Cancer Treatment Centers in Northern Illinois
KishHealth System’s cancer treatment centers in DeKalb and Sandwich provide comprehensive services and comfortable facilities to minimize the time you spend away from home and maximize the positive energy you’ll need as you prepare for cancer treatment.
KishHealth oncologists and clinical staff know that each person is different and recognize there are many options for your treatment and comfort. The cancer treatment team coordinates all aspects of your care, working together with clinical specialists throughout the health system to support your well-being. The cancer centers provide evidence-based medical treatments and other therapies to complement your treatment plan. Genetic testing and clinical trials also are available.
Your Care Team
KishHealth System’s cancer specialists include board certified medical and radiation oncologists, certified oncology nurses, and clinical research nurses. Other clinical specialists on your care team may include:
- Nurse practitioner
- Nurse patient navigator
- Registered dietitian
- Oncology social worker
- Pain management specialist
- Physical therapist
- Massage therapist
In addition to advance treatments and diagnostic services, our patients and families rely on numerous support services while receiving cancer treatment in DeKalb and Sandwich:
Insurance & Financial Assistance
A KishHealth Cancer Center financial counselor will work with your insurance plan, including Medicare and Medicaid, to obtain coverage for your treatment. KishHealth financial counselors will:
- Assist with interpretation of insurance forms and hospital bills
- Assist with understanding current healthcare insurance plan and benefits
- Coordinate pharmaceutical assistance and co-pay programs
- Provide information on payment options and financial assistance eligibility.
The KishHealth System Cancer Center at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb accepts the same insurers as Kishwaukee Hospital. The KishHealth System Cancer Center at Valley West Hospital in Sandwich accepts the same insurers as Valley West Hospital.
If you do not see your carrier on the list of accepted insurance providers, please call the Cancer Center office for insurance verification and pre-authorization.
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