CCSI continues its dedication to providing patients with high quality cancer care through voluntary participation in the ASCO Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®). The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) is a quality program designed for outpatient-oncology practices to foster a culture of self-examination and improvement. Participating practices can report on over 150 evidence-based quality measures and […]
Dr. Harold A. Yoon, Radiation Oncologist with Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois, talks about what led him to oncology, his approach to patient care, advances in cancer treatment, and his involvement with research and clinical trials. View Dr. Yoon’s bio page here.
Many patients have asked questions regarding whether they should receive the COVID vaccine. The providers at CCSI have examined the data and guidelines carefully, and our current policy is that all patients, including those undergoing treatment and those who have completed treatment, should receive the vaccine. It is safe to be vaccinated. This applies to […]
Decatur, IL – Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (CCSI) is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle D. Voudrie, Nurse Practitioner, to its practice in June 2020. She primarily sees patients at the Cancer Care Center of O’Fallon and CCSI clinics at Sparta Community Hospital Specialty Clinic, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland, and HSHS […]
Saturday, September 19th at Macon Speedway, don’t miss the KerbySTRONG 100! We are proud to sponsor this exciting race for a GREAT cause once again! Kerby Strong is dedicated to raising funds to help local cancer patients through inspiration, education and support. Come out and enjoy an adrenaline pumping night of racing action and help […]
CCSI’s Dr. Mark Walshauser recently spoke with New Century Health about how value based efforts have spurred culture change in CCSI’s community practice. Excerpt: __________________ High-value oncology pathways are key tools for reducing cancer drug spend, but they’re most effective when coupled with tactics to engage physicians and practices. In the May issue of JCO […]
Our Caregiver Connection meetings are returning Wed. July 8th! – We will have meetings on the second Wednesday of the month for the remainder of 2020. – New Location (same building): Cancer Care Specialists of IL Conference Room – 210 West McKinley Avenue Suite 1, Decatur, IL – Expanded time: 10-11:30 am.
For the safety of our patients and caregivers, local Cancer Survivors Day 2020 events in Decatur and Effingham have been cancelled this year due to Covid-19. This is the first time in 30 years that we haven’t co-hosted or gathered for a community event! We’ll miss seeing everyone in June, but we celebrate with you […]
The CCSI staff is hard at work during this time to prepare the new Cancer Care Center of O’Fallon, which will provide a more comfortable and spacious environment for our patients along with imaging, lab and radiological oncology services in one location. We will close our Swansea location Friday 4/17 and start seeing patients at […]