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For Patients

Second Opinions & Referrals

The physicians at Illinois Cancer Specialists are accepting new patients, and are always available for patient consultations, including second opinions. Our team of cancer care professionals will conduct a physical examination and review your medical records.  Additional testing may be ordered for a more precise diagnosis. After evaluating your condition, your physician will explain your diagnosis and discuss your treatment options with you. Together, you and your physician will develop a personalized treatment plan, ensuring you get the right treatment for you.

Illinois Cancer Specialists is dedicated to providing compassionate, convenient, and leading-edge cancer care to patients in Chicago and the surrounding areas, offering:

  • The latest treatment protocols
  • Clinical research trials
  • Innovative technology
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Education at every step
  • On-site testing

Questions to Ask your Oncologist

  • Where did you receive your medical training?
  • What happens if I need to be hospitalized? Which hospitals are you on staff?
  • How will you communicate with my primary physician?
  • How long will it take to complete a chemotherapy treatment?
  • Will I need someone to drive me to my treatments?
  • Will I be able to tolerate a long commute after treatments?
  • Is my physician available after hours and on weekends?
  • Where do I need to go for blood tests or imaging tests?
  • How close is parking to the facility? Is there a charge?
  • Do you offer language translation assistance?