Newly Diagnosed

Finding answers to your cancer care questions

A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming. Questions like “Where do I turn?", “Which doctor is best for me?”, and “Should I get a second opinion” are common. At Ingalls Cancer Care, we’ve got answers.

Whether you’re looking for a referral to a cancer specialist; want more information about your specific type of cancer; or are seeking information about the newest cancer treatments available, we’ll help you find your way.

Our Setting the Course program was specially designed for newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families, and serves as a primer to our cancer program and services. A multidisciplinary team of research nurses, nurse navigators, and cancer support center professionals focus on educating newly diagnosed cancer patients about the continuum of services available, including diagnostic, research, treatment, support and survivorship.

At Ingalls Cancer Care, we understand that fighting cancer is a journey – and no two journeys are alike. So we work with each patient to connect them to the best resources, here or anywhere, to fight their cancer. If you or a loved one is newly diagnosed with cancer, you’re not alone. Get connected to our cancer specialists. For more information, call 708.915.HOPE (4673), or continue your tour of Ingalls Cancer Care with the Patient Guide.

Ingalls Nurse Navigators. Helping you find your way.

If you are facing a diagnosis of cancer, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and confused by both your diagnosis and the complexity of the treatment plan. Ingalls is making that journey easier with the help of your own Nurse Navigator – an expert on your side.

Ingalls Cancer Care Nurse Navigators are experienced oncology nurses, which means you won't surprise or stump them with difficult questions about your cancer or your treatment. Your Nurse Navigator is an expert clinician and personal advocate who is your go-to person and will be at your side to help you understand your cancer and treatment plan.

It’s also reassuring to know that from the moment you enter our cancer program until your treatment is complete, there’s somebody by your side. One of our Nurse Navigators is available to answer questions, explain test results or medications, schedule appointments, coordinate treatments…or just listen. Your Nurse Navigator will de-mystify the treatment path, and ensure you benefit from the best, most personally appropriate care. Your Ingalls Cancer Care Nurse Navigator can even connect you with hospitals and expertise outside the Ingalls system. The goal is to provide the best care, wherever your path leads.

At Ingalls, your Nurse Navigator will:

  • Help coordinate your appointments, tests, and treatments with your entire Ingalls Cancer Care team.
  • Help explain in easy-to-understand language the goals, benefits, and risks of treatment choices.
  • Provide individualized support on symptom management and nutritional coaching before, during, and after treatment.
  • Participate in weekly cancer conferences with doctors and nurses to determine the best treatment plan for you.

Get connected to your very own Ingalls cancer expert now. To learn more about our Nurse Navigators, call 708.915.HOPE (4673), or read Nurse Navigator - Helping you find your way.

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Clinical Trials
  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #NSABP B-43 (NCT 00769379)

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  • COLON/RECTAL STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #CALGB 80702 (NCT 01150045)

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  • HEAD AND NECK STAGE II - STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #RTOG 0920 (NCT 00956007)

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  • HEAD AND NECK STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #U of C 09-266-B (NCT 01111058)

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  • HEAD AND NECK

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E1305 (NCT 00588770)

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  • HEPATOCELLULAR STAGE II - STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E1208 (NCT 01004978)

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  • LUNG (SMALL CELL) STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #RTOG 0937 (NCT 01055197)

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  • LYMPHOMA

    Clinical Trial #U of C 09-443-A (NCT 01076543)

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  • PANCREAS

    Clinical Trial # RTOG 0848 (NCT 01013649)

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  • PROSTATE STAGE I - STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #RTOG 0534 (NCT 00567580)

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  • BREAST STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #ECOG 2108 (NCT 01242800)

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  • BREAST STAGE I - STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #SWOG S1007 (NCT 01272037)

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  • BREAST STAGE I - STAGE III

    Clinical Trial #NSABP B-47 (NCT 01275677)

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  • MELANOMA STAGE III - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E1609 (NCT 01274338)

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  • THYROID

    Clinical Trial #U of C 10-182-B (NCT 01208051)

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  • GASTRIC STAGE IIA - IIIA

    Clinical Trial #RTOG 1010 (NCT 01196390)

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  • LYMPHOMA

    Clinical Trial #Abbott M12-630 (NCT 01594229)

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  • PROSTATE STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #U of C 11-0709 (NCT 01543776)

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  • LYMPHOMA STAGE III - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #CALGB 50904 (NCT 01286272)

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  • HEAD AND NECK STAGE III - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Boehringer Ingelheim 1200.131 (NCT 01345669)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A221102 (NCT 01573442)

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  • Lung (small cell)

    Clinical Trial # U of C 12-1726 (NCT 01803269)

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  • MELANOMA STAGE III - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial # ECOG E3611 (NCT 01708941)

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  • COLON/RECTAL

    Clinical Trial #Genentech/Roche ML28442 (NCT 01765582)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #ACOSOG Z11102 (NCT 01556243)

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  • COLON/RECTAL STAGE IIA - STAGE IIIB

    Clinical Trial #Alliance N1048 (NCT 01515787)

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  • ENDOMETRIAL/CERVICAL

    Clinical Trial #RTOG 1203 (NCT 01672892)

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  • BREAST STAGE I - STAGE IIIA

    Clinical Trial #NSABP B51/ RTOG 1304 (NCT 01872975)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #SWOG S1207 (NCT 01674140)

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  • BREAST STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #PUMA-NER-1301 (NCT 01808573)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E1Z11 (NCT 01824836)

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  • CARCINOID

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A021202 (NCT 01841736)

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  • PANCREAS STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #SCRI GI184 (NCT 01844817)

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  • LYMPHONA STAGE II, III, or IV

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E1412 (NCT 01856192)

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  • BREAST STAGE I - STAGE II

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A011104 (NCT 01805076)

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  • PANCREAS STAGE II, III, or IV

    Clinical Trial #U of C 13-0233 (NCT 01585805)

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  • BREAST STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Novartis CLEE011A2301 (NCT 01958021)

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  • LEUKEMIA

    Clinical Trial #Roche GO28667 (NCT 02005471)

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  • LUNG (NON-SMALL CELL) STAGE IIIB - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Roche GO28915 (NCT 02008227)

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  • BREAST STAGE IIA - STAGE IIIC

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A011106 (NCT 01953588)

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  • MULTIPLE MYELOMA

    Clinical Trial #SWOG S1211 (NCT 01668719)

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  • BREAST STAGE IB- STAGE IIIA

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A011202 (NCT 01901094)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #SWOG S1202 (NCT 01598298)

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  • LEUKEMIA

    Clinical Trial #Genentech GO28440 (NCT 01671904)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #Celldex Therapeutics CDX011-04 (NCT 01997333)

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  • BLADDER STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Roche GO29293 (NCT 02108652)

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  • BREAST

    Clinical Trial #Genomic Health 14-002

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  • PANCREAS

    Clinical Trial #Incyte 18424-363

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  • BREAST STAGE III - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #ECOG E2112

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  • LUNG (NON-SMALL CELL) STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #SCRI LUN261

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  • LYMPHOMA

    Clinical Trial #Roche/Abbvie BO29337

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  • LUNG (NON-SMALL CELL) STAGE IIIB - STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Abbvie M11-089

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  • PROSTATE STAGE IV

    Clinical Trial #Alliance A031201

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  • BREAST STAGE IB - Stage III

    Clinical Trial #NSABP B52

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Rogers & Hollands Jewelers
Promise of Hope.

The Rogers & Hollands Jewelers ‘Promise of Hope Collection’ was inspired by company matriarch, Juell Kadet. As a 30-year cancer survivor, she has been at the forefront of raising funds for cancer research to further Ingalls Hospital's Cancer Care Clinical Trials.

When purchasing a Promise of Hope piece, 20% of the net proceeds from your purchase are donated to the Cancer Care Clinical Trials at Ingalls Hospital.

To view the collection, visit: Promise of Hope.

Ingalls Cancer Care Resources
  • Patient Guide

    Ingalls Cancer Care Patient Guide

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  • Nurse navigators

    Nurse Navigator. Helping you find your way.

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  • Survive & Thrive

    Healing Stories: Find comfort in knowing...

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  • Clinical Trials

    Ingalls Clinical Trials. More Answers to beat cancer.

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