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Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute of Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute provides world-class genitourinary cancer care through a disease-centric program of research, education and discovery. With its strong foundation of research and clinical excellence, the institute is changing the course of therapeutic developments, leading the way in translational and biotechnological research, launching innovative clinical trials, and enhancing the training and education of leaders in the field.​

Building off the success of Northwestern Medicine’s urology program — ranked No. 1 in Illinois for over 20 consecutive years — the multidisciplinary institute sets a new standard in urologic cancer care. Led by extraordinary physicians and scientists, we offer innovative, multidisciplinary treatment of all genitourinary cancers. Get to know the Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Meet Our Experts

The Polsky Institute is proud to offer patients access to some of the leading specialists in urologic cancer care in the country. Our team of multidisciplinary care providers understands the unique challenges that patients with urologic cancers face and are dedicated to providing the highest quality care.

Get to know one of exceptional experts, Mara Markzon, LCSW, ACM-SW. Mara received her Master of Social Work from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Advanced Care Manager-Social Worker (ACM-SW). With over a decade of experience in the field, Mara has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in helping individuals and families navigate various challenges and transitions.

Learn More About Our Other Experts 

To make an appointment, call the Polsky Institute at 833-7-POLSKY (833-776-5759) . We are located on the 20th floor of the Galter Pavilion, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 675 N. St. Clair St. in downtown Chicago.

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