Central DuPage Hospital was established in 1964 as a comprehensive medical center to treat residents of Winfield, Illinois. Central DuPage Hospital operates a 313-bed hospital and employs over 900 physicians in various specialties. Central DuPage has continually expanded over the years to accommodate the needs of its community.
A comprehensive cancer center was built in nearby Warrenville, IL, to better accommodate patients’ needs. At this facility the majority of clinics that take place are outpatient procedures such as check-ups, basic laboratory procedures, infusions and chemotherapy, wellness sessions, nutritional counseling, support groups, imaging and diagnostics, and radiation services. All in-patient procedures take place at Central DuPage Hospital.
Central DuPage Hospital has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and accolades, including the accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Care, ranking as a Top 100 Hospital by Thomson Reuters, Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, “Best Regional Hospital” by U.S. News and World Report, and the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission for patient service and quality care.
Central DuPage Hospital is situated to offer the latest research developments and personalized care to provide improved cancer treatment options. Each patient is assigned to a multidisciplinary team which helps them with facilitating care, treatments, support, and education throughout the healing process.
With regard to lung cancer, the Central DuPage Hospital organizes teams of highly skilled staff to facilitate treatment. After referral or diagnosis by a primary care physician, a team of pathologists, surgical and medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, nurses and social workers will handle a case together. Several specific, innovative treatments are being used in addition to the comprehensive cancer treatments listed below.
Radiation oncology, surgical oncology, clinical trials, chemotherapy, palliative care, state-of-the-art diagnostics and imaging services, pathology, genetic counseling, hormone therapy, biological therapy, complementary and alternative medicine, nutrition and physical therapy, and comprehensive and preventive care are all options in the Central DuPage Hospital’s cancer treatment program.