Major Cancer Centers

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated 37 cancer centers throughout the United States as "Comprehensive" centers. These elite centers have been recognized for their focus on scientific excellence and have dedicated themselves to the prevention, treatment and cure of cancer.

Following is a list of Cancer Centers by state, and links to these facilities.  


UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL

Patient Information: 1-800-UAB-0933 or (205) 975-8222
Clinical Trial Information: (205) 934-0337 - Alma Del Grosso


Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ

Patient Information: 1-800-622-COPE


Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Patient Information: 1-800-826-HOPE or (626) 359-8111

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center/UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Patient Information: (310) 825-5268
Clinical Trial Information: 1-888-798-0719 - Lorena Iniguez

USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA

Patient Information: 1-800-USC-CARE

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center/UC Irvine, Orange, CA

Patient Information: (714) 456-8200
Clinical Trial Information: (714) 456-8483

UCSF Cancer Center & Cancer Research Institute, San Francisco, CA

Patient Information: 1-800-888-8664 or (415) 476-2201


University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver, CO

Patient/Clinical Trial Information 1-800-473-2288


Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT

Patient Information: (203) 785-4095
Clinical Trial Information: (203) 785-5702

District of Columbia

Lombardi Cancer Research Center/Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Patient Information: (202) 784-4000


Cancer Research Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Patient Information: 1-888-824-0200 or (773) 702-9200

Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Patient Information: (312) 908-5250


Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD

Patient Information: 1-800-507-9952 or (410) 955-8964


Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA

Patient/Clinical Trial Information: 1-800-320-0022 or (617) 632-3000


Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Patient Information: 1-800-865-1125

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI

Patient Information: 1-800-KARMANOS
Clinical Trial Information: (313) 993-2514 - Lynn Bentz, RN


University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN

Patient Information: 1-888-226-2376 (for residents of MN, ND, SD, IA and WI) or (612) 624-8484

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, MN

Patient Information: (507) 284-2111

New Hampshire

Norris Cotton Cancer Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Patient Information: 1-800-639-6918 or (603) 650-6300
Clinical Trial Information: (603) 650-7609

New York

Cancer Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

Patient Information: 1-800-ROSWELL

Kaplan Cancer Center, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY

Patient/Clinical Trial Information: (212) 263-6485

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Patient Information: 1-800-525-2225

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, New York, NY

Patient Information: (212) 305-9327

North Carolina

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Patient Information: (919) 966-3036
Clinical Trial Information: (919) 966-4432

Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC

Patient Information: 1-888-ASK-DUKE or (919) 416-DUKE

Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Patient Information: 1-800-446-2255 or (336) 716-2255


Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

Patient Information: (216) 844-8797

Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute/Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Patient Information: 1-800-293-5066


University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Patient Information: 1-800-879-PENN

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Patient Information: 1-888-FOX CHASE

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Patient Information: 1-800-237-4PCI


M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Patient Information: 1-800-392-1611 or (713) 792-6161

San Antonio Cancer Institute, San Antonio, TX

Patient Information: (210) 616-5590
Clinical Trial Information: (210) 616-5798 - Stephanie Hodges, RN


Vermont Cancer Center/University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Patient Information: (802) 656-4414


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Patient Information: (206) 667-5000


Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Patient Information: 1-800-622-8922 or (608) 262-5223


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