
  • Pet Therapy
  • Psycho-Education to Enhance Coping Skills (by referral)
  • Adjustment to Illness Counseling (by referral)
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Art Therapy (by referral)
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment (by referral)
  • Complementary Medicine Program (by referral)
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication (by referral)
  • Fertility Counseling (by referral)
  • Home Care Program
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Consult
  • Mental Health Counseling (by referral)
  • Music Therapy (by referral)
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care (by referral)
  • Pain and Palliative Care Program
  • Sexuality Counseling (by referral)
  • Support and Education Related to Parenting through Cancer (by referral)
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program (by referral)

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Family/Children Support Group
  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group (by referral)
  • Young Adult Support Group (by referral)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Transplant Support Group (by referral)
  • Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group (by referral)

Rehabilitation Services

  • Lymphedema Program
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Prosthetic Services
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal Services/Wound Care Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education Programs

  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Skin
  • General Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Nutritional Dietary Education Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program (by referral)
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Program (by referral)
  • Exercise Program
  • Weight Control Program

Screening and Early Detection Programs

  • Mammography
  • Pap Test
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Oral Exam
  • PSA Blood Test
  • Skin Exam
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Reduced Cost Mammography
  • Testes Exam
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
  • Reduced Cost Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Liquid-based Pap Test
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Stool DNA
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services (by referral)
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • I Can Cope (by referral)
  • Lodging Services (by referral)
  • Look Good... Feel Better (by referral)
  • Patient Navigator Program (by referral)
  • Reach to Recovery - Breast Cancer (by referral)
  • Road to Recovery (by referral)

Nutrition Services

  • Screenings or assessments for nutrition-related concerns
  • Nutritional counseling and education