Patient ResourcesThe following documents are treatment resources for patients. Please review them prior to and following treatment for important instructions.
Not everyone has side effects and if you do not have any, it does not mean that the chemotherapy is not working. This document explains some of the common side effects and what you can do to help control them.
Support for Patients and Families
Offering information, numerous programs and support for cancer patients and their families
Gilda’s Club Chicago offers free programs for men, women, children, and their families and friends whose lives have been impacted by any kind of cancer. New location in the outpatient pavilion of Advocate Christ Medical Center.
LivingWell serves as a vital component to comprehensive cancer care and stands as a gathering place that provides comfort and community to anyone experiencing the effects of cancer.
One-on-one support for patients, caregivers or family members through a matching process
A great resource for patients with BRCA mutations or an increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer
Recovery from surgery can be a gradual process. We are available for assistance as you return to your normal activities. We have provided you with this set of discharge instructions that addresses some of the most common concerns after your surgery. If you have any concerns at home that are not addressed here please call the office at 708-422-3242.
Discharge Instructions for a Robotic Hysterectomy and Removal of Ovaries
Discharge Instructions for a Total Abdominal Hysterectomy and Removal of Ovaries
Discharge Instructions for a Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Discharge Instructions for Vulvar Surgery
Discharge Instructions for LEEP or Cold Knife Conization Procedures
Follow Up Instructions for Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Prepare for your First Appointment
Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your appointment to allow for additional check-in time. Bring in your insurance cards and photo identification at your visit. Download and complete the New Patient Form prior to your appointment to speed up the registration process.
Authorization to Release Information
Release of Information (ROI) in healthcare is essential to ensure the confidentiality of our patients while providing continuity of care. Please visit this website for further information on management of ROI.
Download the Gynecologic Cancer Institute of Chicago Release of Information Form and fax to our office at 708-422-3243 to release your information or to have information released to our clinic.
Our patient portal is called My Care Plus and you must be registered with your email through the office to get started. If you do not have an account set up yet, please call us at 708-422-3242 to register for an account. You can access your portal at anytime by visiting www.mycareplusonline.com. You will have access to most test results and a messaging service to office staff.