Patient & Caregiver Information Library
At the Lurie Cancer Center, we believe that patient-centered care is the best cancer care – before, during and after treatment. The information in this section is designed to support and empower patients with the information you need, right from the start.
Welcome to the Lurie Cancer CenterSave this document to get more information about our cancer center team of professionals responsible for delivering the best care to you. Here is where you will also learn about decisions concerning your healthcare, services offered to patients, and some common questions to ask during your visit.
Contacting Your TeamSave this document for clinic hours, communicating with your care team, how to schedule appointments, and instructions for medication refills.
What to Expect on Your First Day of Treatment
The information in this video can help you feel more prepared as you get ready to begin treatment. Your care team will work closely with you to provide guidance and support before, during, and after treatment.
Post-Surgery Core Exercise Series
In this video, Hannah Manella, MS, ACSM-CEP, CET, a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Oncology Dietitian at Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, takes your through a series of exercises to help rebuild core strength after abdominal surgery. Remember to talk to your healthcare team so you can develop an after-treatment exercise plan that’s right for you.