The number of people dealing with or having a history of cancer continues to grow as our population ages. But with that, so do the survival rates. Rochelle Community Hospital provides the complete spectrum of cancer care – from screenings and diagnosis to treatment and support. We work with patients and their families to ensure they understand their options and treatment plan, and provide them with any added support they need.
Cancer Care Specialist in Rochelle Every Monday
Dr. Mete Korkmaz, oncologist from the OSF Center for Cancer Care in Rockford, sees patients every Monday, right here in Rochelle. He is Board Certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology; and treats patients with all forms of cancer including:
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Throat Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
- Uterine Cancer
What to Expect at Your First Oncology Visit
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our Multi-Specialty Clinic staff where they will collect your photo ID and insurance information. Dr. Korkmaz’s nurse will collect your history and vital signs. You will then meet with Dr. Korkmaz to talk about your diagnosis, individualized treatment plan and options available.
Cancer Treatments Available at RCH
Rochelle Community Hospital can perform all diagnostic tests such as MRIs, CT scans, mammograms, X-rays, labs and blood work. We also perform biopsies and surgeries, and are able to administer infusion/chemotherapy treatments, right here in Rochelle.
What type of Cancer Support is Available at RCH?
Rochelle Community Hospital in conjunction with the hospital Foundation established the “All About Me” cancer program. This program provides additional support and information to those suffering from cancer from care bags to financial scholarship opportunities. Visit the “All About Me” Cancer Program page to find out more information.
Schedule an Appointment
You may schedule an appointment with Dr. Korkmaz by calling 815-227-2273. He is available every Monday at the Rochelle Multi-Specialty Center from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.