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Wellness House at Rush

Free cancer support for you and your family!

RUSH University Medical Center
1520 W Harrison Street, Rubschlager Ambulatory Bldg.
(RAB). 4th Floor, Chicago IL 60607 

Wellness House is excited to present free cancer wellness support at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Our team of experts and specialists can help you overcome cancer’s social, emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual impacts. We’re here to help you live well during and after cancer.

Support Group and Counseling Programs

Please note that registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome.

Breast Cancer Support Group – Snacks Provided
1st Tuesday of each month

11:00-12:30 p.m.
August 6
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September 3
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Prostate Cancer Support Group – Snacks Provided
3rd Tuesday of each month
5:30-7:00 p.m.
July 16
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August 20
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September 17
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Head, Neck & Thyroid Cancer Support Group – Snacks Provided
1st Tuesday of each month
August 6
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September 3
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A Nutritious Meal with a Nurse that Knows: Top
Questions Prostate Cancer Patients Ask

Thursday, September 26 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a meal and discuss the most common patient
questions and concerns about prostate cancer with a
nurse who knows.
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Wellness House Showcase Event
Tuesday, 8/20 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Learn what Wellness House is all about.
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Morning Yoga Series
Join us on the mat. No experience is needed.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

June 19 – Register here

Information and Education Programs

At RUSH Oak Park
Medical Office Building 610 S Maple Ave. Suite 2000, Oak Park, IL

Cancer Creative Connections
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
3rd Mondays
Monday, June 17- Register here>

Cancer Support Group
Mondays, Weekly
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
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Wellness House Programs at Rush
April – June 2024

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Wellness House Programs at Rush
July – September 2024

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For more information call 630-654-5356 or email whchicago@wellnesshouse.org

Webinars and Videos – View from anywhere!

Choose from a wide range of videos that are viewable from any location. Whether you are in treatment, post-treatment or a family member, we have a program that will help you through your cancer wellness journey.
Check out our FULL video library here.

Sample a video on demand

Mindful Breathing Meditation Click to view>

Join Nevada Bennett, LPC, Oncology Support, and Family Counselor, for a seven-minute mindful breathing meditation.

Managing Nausea and Vomiting Click to view>

This video discusses the various ways to address the common side effects of nausea and vomiting, which commonly occur during cancer treatments. 

Managing a Sore Mouth Click to view>

In this video, registered dietitian Jamie Shifley, discusses the common causes of sore mouth and then talks about foods to eat and strategies for managing this common side effect of cancer treatment.

Get to Know Us
Download our Welcome Guide

We offer additional programs at other locations and in Spanish.
Learn More here

Outcomes that make a difference

Research shows psychosocial care can be used effectively to control symptoms, reduce pain, reduce side effects of treatment and improve quality of life.  

All programs at Wellness House are evidence-based and complementary to medical treatment. We’re here to help your patients get stronger and feel better.  

reported an increased sense of well-being and improved quality of life.*

of participants reported an increase in the ability to manage stress.*

of participants are likely to recommend Wellness House to a friend.*

*based on FY2023 participant survey

were made to Wellness House in FY 2023. 

since Wellness House opened its doors in 1990.

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