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Achieving survival rates for breast and prostate cancers that exceed the national average.

Watch to learn about our Cancer Care services from medical experts.

Fox Valley's Cancer Care Leader

If cancer comes into your life, there’s no hospital in the Fox Valley better prepared to help you overcome it than Rush-Copley. Here at the area’s first comprehensive cancer center —the Rush-Copley Cancer Center—we’ll provide you with a full continuum of care, including education, screenings, diagnosis and treatment, as well as social and spiritual issues.

It's All About Our Patients.

As a patient, it’s reassuring to know that the Rush-Copley Cancer Care Center has been designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the ACOS Commission on Cancer. But what’s most important to you and your loved ones is knowing that it’s the Fox Valley’s strongest resource for cancer care, continually raising the bar with the latest technology and treatments, including programs for breast, prostate, head and neck, and gastrointestinal cancers.

Our commitment is simply to offer you the very best care available.

Exceeding National Benchmarks

Rush-Copley’s five (5) year survivor rate outcomes for breast, prostate, colon and thyroid cancers exceed national benchmarks.

ACOS Commission on Cancer
National Cancer Data Base
Breast 89% 76%
Prostate 92% 87%
Colon 64% 53%
Thyroid 99% 94%

Connecting the Fox Valley to Academic Medicine

Rush University Medical CenterThe Rush University Cancer Center includes all of the cancer-related clinical, research and educational efforts at Rush, crossing 20 departments, divisions and sections; inpatient and outpatient areas; professional clinical activities; and the colleges of Rush University.

Rush University Medical Center has received its third consecutive Outstanding Achievement Award, the highest award possible, by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a result of patient surveys performed in 2011. Rush is one of a select group of 106 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the U.S.

  • Cancer Care Yoga

    Yoga can increase physical and social functions, improve health, reduce fatigue and sleep problems. If you are recently diagnosed with cancer or a cancer survivor, join us for complimentary yoga sessions. Physician approval is recommended.

    Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Rush-Copley Healthplex
    Yoga Studio

    Register Online

  • Cancer Care Support Group

    The Cancer Care Support Group is for individuals affected by cancer including patients, survivors, family members or caregivers. This group provides a safe place to talk about many of the emotions experienced by cancer patients and their families.  The group is facilitated by a Cancer Care social worker. Light refreshments are served. 
    Second Thursday of each month, 1 to 3 p.m.

    Rush-Copley Medical Center
    Cancer Care Conference Room

    For more information, please call Laura Rollins at 630-375-2869.