Meet Our Providers

Diane J. Prager, M.D.

Breast, Esophagus / Stomach, General Hematology/Oncology, Lymphoma, Pancreas, Specialty Hematology
Galesburg, Peoria
Board Certifications:
Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine
Staff Education:
Dr. Prager received her medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. She completed an internal medicine residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Her hematology/oncology fellowships were done at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Work History:
Dr. Prager served as director of UCLA’s lung cancer program from 2000 to 2005. In addition, she was an assistant professor of medicine at UCLA from 1997 to 2000 and an associate professor of medicine at that university from 2000 to 2005. She has an extensive research background, including running a basic NIH-funded laboratory. She has been the recipient of numerous NIH research grants and PL on numerous clinical research trials.
When did you join Illinois CancerCare?
What medical change has impacted the field of cancer the most since you began practicing medicine?
“The promise and advent of personalized medicine.”