Why choose UC Davis
Comprehensive Cancer Center
When faced with cancer, you want the best chance for an excellent outcome. At the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center we are breaking barriers to beat cancer through our commitment to excellence in cancer care:
Our approach to cancer care starts with teams of doctors who work together to develop the most effective treatment or combination of treatments for each patient. Your health-care team also includes highly trained nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, radiation therapists, clinical research coordinators and many other health-care professionals.
Advances in research
Our physicians conduct clinical research and collaborate closely with laboratory scientists, ensuring that new drugs, advanced biotechnologies and other treatments developed in the lab can move quickly to the clinic to benefit patients.
Education and outreach
Our population sciences and health disparities research has resulted in critical education and outreach programs to close gaps in cancer outcomes for diverse populations.
Support services for patients
Our patient support services are designed to meet the needs of the whole patient with high-quality, comprehensive care at the time of diagnosis, during treatment and after treatment is completed.
UC Davis is designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, the nation’s top cancer organization. Only 51 other cancer centers have successfully earned this designation, a mark of the highest standards and achievements in cancer research, outreach and education, all of which are reflected in our excellence in patient care.
UC Davis Comprehensive Center is among only 51 cancer centers in the United States designated as a “comprehensive” cancer center.Why NCI designation matters Why it’s important
Discovery, Innovation, Hope
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center attracts more than $100 million annually in funding for research to find better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.