Cancer Center Profile

With the growing number of cancer survivors in the United States and around the world, supportive care has become of even greater importance for these patients. Read More ›

In November 2011, Mission Health, located in Asheville, North Carolina, opened the Mission SECU Cancer Center to provide comprehensive cancer care that includes state-of-the-art technology and comfortable, effective treatment delivery. Read More ›

The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s first and only National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. Read More ›

The Gibbs Cancer Center, part of the Spartanburg (South Carolina) Regional Healthcare System, is 1 of 21 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated community cancer centers. Recognizing in 2007 that 85% of all cancer patients receive their care in the community, NCI set benchmarks for elevating cancer care in the community setting. Read More ›

The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, located on the campus of Sibley Memorial Hospital, provides medical oncology services to cancer patients in the Washington, DC, community. Read More ›

Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) is 1 of 41 National Cancer In­stitute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers (ie, “cen­ters of excellence” in the United States. FCCC was one of the first institutions to be awarded the elite NCI designation, which it received in 1974. In July 2012, FCCC joined the Temple Health System. Read More ›

The mission of the John Theurer Cancer Center is to deliver extraordinary care that is multidisciplinary, personalized, innovative, and at the appropriate cost with superior outcomes to the most satisfied patients. Read More ›

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program was established at Cedars-Sinai’s Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute in 1991 to provide stem cell transplants to patients with breast cancer. The program fell into a lull when transplant was proven ineffective for breast cancer, but about 10 years later it had a resurgence under the directorship of Michael Lill, MD, who joined the center in 1997. In 2002, the first allogeneic transplants were performed there. Now the program has grown to include 6 medical doctors and 6 nurse coordinators. An expected 140 transplants will be performed in 2012. The largest group of transplant patients is those with multiple myeloma, followed by those with lymphoma and leukemia.

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