The NCI Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) has been replaced with the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), and as such the NCCCP website is now live archived. The information within the website will still be available to review for reference purposes only, but the information and links on the website are no longer being updated.

The information and links on this website are no longer being updated and are provided for reference purpose only.


NCCCP Community Hospitals and Health Systems

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NCCCP Community Hospitals - 2012

The 2012 NCCCP network consists of 21 community hospitals in 16 states and sees approximately 40,000 cancer patients per year. With an emphasis on ensuring that patients from medically underserved populations have the same access to research studies and quality cancer care as other patients, the hospitals are serving patients in rural, suburban, and urban locations. The hospitals and their cancer center locations are listed below.

St. Joseph Health
The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, California 92868-5600
Principal Investigator: Jay Harness,
Administrative Lead: Pam Hockett,

Penrose St. Francis Health Services
(Member of Catholic Health initiatives)
Penrose Cancer Center
2222 N. Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
Catholic Health Initiatives system Principal Investigator: Richard Deming,
Site Principal Investigator: James Young,
Administrative Lead: Peggy McKinney,

Hartford Hospital
Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06102
Principal Investigator: Andrew Salner,
Administrative Lead: Susan Wright,

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
at Christiana Care
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, Delaware 19718
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Petrelli,
Administrative Lead: Pat Swanson,

Northside Hospital
Northside Cancer Institute
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Principal Investigator: Guilherme Cantuaria,
Administrative Lead: Patti Owen,

St. Joseph's/Candler
Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion
5353 Reynolds Street
Savannah, Georgia 31405
Principal Investigator: H. A. Zaren,
Administrative Lead: Nancy Johnson,

The Queen’s Medical Center
The Queen’s Cancer Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Principal Investigator: Paul Morris,
Administrative Lead: Jennifer Kimbell,

Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Cancer Center
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314
Principal Investigator: Richard Deming,
Administrative Lead: Jackie Frost-Kunnen,

Norton Suburban Hospital
Norton Cancer Institute
4001 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, Kentucky 40207
Principal Investigator: Sandra Brooks,
Administrative Lead: Jim Steggeman,

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
Principal Investigator/Medical Director: David Hanson,
Co-Principal Investigator/Admin Lead: Renea Duffin,

Saint Mary’s Health Care
The Lacks Cancer Center
200 Jefferson Street, SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Principal Investigator: Tom Gribbin,
Administrative Lead: Kenda Klotz,

Billings Clinic
Billings Clinic Cancer Center
2800 Tenth Avenue North
Billings, Montana 59107
Principal Investigator: John Schallenkamp,
Administrative Lead: Jo Duszkiewicz,

St. Francis Medical Center
(Member of Catholic Health initiatives)
St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center
2620 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
Catholic Health Initiatives system Principal Investigator: Richard Deming,
Site Principal Investigator: Mehmet Copur,
Administrative Lead, Catholic Health Initiatives system: Peggy McKinney,

Good Samaritan Hospital
(Member of Catholic Health Initiatives)
Good Samaritan Cancer Center
10 E 31st Street
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Catholic Health Initiatives system Principal Investigator: Richard Deming,
Site Principal Investigator: George Bascom,
Administrative Lead, Catholic Health Initiatives system: Peggy McKinney,

St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
(Member of Catholic Health initiatives)
St. Elizabeth Cancer Center
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510
Catholic Health Initiatives system Principal Investigator: Richard Deming,
Site Principal Investigator: Kevin Yiee,
Administrative Lead, Catholic Health Initiatives system: Peggy McKinney,

Lehigh Valley Health Network
John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center
1240 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18105
Principal Investigator: Debbie Salas-Lopez,
Administrative Lead: Keith Weinhold,

Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Medical Center Cancer Institute
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, Pennsylvania 17822
Co-Principal Investigator: Victor Vogel,
Co-Principal Investigator: Matthew Facktor,
Administrative Lead: Thomas Graves,

Einstein Healthcare Network
Einstein Cancer Center
5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141
Principal Investigator: William Tester,
Administrative Lead: Christopher Minnick,

South Carolina
Spartanburg Regional
Gibbs Cancer Center
101 East Wood Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
Principal Investigator: James Bearden,
Administrative Lead: Lucy Gansauer,

South Dakota
Sanford USD Medical Center
Sanford Cancer Center
1305 West 18th Street
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117
Co-Principal Investigator: Thomas Asfeldt,
Co-Principal Investigator: Maria Bell,
Administrative Lead: Kristi Olesen,

Gundersen Health System
Gundersen Lutheran Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Principal Investigator: Alcee Jumonville,
Administrative Lead: Sarah Archer,

Former NCCCP-selected Community Hospitals

  • St. Luke's Regional Medical Center (Boise, ID) 2010-2012
  • Providence Portland Medical Center (Portland, OR) 2010-2012
  • Waukesha Memorial Hospital (Waukesha, WI) 2010-2012
  • St. Vincent Hospital (Indianapolis, IN) 2007-2012
  • Columbia St. Mary's (Milwaukee, WI) 2007-2012
  • Seton Family of Hospitals (Austin, TX) 2007-2012
  • St. Joseph Medical Center (Towson, MD) 2007-2012
  • Maine Medical Center (Portland, ME) 2010-2012
  • St. Joseph Mercy (Ypsilanti, MI) 2010-2012
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