The National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) is a public-private partnership of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and a network of community hospital-based cancer centers from around the United States. The NCCCP is working to improve the quality of cancer care delivered at community hospitals and to enhance the level of cancer research taking place in the community. More...
"Being treated at a hospital that has a research focus means that the care is going to be of a higher caliber, that the staff is going to be more specialized, and that I can be assured of getting the latest treatment."
Kathy M., NCCCP hospital patient/breast cancer survivor
Voices from the Community
2010 - Patients and providers at NCCCP hospitals speak of the benefits of cancer research opportunities in their communities.
Better Cancer Care. Close to Home.
2009 - At NCCCP hospitals, teams of oncology experts, including nurse navigators, guide patients through the complexities of cancer care.