University of Illinois Medical Center


The University of Illinois Medical Center offers state-of-the-art facilities, cutting edge technology and drug therapies, and a faculty of world-renowned physicians and scientists.  The cancer program is approved by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. 


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Special clinics and centers that serve the many and diverse needs of our patients:

High Risk Cancer Clinic Includes our Cancer Genetics Program for persons who are genetically predisposed to cancer.

►Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinics  Teams of medical professionals are devoted to providing cancer patients with continuity of care. These clinics are:
            Head and Neck Cancer Clinic
            Genitourinary Cancer Clinic
            Breast Cancer Clinic
            Childhood Cancer Suvivorship Clinic

►Walter Payton Liver Center   Offers coordinated and integrated care to liver cancer patients by a team of physicians with expertise in medical oncology, hepatology, surgical oncology, interventional radiology, and transplant surgery. This clinic is linked to a robust group of researchers who study molecular mechanisms that lead to the development of liver cancer. More information click here.


►Myeloproliferative Disorders Research Consortium (MPD-RC)  The University of Illinois is the only institution in the state of Illinois participating in the MPD-RC. This international consortium has funding from the National Cancer Institute to develop new research projects and clinical trials for patients diagnosed with myeloproliferative neoplasms, such as polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, or primary myelofibrosis.  Several clinical trials are already open and new trials will be opened within a few months. Visit MPD-RC. For more information about MPD-RC, contact Dr. Damiano Rondelli at 312-996-6179 or