Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois and HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital are working together to bring comprehensive cancer services to patients in metro east region. The radiation oncology center is scheduled to open in early 2020.
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois and HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital hold ceremonial groundbreaking for a new cancer care center in O’Fallon, IL
O’FALLON, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois held a ceremonial groundbreaking to highlight the future site of a new cancer care center that will offer comprehensive cancer services to patients in the metro east region. The radiation oncology center is expected to open in early 2020. The 31,000 square […]
Thank you Decatur, for choosing Cancer Care Specialists as the Best Cancer Center in the Herald & Review’s 2019 Readers Poll. Congratulations to our great team who work hard everyday to continue to make sure our patients receive the best in state-of-the-art, personalized care!
Cancer Care Specialists First in Downstate Illinois to Offer New Spacing Device to Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients
Decatur, IL — Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois is helping to pioneer a new tool proven to protect prostate cancer patients from the negative effects of radiation therapy. Recently, the first patient at CCSI was injected with SpaceOAR® hydrogel, the first FDA cleared spacing device to protect the rectum in men undergoing radiation therapy for […]
Decatur, IL – Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (CCSI) is pleased to announce the addition of Christel G. Wheeler, Nurse Practitioner, to its practice in November of 2018. She primarily sees patients at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur. Wheeler obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, Arizona in 2012. […]
New partnership gives central, southern Illinois cancer patients access to academic medical center’s world-class cancer specialists
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois, a Decatur-based oncology practice, is the newest affiliate of the University of Chicago Medicine’s clinically integrated network that works to improve access, value and quality of care. The agreement gives CCSI’s patients expedited access to the academic medical center’s world-class experts. CCSI, a multi-specialty physician group of 20 medical, radiation […]
Dr. Mark Walshauser, medical oncologist and hematologist with CCSI in Swansea, IL, recently participated in an article for Oncology Business Management, “How Your Peers Manage the Complexities of Care”. Read the PDF of the full article here > “How Your Peers Manage the Complexities of Care” Article provided courtesy of: Author – Deborah Abrams Kaplan […]
Rockville, MD—The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) has honored James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO, with the prestigious David King Community Clinical Scientist Award. Dr. Wade is an active leader in cancer research and works as both a committee chair and a board member of several NCI-sponsored national and international research organizations. Dr. […]
Decatur, IL – Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (CCSI) is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer N. Born, Nurse Practitioner, to its practice in July of 2018. She primarily sees patients at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur. Born obtained her Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Illinois State University in 2001. She […]
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. The […]