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Advocate Christ Medical Center

Medical School Affiliations:University of Illinois College of Medicine of Chicago, Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School,Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medicine Center, University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences Pritzker School of Medicine

Contact Info

4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453-4213
United States


Phone (708) 684-8000
www.advocatehealth.com





Network Members

Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
www.advocatehealth.com


Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 South Kedzie Avenue
Hazel Crest, IL
www.advocatehealth.com/ssub/


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
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR)
  • Electron Beam
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery to treat brain tumors
  • Robotic radiosurgery system
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • 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)

Systemic Therapy Services

  • Infusion Center with Chemotherapy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant (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
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Child Life Program
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources)
  • Hospice
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Patient Resource Center or Library
  • Pastoral Care
  • Pet Therapy (by referral)
  • Psycho-Education to Enhance Coping Skills (by referral)
  • Adjustment to Illness Counseling
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Art Therapy
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment
  • Complementary Medicine Program (by referral)
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication
  • 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
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program

Support Groups

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

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration
  • Limb Perfusion (by referral)
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (by referral)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Cryosurgery
  • 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
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Program
  • 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
  • Testes Exam
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
  • 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
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening (by referral)
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • 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
  • Patient Navigator Program
  • 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
  • Cooking classes and seminars
  • Registered dieticians that specialize in working with cancer patients