During and after completing their oncology treatments, many patients look for ways to do something more to stay healthy and continue to fight their illness. NorthShore’s well-established program in Integrative Medicine—acupuncture, massage therapy, stress reduction, guided imagery, laughter Yoga, nutrition/supplements advice—combined with conventional Western medicine has been shown to be very effective at significantly improving the quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer.

Integrative Medicine helps relieve the physical and emotional burdens of cancer and the side effects of conventional medical treatment, while encouraging the body’s healthy functions and wellness. NorthShore is a member of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine.

The Evanston and Highland Park Hospital Kellogg Cancer Centers and The Integrative Medicine Program have collaborated to offer the following integrative medicine services to patients during their visit.

Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture

Evanston Kellogg
Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Highland Park Kellogg
Fridays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

45-50 minute consultation and treatment - $125
Follow up treatment  - $75


 

Integrative Bodywork
(including various forms of massage and stress reduction technique)

Evanston Kellogg
Fridays 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Highland Park Kellogg
Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

30 minute consultation and treatment - $50
60 minute consultation and treatment - $ 85


 

FAQs

Q: Who will benefit?
A: Acupuncture and integrative bodywork fit safely and effectively with conventional cancer care in primarily reducing fatique, nausea, pain, weight loss and neuropathy.  These therapies may also help reduce stress and anxiety. Interested patients should check with their oncologist or nurse to discuss whether this is an appropriate treatment option while at Kellogg.

Q: Where are the treatments performed?
A: Treatments are performed in a tranquil, private room at Kellogg on a massage table or in a chair, depending on what is most appropriate for the patient

For More Information

Please call the Integrative Medicine Patient Clinic at 847.657.3540.for more information or to schedule an appointment.

You may also schedule appointments at our Park Center Patient Desk for the following services by calling 847.657.3540. 

  • Integrative Medicine physician consultations
  • Oriental Medicine and acupuncture
  • Integrative counseling and stress relief strategies, including biofeedback
  • Integrative Bodywork, including various forms of massage
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Herbal medicine counseling
  • Therapeutic yoga and meditation
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