NCCN Annual Report 2013 - page 43

As ofDecember 31, 2013
The University of Texas
MDAndersonCancer Center
| Houston, Texas
TheUniversity of TexasMDAndersonCancer Center is one of
theworld’smost respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer
patient care, research, education andprevention. Based in the
TexasMedical Center,MDAnderson is one of the nation’s original
three comprehensive cancer centers designatedby theNational
Cancer Act of 1971.MDAnderson employsmore than 19,000
people – includingmore than1,600 faculty – and together they
work towards fulfilling themissionof eliminating cancer as amajor
health threat. In addition toMDAnderson’smain campus, four
regional care centers in themetropolitanHouston area and two
research facilities inCentral Texas, the institutionhas a network of
national and international locations.
Facultymembers in their cancer centers
more than
Newpatients (analytic and
non-analytic cases) seen in 2012
more than
Patients enrolledon interventional/
therapeutic clinical trials in 2012
Annual NCI funding
Vanderbilt-IngramCancer Center
| Nashville, Tennessee
As Vanderbilt-IngramCancer Center celebrates its 20
themissionof the center remains the same aswhen it broke ground
in 1993: To alleviate cancer death and suffering throughpioneering
research, innovative clinical trials, evidence-basedpatient-centered
care, prevention, education, and community activities. Vanderbilt-
Ingram continues to advance its research and celebrate its seminal
discoveries at thebench, openingof a newCenter for Cancer
TargetedTherapeutics, anddevelopment ofMyCancer Genome, a
web-based tool that provides up-to-date informationon the clinical
relevance ofmutations in cancer, treatment options, and clinical trials.
NCCNMember Institutions
lead theway
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