The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has provided state-of-the-art cancer care for more than 20 years, and is the only cancer center in Kentucky designated by the National Cancer Institute. In August 2017, Markey was named as one of the Top 50 Cancer Centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The clinical programs and services of the UK Markey Cancer Center are integrated with the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Markey's cancer specialty teams work together with UK Hospital departments and divisions to provide primary patient care and support services as well as advanced specialty care with applicable clinical trials. Patients seen at Markey have access to more than 100 nationally sponsored clinical studies for different types of cancer. Markey researchers and clinicians are dedicated to taking new cancer treatments from the laboratory to patients and improving the health of all Kentuckians.