The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers. NCI-designated cancer centers are characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer. They play a vital role in advancing towards our goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer.


The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is a partner in OncLive’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program, an alliance providing health care professionals and patients direct access to important oncology research and clinical practice news from UAB and more than 30 other leading cancer centers, nursing schools and physician groups around the country.

OncLive is the official website for the Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes Oncology & Biotech News, OncologyLive, Urologists in Cancer Care, Oncology Nursing News, and Contemporary Oncology. The mission of OncLive and these publications is to provide oncology professionals with the resources and information they need to provide the best patient care.

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