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 at the 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.
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 call you back to 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.
Support Services for Cancer Patients & Families
Dr. Korkmaz will provide you with a nurse navigator to assist you through the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing needs you have in your fight with cancer. The nurse navigator will also connect you with cancer support groups and resources, as well as assist in answering any questions.
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.