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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a 333 bed hospital located in the western suburbs of Chicago in DuPage County. Our dedicated and experienced physicians combine clinical expertise, advanced diagnostics, and treatment options. When you choose Good Samaritan Hospital for your cancer care you choose: • Board-certified physicians who specialize in medical oncology,hematology,surgery, and Radiation Oncology • DaVinci minimally invasive robotic surgery for certain cancers • Interventional radiology, nuclear imaging, digital mammography with computer aided detection and stereotactic biopsy • Varian TrueBeam radiation therapy • Nurses certified in chemotherapy administration and/or oncology nursing • NAPBC breast accredited facility • Treatment options personalized by genetic counseling, oncology nurse navigator, and clinical trial participation opportunities

Contact Info

3815 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515-1590
United States


Phone (630) 275-2300
www.advocatehealth.com





Network Members

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
www.advocatehealth.com


Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
900 W Nelson Ave
Chicago, IL
www.advocatehealth.com/immc/cancer


Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL
www.advocatehealth.com


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
  • 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
  • Robotic radiosurgery system (by referral)
  • 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 (by referral)
  • Photodynamic Therapy (by referral)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone Therapy (by referral)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant (by referral)
  • TheraSphere/SIR-Sphere (by referral)
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Internet Access
  • Other

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) (by referral)
  • Hospice (by referral)
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Pastoral Care (by referral)
  • Pet Therapy
  • Art Therapy (by referral)
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment
  • Complementary Medicine Program (by referral)
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication
  • Fertility Counseling (by referral)
  • Home Care Program (by referral)
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Consult
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Music Therapy (by referral)
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care
  • Sexuality Counseling (by referral)
  • Support and Education Related to Parenting through Cancer (by referral)
  • Wellness Program (by referral)

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group (by referral)
  • Family/Children Support Group (by referral)
  • General Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • 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 (by referral)
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group (by referral)

Rehabilitation Services

  • Lymphedema Program
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Prosthetic Services (by referral)
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal Services/Wound Care Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Acupressure (by referral)
  • Chiropractic Care (by referral)
  • Lifestyle and Weight Management Programs (by referral)
  • Massage Therapy (by referral)
  • Reflexology (by referral)

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration
  • Limb Perfusion (by referral)
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (by referral)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures (by referral)
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Microwave Ablation (by referral)
  • Catheter based Partial Breast Irradiation (ex: Mammosite)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education Programs

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

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

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

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
  • CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy) (by referral)
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Stool DNA (by referral)
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services (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 (by referral)
  • Cooking classes and seminars (by referral)
  • Registered dieticians that specialize in working with cancer patients (by referral)