News from Illinois CancerCare

Emphasizing Cutting-Edge Researchand Patient-Focused Care

To be recognized as one of the top cancer treatment centers inthe country is no small feat. In fact, such recognition is the resultof a huge amount of time and effort that the physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, and other support staff at Illinois CancerCare,P.C., put forth to provide high quality care to their patients.

Illinois CancerCare, which includes 17 physicians and 17 advancedpractice nurses in 13 clinic locations, is the largest hematology andoncology practice in central and western Illinois. Bloomington-Normal area patients are served by a team consisting of Dr. Pankaj Kumar,Dr. Patrick Gomez, advanced practice nurses Nancy Erwin and SarahLindsey, plus several nurses and office staff. “We are truly a team,”explains Lindsey. “We know and see each other’s patients on a regu-lar basis,” especially if the follow-up for a patient is dictated by theprotocol of a clinical trial.

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