Survivorship Clinics

This survivorship clinic listing is a resource for patients and healthcare providers looking for survivorship care.


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Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Offer consultations to survivors who were not treated at the institution?


Program Name

The STAR Program

Program Director

Aarati Didwania MD, MSCI

Program Coordinator

Karen Kinahan RN, PCNS-BC




675 N. St. Clair 21-100
Chicago, IL 60611

Appointments or new patient referrals

(312) 695-4979

General clinic information

Provides long term follow up care for adult survivors of childhood cancer ( diagnosed at age 21 years or younger)

Serve all cancer types?


Survivors in this clinic are routinely seen by

Adult Internal Medicine Physician, Psychologist

Which of the following eligibility criteria must survivors meet to be seen in the program?

Must be at least at X years from diagnosis, Neuro-oncology patients eligible, BMT patients eligible

What model of care does the program use?

Multidisciplinary : Patients seen by providers from two or more disciplines (e.g., nursing, psychology, nutrition, medical specialties, etc.), Follow-up care : Survivorship clinic assumes the follow up care of certain populations of cancer survivors after a certain time point

Does the institution offer special clinical programs (not just educational programs or inservices) addressing any of the following survivorship concerns?

Lymphedema, Fertility concerns pre and/or post treatment, Cardiac late effects, Cancer or treatment related pain, Neurologic late effects (radiculopathy, plexopathy, neuropathy, myopathy, autonomic dysfunction), Psychosocial concerns / counseling, Nutritional issues, Bladder dysfunction / Pelvic rehabilitation, Sleep disturbance, Smoking cessation

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