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Our Cancer Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ranked No. 9 in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Platanias

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Lurie Cancer Center’s primary teaching affiliate and clinical home, is ranked No. 9 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022-2023 list of Best Hospitals for Cancer, and recognized once again as the top Cancer program in Illinois and Chicago.

“At Lurie Cancer Center, we are driven by our mission to translate scientific discovery into the highest level of care for our patients, while also seeking to innovate and find the treatments of the future through a world-class clinical research program,” said Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. “This continued recognition as a top cancer program is a testament to our extraordinary team of physicians, nurses and staff who combine talent and expertise with compassion and dedication to bring the very best in cancer care to Chicago.”

One of only 52 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, Lurie Cancer Center and its affiliated hospitals treat more than 18,000 new cancer patients each year, offering innovative treatment strategies, individualized care, and state-of-the-art clinical trials for nearly every type of cancer. Lurie Cancer Center is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the world’s leading cancer centers devoted to defining and advancing high-quality cancer care. 

Northwestern Memorial Hospital retained its position as the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and Chicago and is again recognized among the top hospitals in the country, ranking No. 9 on the prestigious "America's Best Hospitals" Honor Roll.

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