Through world-class research and patient care, The University of Kansas Cancer Center is working toward a world without cancer. Our work begins at home, here in Kansas, where exceptional cancer care keeps getting better. Patients across the region and beyond benefit from our quest to discover more answers to the big questions. It’s the best in care within the Kansas City region, and we continue to expand our reach into the community to help more patients. We are focused every day on ending the burden of cancer in the Heartland. Our partners include: The University of Kansas Medical Center The University of Kansas Hospital The University of Kansas and the KU School of Pharmacy The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita The Stowers Institute for Medical Research When it comes to facing cancer, patients benefit from a strong and unified team approach. Our doctors and scientists collaborate on new and more effective drug and treatment therapies. Their goal is to prevent, treat and, ultimately, end cancer. Our patient care team provides the most advanced care and the best possible service to our patients. Our health sciences schools train the next generation of doctors and scientists to continue the fight against cancer. One of our proudest achievements is earning National Cancer Institute designation, which represents excellence in cancer research. Being an NCI-designated cancer center means our patients have better opportunities to take part in clinical trials that test new treatments. They have access to the newest, most promising therapies and laboratory discoveries. And they are able to receive leading-edge care much closer to home.